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The Bethel College Library has now reopened to the public.

Library hours and services are subject to change based on campus status. Please see Library COVID procedures for more information about current hours, policies, and procedures.

  • Below you will find links to the library catalog, an off-campus link to EbscoHost, and other resources including our LibGuides.
  • Interlibrary loan may be limited due to state-wide closures.
  • Library fines are suspended, and patrons are welcome to keep their items until further notice. If you would like to return library items, you may leave them in the book drop just inside the front entrance.

Barbara Thiesen, Co-Director;
Renae Stucky, Access Services Librarian;
Katie Hoody, Library Assistant for Interlibrary Loan;
John Thiesen, Co-Director and Archivist;

Our gradual reopening process is being instituted to protect the future health of the public and the library staff. Thank you for your understanding! We look forward to serving your library needs as much as possible.

Coronavirus Resources Item Request Form Library COVID Procedures





LibGuides (“how to” guides for many library resources)

Bethel College Library Mission Statement

The Bethel College Library supports the college’s mission to prepare students for meaningful lives of work and service through faith formation, the liberal arts, and practical experience in career pathways.

To this end, the Library will provide convenient and effective access to high quality library services, collections in a variety of formats, and information resources designed to meet the curriculum, research, professional, intellectual, creative and personal needs of the Bethel College community.

About Bethel

As the first Mennonite college founded in North America, Bethel College celebrates a tradition of progressive Christian liberal arts education, diversity within community, and lifelong learning.