The MWSU Library has a variety of resources and services that meet the learning and research needs of the students, faculty, and staff. The collection contains print and electronic resources in a variety of subject areas. In addition to the 228,000 volumes housed in the library, students have access to over 25 million items through the Missouri Consortium of Academic Libraries (MOBIUS). Professionally trained librarians provide individual assistance and classroom instruction. Research assistance is available by walk-in, email, chat, or Book-a-Librarian for personalized assistance.

Group and individual study rooms are available for collaboration or quiet study. A general use computer lab is housed in the library. Laptops are also available for use in the library. MWSU library provides a variety of seating and study spaces as well as a coffee bar. The library is a popular destination for research, study, meetings, and group work.