WSU Tri-Cities

Max E. Benitz Memorial Library

The Max E. Benitz Memorial Library is the library serving the Washington State University (WSU) Tri-Cities campus. The Library is a unit of the Consolidated Libraries.

The Benitz Library includes an on-site collection of books, periodical issues, and microfiche, shelved in combination with the collections of the PNNL Technical Library.

Wireless computer access to the campus network and library electronic resources is available in the library and around campus to currently enrolled WSU TC students. Students must register their computers with campus Computer Services, CIC Rm. 225.

Laptop computers are also available to enrolled WSU TC students on two-hour loans. The laptops have built-in wireless modems and come with the full suite of Microsoft Office applications and other software. Laptops may be checked out from the Library’s Circulation Desk.

Library Hours & Location

Summer 2014 hours

May 5–August 1
Mondays–Thursdays, 8:00 a.m.–7:00 p.m.
Fridays 8:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
Saturdays and Sundays, closed.
May 26, Memorial Day, closed.
July 4, Independence Day, closed.

August 4–August 22
Monday–Thursdays, 8:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
Saturdays and Sundays, closed.

Reduced library hours and closures for all university holidays will be posted in the Library one month in advance. Contact the library for more information: 509-372-7430.


The Library is located in the Consolidated Information Center (CIC) Building.

Mailing address:
WSU Tri-Cities Library
2710 Crimson Way
Richland, WA 99354-1671

Library Services, 2710 Crimson Way, Washington State University Tri-Cities, Richland, WA, 99354-1671
509-372-7430, Contact Us