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Christ the King Seminary library is a Catholic theological research library of over 200,000 volumes providing for the curricular, research and instructional needs of the seminary's students and faculty and serving as a resource for the Western New York community.
The library's regular hours of operation during the school year are:*
Mon - Thu
8:30 AM - 9:30 PM
8:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Sat - Sun
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
*Regular hours apply only when classes are in session during the Fall and Spring semesters. Hours are reduced during semester breaks, on holidays/holiday weekends, and during the summer. Hours subject to change without prior notice.
All persons who belong to the seminary community have library privileges once their library cards are issued. All others must register before using the library. To register, call ahead to make arrangements to meet with a member of the library staff for a brief orientation and to fill out necessary paperwork.
Access the Christ the King Seminary Online Catalog (or mobile version) for a listing of the items in the library collection - books, periodicals, newspapers and audio/visual materials.
Current students and faculty may access the following EBSCO databases to find journal articles, book reviews, and essays in books: ATLA Religion/ATLASerials, Catholic Periodical and Literature Index, Philosopher's Index.
The mission of Christ the King Seminary Library is to serve the seminary in achieving its purpose: education and formation of candidates for ordained priesthood in the Roman Catholic Church, education of candidates for the permanent diaconate, graduate education in theological studies for men and women who wish to pursue an advanced degree and/or prepare for ministries in their churches, a program of continuing education, and the religious enrichment of individuals and groups within the Western New York area through sharing of its resources.
To phone the library, you may call the main number at 716-652-8959. Or, e-mail any of our staff members below:
Teresa Lubienecki, B.A., M.L.S. firstname.lastname@example.org
Periodicals and Circulation Librarian
Jane Brady, B.A., M.L.S., email@example.com
Acquisitions and Reference Librarian
Kara Cavaretta, firstname.lastname@example.org