Welcome to the Reu Memorial Library!


Regular Fall Semester Hours

Monday – Thursday: 7:30 am – 5 pm and 6 – 10 pm
Friday: 8 am – 4 pm
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: 6 – 10 pm
Closed during chapel, Monday – Friday: 9:25 – 10:15 a.m.

Holiday Hours

December 18 – 22: 8 am – 4:30 pm, weekdays only
December 23 – January 2: CLOSED

December 2017 Library Display

Come see our Advent display!

Check out Currents in Theology and Mission

Currents is the theological journal of Wartburg Theological Seminary and the Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago: http://currentsjournal.org/index.php/currents

Articles can be read online or downloaded as PDF!

Research Resources

Check out these resources on the research tools page.

Find books and media in our library catalog.

Mission Statement

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.

Johann Michael Reu

The library is named after an early Wartburg Seminary professor, Johann Michael Reu. More information on him can be found here.

Writing Center

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

30-minute consultations are available by appointment on the following days (Central Time):
Wednesdays 4:00-7:00 PM
Fridays 12:00-2:00 PM
All sessions are conducted through Zoom.
Email Loretta (lhaskell@wartburgseminary.edu) to schedule an appointment.
* The Writing Center does not help with work related to the candidacy process.

Reu Rap!

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

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