All faculty of the University of Minnesota can eligible for free borrowing privileges from the seminary libraries in Minnesota, which are collectively known as the Minnesota Theological Library Association (MTLA). Faculty at the seminary libraries are also eligible for free borrowing privileges at the University of Minnesota Libraries. You are cordially requested to call ahead for the privilege and to learn of any requirements that will be asked of you; staff in the evenings and weekends, especially, may not be able to grant you borrowing privileges unless they know of your visit in advance.
Directions for Calling in Advance (Required)
The information below gives the phone numbers for each library.
Library, St. John's University
Ireland Memorial Library at the St. Paul Seminary, University of
United Theological Seminary of the Twin Cities
633-4311, ext. 142
of Minnesota Libraries
624-3383. You will be asked in Wilson Library (where the religious
studies materials are normally kept) for a letter signifying current
employment with your institution and an identification card with
MTLA Consortial Libraries
Directions to Campuses
The address and directions for each seminary library are given below:
Library, 3949 Bethel Drive, Arden Hills, Minnesota 55112:
By car: 280 north
to 35W. Continue north on 35W to County Road E-2. Turn right (east)
on E-2 to Old Highway 10. Turn right on Old Highway 10 approximately
1/4 mile to entrance to Bethel campus. Proceed on main road to Seminary
complex located on the north (left) portion of the campus.
Library, 2481 Como Avenue, St. Paul, Minnesota 55108
By car: follow
I-94 to 280. Follow 280 to Como exit. Turn right on Como Avenue and
continue to second street to the left (by the Lutheran Chruch). Enter
campus from Luther Place.
St. John's University, Collegeville, Minnesota 56321
Take the St.
John's exit off I-94 about 10 miles west of St. Cloud.
Ireland Memorial Library, St. Paul Seminary, University of St.Thomas,
2260 Summit Avenue, St. Paul, Minnesota 55105
Cretin Exit off
Interstate 94 just east of Minn. 280 junction. One mile south on Cretin
to Summit Avenue (a broad boulevard intersection). West on Summit
approximately .10 mile to median in boulevard just short of Mississippi
River Drive. Visitors should park in parking areas labeled "Lot P";
this includes the parking lot in front of the library. A parking permit
is required. Permits are available at the circulation desk.
United Theological Seminary of the Twin Cities, 3000 5th Street N.W.,
New Brighton, Minnesota 55112
Highway 694 to
Silver Lake Road exit. South on Silver Lake Road to 5th Street N.W.,
west on 5th Street beyond second intersection on right.
- Wilson Library
Wilson Library houses the main humanities and social sciences collections of the University Libraries.
If you wish to search the catalog in advance of your visit, you may click on the following links.
Page Coordinator: Susan Gangl firstname.lastname@example.org
This URL: http://www.lib.umn.edu/libdata/page.phtml?page_id=939