About the Library  

The Nimitz Library offers comprehensive library services to midshipmen and faculty. Service is also provided to USNA military and civilian staff and their family members, to personnel attached to the other activities of the Annapolis Area Naval Complex, and to local retired faculty members and retired military personnel.

Portrait of Chester Nimitz

Other residents of the Annapolis community and authorized researchers may make use of the Library's resources under specific circumstances.

The Nimitz Library, completed in 1973, is named in honor of Fleet Admiral Chester W. Nimitz, USN (1885-1966); [Biography - Images]. A 1905 graduate of the United States Naval Academy, Admiral Nimitz served as Commander-in-Chief, Pacific, during World War II.  

Location                                                                                          

The Nimitz Library is located at:

589 McNair Road

Annapolis MD 21402-5029

Handicapped Access

Assistance is available for those who need help to enter the Library. Call the Circulation Desk (410-293-6945) to arrange for an escort from a Library staff member.

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