About the Friends


About the Friends of the Princeton Theological Seminary Library

The Friends of the Princeton Theological Seminary Library’s purposes are to promote an appreciation of the Princeton Theological Seminary Library’s importance as a unique center for theological study and research, and to support the library in maintaining, expanding, and preserving its collections.


Please support the Princeton Theological Seminary Library by joining or renewing your annual membership at one of the membership levels described below.


All Friends of the Princeton Theological Seminary Library will receive:

    • Friends-level access to a select number of scholarly research databases. Note that the list may
      change throughout the year. Follow the link above to view a list of the databases
      currently available to Friends.

    • Friends semi-annual e-newsletter
    • Additional gifts noted by membership level below


Membership Levels


Contributor - $50
All the benefits above
On-site only borrowing privileges of 20 books at a time (On-site borrowing for hard copy books only; materials cannot be mailed to Friends)


Supporter - $250
All the benefits above
On-site only borrowing privileges of 50 books at a time (On-site borrowing for hard copy books only; materials cannot be mailed to Friends)


Donor - $500
All the benefits above
On-site only borrowing privileges of 50 books at a time (On-site borrowing for hard copy books only; materials cannot be mailed to Friends)
Digital bookplate featuring your name on one new volume


Benefactor - $5,000
All the benefits above
On-site only borrowing privileges of 50 books at a time (On-site borrowing for hard copy books only; materials cannot be mailed to Friends)
Digital bookplate featuring your name on five new volumes


Individuals who are current full-time residents in countries defined by the United Nations as "least developed" or "developing") may inquire about Friends membership by emailing library.friends[at]ptsem[dot]edu.



To start or renew your Friends of the Princeton Theological Seminary Library membership, choose from one of the easy methods below. New Friends can expect to receive their benefits and login information via email in approximately one full week.

    Join or renew online
    Download and print a membership form to mail  


For more information, please contact:

Princeton Theological Seminary Library
P. O. Box 111
25 Library Place
Princeton, New Jersey 08540
E-mail: library.friends[at]ptsem[dot]edu