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Washington State University
College of Arts and Sciences School of Music

Kemble Stout Music Listening Library

Sean M. Taylor, Library & Archives Paraprofessional III
Kimbrough Hall Room 360
(509) 335-3305

HOURS OF OPERATION (Subject to Change)

  • Sunday: Closed
  • Monday – Thursday: 8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
  • Friday: 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
  • Saturday: Closed

Kemble Stout Music Listening Library is located on the 3rd floor of Kimbrough Hall. It serves as the resource center for scores, audio/visual materials, computer-assisted instruction, and reference sources. It is open to all WSU faculty, staff, and students, and welcomes visitors from all regions.


  • 3 stand-alone computers for public use, plus one additional computer strictly for searching library materials.
  • Music Scores (Circulating)
  • Select texts on Musical History, Performance, and Theory (Circulating).
  • Reference Materials (In Library Use Only)
  • LPs and CDs Collections (In Library Use Only)
  • Graduate Student Projects/Theses (In Library Use Only)
  • Archival Recordings of School of Music performances on CD beginning 18 November 1999 (non-circulating, but exceptions may be allowed).
  • Reserve Materials set aside for specific courses. These items can be searched for online at the WSU Libraries Web Page via course number (i.e.: “MUS 253”).

Additional materials can be found at WSU Holland & Terrell Libraries.


KSMLL can hold, check-out, and return the following items for WSU affiliated patrons…

  • Materials from all branches of WSU Libraries.
  • Items requested through Summit or Interlibrary Loan (see below).

Orbis Cascade Alliance…

  • Washington State University Libraries is a member of the Orbis Cascade Alliance (also known as Summit); A library consortium serving academic libraries in the Northwestern United States. It consists of 38 colleges and universities in Oregon, Washington, and Idaho.

Interlibrary Loan…

  • All students have access to Interlibrary Loan resources. They can have physical media/monographs picked up via KSMLL, and can request electronic delivery of books, theses, and articles.

Summit and Interlibrary Loan materials may be requested through the WSU Libraries Web Page.