Library Hours & Information

Welcome to Reu Memorial Library!

Reu Memorial Library serves the mission of Wartburg Theological Seminary by supporting the educational activities of the institution; providing a place for independent and collaborative learning; collecting, preserving, organizing, and offering resources in a variety of formats; and teaching and equipping the Wartburg community for lifelong spiritual, intellectual, and personal learning. The library is named…

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Library Hours

Monday – Thursday: 7:30 am – 10 pm
Friday: 7:30 am – 4:30 pm
Saturday: 10:30 am – 4:30 pm
Sunday: 4 – 10 pm
* Closed for chapel 9:25 – 10:15 am, Monday – Friday

Library News


Dates and times for this semester’s book sale have been posted. Click the orange box below to find out more!


Library Resources & Assistance

Library Catalog

Find books and media in our Library Catalog.

Research Resources

Check out these resources on the research tools page.

Service & Policies

Questions about Reu Library policies can we found on the services and policies page.

Reference Help

Speak with the library staff or connect through ZOOM during open library hours.

Ministry Resources

Check out a variety of helpful sites for those in ministry.

Special Collections

Find special collections and new books here.

Additional Libraries

Check out our library partner’s Library Catalogs.

Internet Resources

Check out helpful internet resources.

Currents in Theology and Mission

Currents is the theological journal of Wartburg Theological Seminary and the Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago.

We're here to help.

Meet the Library Staff.

Susan Ebertz

Director for the Reu Memorial Library
563-589-0265

Tabetha Myatt

Library Services Coordinator
563-589-0267

Ken Resch

Writing Center Director
563-599-5831

The Writing Center

The Wartburg Seminary Writing Center is a valuable resource during the academic semesters for all on-campus and distance learning students, and is advantageous for writers of all skill levels.

Writing Center Hours:
Wednesdays
1 pm – 3 pm
Thursdays
12:45 pm – 1:45 pm and 2:15 pm – 3:15 pm
Or available upon request with the Writing Center Director Ken Resch via Email or Zoom

Library Social Media

We share updates on new books, library humor, helpful tips, and resources. Let us know what you find interesting and helpful!

Library Phone: 1-563-589-0267     Library Fax: 1-563-589-0296
Library Email: library@wartburgseminary.edu     Library Zoom: 5635890267

And now for something completely different…

Reu Rap!

Listen to a rap about the Reu Memorial Library by Jason Adams, here!