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…

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Hours of Operation

The library is closed for remodeling.

Students, please visit the library’s Castle Commons page for ways to contact the library staff. Print books necessary for course readings and research are still available. Some library services for students are also available.

Please note that the Archives is currently closed. Most of the Archives files are in storage and unavailable. Many research questions cannot be answered without access to these files. Also, because of the limited space, we ask that you not send items to the Archives until the remodel is complete. Thank you!

Library Resources & Assistance

Library Catalog

Find books, eBooks, journals, eJournals, articles, and media in our Library Catalog.

Digital Theological Library Catalog

Find eBooks and eJournals in the Digital Theological Library Catalog.

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.

Hannah Bernhard (She/Her)

Library Services Coordinator and Writing Center Coordinator

Sue Dodd

WTS/Region 5 Archivist

Ericka Raber

Interim Director of Reu Memorial Library

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!