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

(all times are Central Time)

Sunday: 2:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Monday: 7:30 am – 10 pm
Tuesday: 7:30 am – 10 pm
Wednesday: 7:30 am – 10 pm
Thursday: 7:30 am – 10 pm
Friday: 7:30 am – 4:30 pm
Saturday: 9:30 am – 1:30 pm

Closed during chapel, Monday – Friday: 10:30 – 11:00 a.m.


Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the library is open only for WTS students, faculty, and staff. For more information on Wartburg’s response to the pandemic, click here.

Reading & Research Week Hours

Click the box for reading & research week hours!

Library Resources & Assistance

Library Catalog

Find books and media in our Library Catalog.

Digital Theological Library Catalog

Find e-books and media in the Digital Theological Library Catalog. More info on the tutorials page.

Internet Resources

Check out helpful internet resources including a variety of resources for those serving in ministry.

Wartburg & Region 5 Archives

For information including hours and contact info, click here.

Writing Center

For information including hours and contact info, click here.

Service & Policies

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

Special Collections

Find special collections and new books here.

Library Partners

Check out our library partner’s Library Catalogs.

Currents in Theology and Mission

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

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Meet the Library Staff.

Director for the Reu Memorial Library

Sue Dodd

WTS/Region 5 Archivist

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:     


And now for something completely different…

Reu Rap!

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