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Library

Yes, for fully vaccinated people who are currently part of the GTU consortium or UC-Berkeley, you may come in without reservations. Please have your proof of vaccination and School ID ready. Full policy here. The front door is locked, so use the doorbell.

Community borrowers, alumni, ATLA reciprocal borrowers, and individuals are all welcome to check out books using our curbside pickup service, and ask for assistance using the chat or email.

We also offer curbside pickup only in Berkeley on Sundays from 1pm - 5pm, when the building is closed. 

Note: fully vaccinated means two weeks after your final shot.

Yes, for fully vaccinated people who are currently part of the GTU consortium or UC-Berkeley, you may come in after confirmation of your reservation via email. Please have your proof of vaccination and School ID ready. Full policy here.

Community borrowers, alumni, ATLA reciprocal borrowers, and individuals are all welcome to check out books using our curbside pickup service (https://gtu.libcal.com/reserve/sftsbranch), and ask for assistance using the chat or email.

Note: fully vaccinated means two weeks after your final shot.

Make your reservation here:
https://gtu.libcal.com/reserve/sftslib

Students, login using your student ID number. If you don't know it, it's located in your student registration system.  

Faculty and Staff- if you have a library card, you can use your barcode number. If not, we can create a number for you.

You will need to create a PIN to login in, along with using your number. Set one up here.

 

Chat us for assistance from this page.

A PIN is just the passcode you will create to login to the library resources.

To set it up the first time, enter your barcode (or Student ID). Leave the PIN field blank & Click Submit.

Two PIN fields will display. This is your opportunity to create an 8-12 alpha-numeric character PIN number.
It must contain both alpha and numeric characters (for example, 2021berkeley)

Forgot your PIN? Use the link to be sent a retrieval email.

Use this link to get started.

We have curbside pickup services available if you aren't eligible to come in, or just feel more comfortable taking your materials home. Request the item online for pickup at the Berkeley or San Anselmo locations. Once you get an email that your item is on the hold shelf for you, come by any time the building is open to get it. No appoinment needed.

Here is a flyer describing the curbside process in Berkeley.

And you can always ask a librarian for help! Chat us from this page or email library@gtu.edu

Yes, all individuals, regardless of vaccination status are required to wear masks indoor in the Bay Area.

The fastest and easiest way is to chat a librarian (from this page)!

9 am - 4 pm Pacific Time, on weekdays.

Or email us at library@gtu.edu. Some in-person hours will also be available, listed on here. 

In the main library in Berkeley, the Seminar B room can be reserved for solo use. If you want to have a zoom meeting, practice a presentation, or have an online interview, this room can be booked in two-hour blocks. There are not any group study rooms available this semester due to social distancing.

https://gtu.libcal.com/reserve/room

The Flora Lamson Hewlett Library in Berkeley, together with our branch library at San Francisco Theological Seminary in San Anselmo, offer a rich array of programs, services, and resources to support the study and research needs of the more than 20 member schools, academic centers, and affiliates that comprise the GTU.