University Libraries

Library Administration

Central Washington University welcomes Bonnie MacEwan as the Interim Dean of  Libraries.  MacEwan retired as the dean of Libraries at Auburn University in Auburn, Alabama.

MacEwan previously was Assistant Dean of Libraries for Collections and Scholarly Communication and Co-Director of the Office of Digital Scholarly Publishing (ODSP) at The Pennsylvania State University.  During her tenure at Auburn the University built a classroom facility designed for engaged learning integrated with the library and contiguous with the library learning commons.. 
She also served at the University of Missouri Libraries as Fine Arts Librarian and at Central Missouri University as the Head of the Humanities Library.

She earned her B.A in English from Whittier College and her M.A in Librarianship for the University of Denver.


About Brooks Library

Central Washington University’s Brooks Library is located in the northwest corner on campus.  Built in 1973, the third library in the University’s history, Brooks Library, with the branch libraries located at the University Centers in Des Moines and Lynnwood, supports the students and faculty in their academic and research needs.

The Libraries’ vision statement describes in part, “the Central Washington University libraries will be the hub and academic town square of the University by being an essential component of the academic and creative life of the institution.” 

Mission, Vision, Values & Goals 

Brooks Libraries summary of goals and values.


A brief overview of the Central Washington University Brooks Library.

Library Advisory Council

Council consisting of faculty and staff that provides advocacy and guidance.

Downloadable Documents:

2009 Program Review   (PDF)

Brooks Library Program Review by Richard Rubin, PhD and Greg Byerly, PhD.

2015 Program Review   (PDF)

Brooks Library Program Review by Richard Rubin, Ph.D. MLIS, September 2015

2009 LibQUAL Survey  (Excel)

The results of the 2009 LibQUAL Survey.

Library Organization Chart  (PNG Image) 


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