Meet the September Reciprocal Borrowing Members

The ATLA Reciprocal Borrowing Program is growing every month! Please join us in welcoming the member institutions that joined the program in September. The Reciprocal Borrowing Program creates an arrangement between participating North American ATLA Institutional Members to grant check-out privileges to each other’s patrons and students. To find a library close to you, please visit the map of participating member libraries.

bethlehemBethlehem College & Seminary 

Formerly known as the Bethlehem Institute, Bethlehem College & Seminary has grown out of the higher education ministry of Bethlehem Baptist Church over many years. Bethlehem College offers undergraduate programs based on a Christian, Bible-centered worldview.

Bethlehem Seminary offers graduate-level instruction for those who wish to deepen their theological learning or serve in vocational ministry.

The Bethlehem College & Seminary Library exists to support the mission of the school by providing access to information resources and research assistance. The library is a non-lending study center with approximately 6,000 volumes.

byzantine-cathByzantine Catholic Seminary of SS. Cyril and Methodius

The Byzantine Catholic Seminary of SS. Cyril and Methodius is the only free-standing, English speaking, Byzantine Catholic Seminary in the nation. Since its inauguration, the Seminary has prepared hundreds of priests to serve the Church and its people in the Byzantine Tradition.

The library primarily serves the seminary student body by providing support for coursework and thesis research. In addition to its academic focus, the library holds a specialized collection of unique items in the fields of Eastern Catholic theology, liturgical music, and Eastern European History. This collection includes more than 800 parish histories of Eastern Catholic and Orthodox churches throughout the United States and Canada, various rare serials, and several examples of the treasure bookbinding of sacred texts.

gardnerGardner-Webb University

Gardner-Webb University is a private, Christian, Baptist-related university that provides both undergraduate and graduate education. Historically, the institution has played significant roles in teacher education and preparation of students interested in church-related vocations.

The John R. Dover Memorial Library at Gardner-Webb University is located on the main campus in Boiling Springs, North Carolina and was built in 1974. The library holds over 282,000 volumes and has over 500,000 e-books. In addition, the library administers the Digital Commons @ Gardner-Webb University program, which is an institutional digital repository that showcases university-wide research and scholarship. Collections include in-house academic journals, faculty and student publications, campus events, and university archive collections.

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