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Hours and Directions

To enter the GTU Main library in Berkeley: Please have card and proof of vaccination ready when approaching door, you will be required to show it every time. Ring the doorbell for entry. All GTU, UC-Berkeley, and Zaytuna students, faculty, staff, will need a school Photo ID and proof of vaccination to enter the library. Community patrons, alumni, reciprocal borrowers, and visitors may enter with a current (non-expired) library card and proof of vaccination. If you'd like to renew your card online, chat a librarian.

Librarians are available on chat from 9am - 4pm on weekdays. They can also be reached at library@gtu.edu

Note: Beginning July 1st, the lower level in Berkeley will be closed for building alterations. You may request books from the stacks by clicking the request button in the catalog.

Please note: the GTU library in Berkeley will be closed for several days when the new glass floor is installed. We will update this page when we know the exact dates, and you may still request items during the closure and reference librarians will be on chat and email for assistance.

The Branch library in San Anselmo will remain open.

GTU Library

Spring hours

Jan 31st to May 20th

Monday: 9am - 6pm
Tuesday: 9am - 6pm
Wednesday: 9am - 6pm
Thursday: 9am - 6pm
Friday: 9am - 5pm
Saturday: CLOSED
Sunday: CLOSED

Summer hours

May 21st to Jun 10th

Monday: 9am - 5pm
Tuesday: 9am - 5pm
Wednesday: 9am - 5pm
Thursday: 9am - 5pm
Friday: 9am - 5pm
Saturday: CLOSED
Sunday: CLOSED

Summer with Late Wednesdays

Jun 13th to Jun 24th

Monday: 9am - 5pm
Tuesday: 9am - 5pm
Wednesday: 9am - 7pm
Thursday: 9am - 5pm
Friday: 9am - 5pm
Saturday: CLOSED
Sunday: CLOSED

Summer hours

Jun 27th to Sep 2nd

Monday: 9am - 5pm
Tuesday: 9am - 5pm
Wednesday: 9am - 5pm
Thursday: 9am - 5pm
Friday: 9am - 5pm
Saturday: CLOSED
Sunday: CLOSED

Juneteenth Closure

Jun 20th

Monday: CLOSED

4th of July Holiday

Jul 4th

Monday: CLOSED

Memorial Day Holiday

May 30th

Monday: CLOSED

SFTS Library

Spring Hours

Jan 30th to May 20th

Monday: 9am - 9pm
Tuesday: 9am -9pm
Wednesday: 1pm - 9pm
Thursday: 9am - 5pm
Friday: 9am - 5 pm
Saturday: CLOSED
Sunday: CLOSED

Memorial Day Holiday

May 30th

Monday: CLOSED

Please note

Reference Librarians are available for questions on chat on weekdays. They can also be reached by email at library@gtu.edu or on zoom by appointment.

Archives and Special Collections questions should be directed to archives@gtu.edu

Most of the library staff is working a hybid schedule to the pandemic, so please chat or email us rather than calling the library.

 

Directions to the GTU Library

Click here for directions to the Graduate Theological Union Library

San Francisco Theological Library

If you are in the North Bay, our branch library is in San Anselmo. If you need a book from SFTS library and don't want to travel over there, just request it directly from GRACE and our courier will deliver it. Generally, items are delivered within 1-2 business days.