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The American Geographical Society Library is free and open to the public for drop in visits during all of our opening hours. Tours, presentations and displays are available to UWM classes, area colleges, community groups, and schools. Scheduling can be arranged for departmental colloquiums, visiting scholars and symposiums. Community groups such as genealogical societies, study groups and professional organizations are welcome to schedule their events with the AGS Library. Area middle and high schools are encouraged to utilize our resources as part of their course work.

If you would like to schedule a visit to the library, request specialized instruction for your class or a tour for a group, please follow the button below and let us know what type of visit you would like, and how many people we can expect.

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We are located on the third floor, east wing of the Golda Meir Library Building on the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee campus in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.  The AGS Library is located at 43° 04′ 37″ North; 87° 52′ 48″ West.

Street Address:
American Geographical Society Library
UWM Libraries, Third Floor, East Wing
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
2311 E. Hartford Avenue
Milwaukee, WI 53211

Mailing Address:
American Geographical Society Library
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
PO Box 399
Milwaukee, WI 53201

(414) 229-6282 or 1-800-558-8993 (in the USA)

(414) 229-3624


See staff members web page for email addresses of individual staff members.

Monday – Friday, 9:00 am to 4:30 pm
(During holidays, UWM breaks and interim periods, refer to the UWM Libraries building hours.)

The AGS Library is closed on the following holidays:
New Years Eve Day
New Years Day
Martin Luther King Jr. Day
Memorial Day
Independence Day
Labor Day
Thanksgiving Day
Christmas Eve Day
Christmas Day

Campus Parking: A campus map is located on the UWM Web Site; the map’s PDF version for printing includes directions and parking locations. Patrons are advised to use public parking facilities, as on-street parking is extremely limited and difficult to find. Please contact the UWM Parking and Transit Office at (414) 229-5644 for more information about parking at UWM.