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Bethel Libraries

Bethel Seminary St. Paul Library : A Guide

Bethel Seminary Students and Staff

You must have a valid Bethel ID to check out material. Your ID can also be used at other CLIC and MTLA libraries.

The loan period for books is 6 weeks. Books may be renewed two times for 4 weeks each, unless someone has requested them. The loan period for media items is 2 or 3 weeks.

Reference books and journals may not be checked out.

Holds may be placed on books which are checked out. You will be notified by email when they are available for checkout.

Bethel Faculty

You must have a valid Bethel ID to check out material. Your ID can also be used at other CLIC and MTLA libraries.

The loan period for books is 4 months. Books may be renewed one time for 4 weeks, unless someone has requested them. The loan period for media items is 2 or 3 weeks.

Reference books and journals may not be checked out.

Holds may be placed on books which are checked out. You will be notified by email when they are available for checkout.

Bethel Alumni

Bethel Alumni may register for a library card at no charge. The card allows you to check out up to 5 books from Bethel Seminary St. Paul Library or Bethel University Library. The loan period for books is 6 weeks. Books may be renewed two times for 4 weeks each, unless someone has requested them.

Reference books and journals may not be checked out.

Terms and Conditions:

  • To continue to receive these benefits, you must register annually.
  • Your valid library card must be presented at each time of service.
  • A minimum of $65 will be charged per item not returned.
  • By registering for a library card, you agree to comply with the rules of the Bethel Libraries, to pay fees charged to you for overdue and lost/damaged materials and to give prompt notice of any change of address, phone number, or loss of card. You are responsible for all items checked out on your card.

MTLA Members

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Students, faculty, and staff from Luther Seminary, United Seminary, or St. John's School of Theology-Seminary may register for a library card at no charge. The card allows you to check out up to 25 books from Bethel Seminary St. Paul Library or St. Paul Seminary-Archbishop Ireland Library. The loan period for books is 6 weeks. Books may be renewed two times for 4 weeks each, unless someone has requested them.

Reference books and journals may not be checked out.

ATLA Reciprocal Borrowing Program

ATLA Reciprocal Borrowiing

Graduate students and faculty from libraries participating in the ATLA Reciprocal Borrowing Program may register for a library card at no charge. The card allows you to check out up to 10 books from Bethel Seminary St. Paul or Bethel Seminary San Diego Libraries. The ATLA card may not be used at Bethel University Library.

CLIC Libraries

CLIC

You must have a valid ID from a CLIC member library to check out material.

The loan period for books is 6 weeks. Books may be renewed two times for 4 weeks each, unless someone has requested them. The loan period for media items is 2 or 3 weeks.

Reference books and journals may not be checked out.

Guests

Members of the community may register for a library card for $15 per year. The card allows you to check out up to 5 books from Bethel Seminary St. Paul Library or Bethel University Library. The loan period for books is 6 weeks. Books may be renewed two times for 4 weeks each, unless someone has requested them.

Reference books and journals may not be checked out.

Terms and Conditions:

  • To continue to receive these benefits, you must register annually.
  • Your valid library card must be presented at each time of service.
  • A minimum of $65 will be charged per item not returned.
  • By registering for a library card, you agree to comply with the rules of the Bethel Libraries, to pay fees charged to you for overdue and lost/damaged materials and to give prompt notice of any change of address, phone number, or loss of card. You are responsible for all items checked out on your card.