Need study space?

No place to study? The Library can help. 

Schedule Our Space today! 

Are you a Bates Technical College student or employee? You can reserve two hours of work and study time in the library! 

  • Enjoy a quiet study space 
  • Use the college WiFi 
  • Bring your own device 
  • Or use one of the library computers 

No-contact Curbside Service

While library buildings are closed, you can pick up and return your library items at one of our curbside service locations. An appointment is required. Visit our curbside service page for details.


Contact Us:
Phone: 253.680.7220
M-Th: 8:30 am – 4 pm
F: 10 am – 4 pm
Lunch closure daily 12:30 -1

South Campus
M-Th: 9 am – 5 pm
F: 9 am – 2 pm
Lunch closure M-Th 1 -1:30


More than just books.
Our libraries offer a wealth of online materials and reference guides. You can visit the library to take advantage of computer work spaces, find a quiet place to study, consult with one of our knowledgeable and helpful staff, or get help with any of our other services:


Search the Library Collection using the grey box below. Change the “Keyword” filter setting if needed to search by title, author, or subject.

Library Chat

Other Library Services

We’d love to hear from you! Please let us know if you have any Library Feedback or Suggestions.

Bates Technical College offers classes on campus, online and hybrid. Physical campuses are open to students attending on-campus classes, those with an appointment, and employees. Learn how we keep students and employees healthy and safe on our COVID-19 resource page.