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Hours and Directions

The library building is currently closed due to the health orders for the City of Berkeley and the Marin County, but library services continue online. For quesitons, please chat a librarian or email us at library@gtu.edu

GTU Library

Fall Semester

Sep 8th to Dec 18th

Monday: 10am-5pm
Tuesday: 10am-5pm
Wednesday: 10am-5pm
Thursday: 10am-5pm
Friday: 10am-5pm
Saturday: CLOSED
Sunday: CLOSED

Special Closure

Mar 17th to Oct 1st

Monday: CLOSED
Tuesday: CLOSED
Wednesday: CLOSED
Thursday: CLOSED
Friday: CLOSED
Saturday: CLOSED
Sunday: CLOSED

SFTS Library

Fall Semester

Sep 8th to Dec 18th

Monday: 10am-5pm
Tuesday: 10am-5pm
Wednesday: 10am-5pm
Thursday: 10a-4pm
Friday: 10am-4pm
Saturday: CLOSED
Sunday: CLOSED

Special Closure

Mar 17th to Oct 1st

Monday: CLOSED
Tuesday: CLOSED
Wednesday: CLOSED
Thursday: CLOSED
Friday: CLOSED
Saturday: CLOSED
Sunday: CLOSED

Please note

  • Hours are subject to change.
  • Building closure begins fifteen minutes before the hour.  No materials will be checked out after this time.
  • Patrons needing research assistance should come when the Reference Desk is open or should contact the Reference Desk ahead of time. For Reference Desk hours and more information about Reference services, see the Reference Services Overview page.

Rare Books may only be accessed Monday through Friday from 9 am to 4 pm.  Archives may only be accessed Monday through Friday from 9 am to 4 pm.

Materials must be requested at least 30 minutes before these closing times. For more information see, Library Information: Special Collections and Special Collections.

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.