Concordia Lutheran Seminary

Library Information

The CLS library contains approximately 20,000 books, 100 journals, and a number of videos, CDs, and DVDs. We also offer access to electronic databases.

Our library provides works in all area of theology related to the text tradition of Lutheranism, and significant works from other traditions, both current and historically significant, a minor focus in the history of Lutheranism, especially in western Canada.

In addition to the main collection, we offer two special collections: Parish materials (used for congregational ministry) and foreign-language materials (especially German, in support of the text tradition of Lutheranism)

Library Hours:

8:00am-4:00pm, Monday through Friday

Library Closed over lunch time (12:00pm-1:00pm)

Summer Hours

April 27 - September 14

8:00 am - 12:00 pm ( Monday through Friday)

Search Databases:

The Alberta Library(TAL) is a provincial-wide consortium of 48 member libraries in more than 300 locations accross Alberta. Through CLS's association with TAL, our library card-holders have access to more than 20 licensed database resources.

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Search NEOS Catalogue:

NEOS is a central Alberta library consortium which has collaborated to create and maintain a shared online catalogue, as well as provide user services to its clients. Through NEOS our library card-holders enjoy access to collections, reference assistance, interlibrary loan privileges and a document delivery service Professor and student in library

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