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Learning Resource Center

You can't get a cup of tea big enough or a book long enough to suit me. 
C. S. Lewis

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General Information

Hours
Sunday: 8am–1pm
Tuesday & Wednesday: 9am–5:30pm
Closed Monday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday

Contact us to set up an appointment for help with research, book selection, or homework. 

Borrowing Privileges

Members and regular attendees of UPC are welcome to borrow books from the library. First time users need to register with the librarian on Sunday mornings. Please bring identification and accurate contact information.

Checkout Procedure 

Use the registration/checkout forms on the counter of the library. The barcode number is located in the upper right-hand corner. Please do not use the Dewey Decimal Number on the spine. 

Books circulate for three weeks; DVDs for two weeks. All materials must be returned by the due date or renewed once in order to maintain borrowing privileges. There are no late fines; however adonation replacement fee will be requested for books/DVDs that are not returned. The book return bin can be found under the checkout counter, and a slot in the door can be used to return books when the library is closed.

Collection

A fine reference section used by many seminary students; library use only. Permission to check out is granted under special circumstances such as preparation for ordination exams. 

Non-fiction: Bibles (including foreign language); Bible Times; Commentaries; Apologetics; Christian Ethics; Prayer, Christian Living; Christian Life (men, women, couples, parents, middle age and elderly, grief, etc.);  Family and Parenting; Psychology; Missions; Religions; Personal Finance, Literature; History; Geography; Biography; Bible Studies and Small Group Resources; CDs of sermon series.

Fiction; Periodicals; Children and Teens; DVDs and CDs.

Wish List

The UPC Library is funded through the generosity of its patrons. A wish list of books that meet the collection development policy and support the UPC ministry is posted quarterly. 

Donations

Monetary donations to purchase books evaluated by the librarian are gladly accepted. Donations of used books are not. Please see the librarian if you have a book you would like to donate that is not on the wish list. 

Online Resources

Film Reviews

PluggedIn
Christianity Today Movie Reviews

The Dove Foundation

Art

Art and Faith
Art and the Bible

Art in the Christian Tradition (Vanderbilt Library)

Image Journal - Art, Faith, Mystery

Grunewald Guild (Leavenworth)

Seeing the Savior - Images from the Life of Christ