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Hilda Kroeker Library

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Serving Calvary University

The Hilda Kroeker Library is home to more than 30,000 books, e-books, and audio visual materials.The library primarily serves the needs of Calvary University students. Faculty, staff, and alumni, may also use the collection free of charge.

Growing Collection

Approximately 50 percent of the resource center is devoted to Bible and theology. The collection includes not only the works of classical and contemporary Bible scholars but also important primary source materials and technical biblical language tools. The Library has access to periodical databases, both secular and theological.

 

Mobius Consortium

The Library is a member of the Mobius Consortium; which also provides connection to Prospector Consortium (Colorado). The membership in the Consortium gives students access to over 30 million resources. These memberships provide access to the resources available in 17 public and private libraries in the Kansas City area, as well as access to the entire Mobius network consisting of 80 libraries (233 branches). Students can use the pickup anywhere function to pick up their materials at the participating library closest to them. Calvary also has membership in the Kansas City Metropolitan Library Information Network.

Online catalog service to consortium members is provided by clicking here and courier service brings the resources to the Calvary campus Monday-Thursday.

 

Mobius Instructional Videos

Introduction to Mobius

New Search – item owned by Calvary

New Search – item owned by another library in KC-Towers

My Library Account

KC-Towers

MOBIUS

Prospector (Colorado)

 

Association of Christian Librarians  Reciprocal Borrowing Program

This program allows all current Calvary University students, faculty, and staff to checkout physical materials from participating schools for free. (click the link and then scroll down to Borrowing Procedures for more information)

Library Hours

Monday 9:00am-5:00pm

Tuesday 9:00am-5:00pm

Wednesday 9:00am-5:00pm

Thursday 9:00am-5:00pm

Friday 9:00am-5:00pm

 

Alternate Hours

Wednesday, June 29  CLOSED

Friday, July 1 – Sunday, July 10  CLOSED for summer break

 

 

Closed

New Year’s Day

Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Good Friday

Commencement Friday and Saturday

Memorial Day

Summer Break (July 4-7, 2022)

OnRamp (August 11, 2022)

Labor Day

Thanksgiving Break (Wed-Sun)

Christmas Break

Who was Hilda Kroeker?

kroekerThe campus library is named after Miss Hilda Kroeker, the first degreed librarian of Calvary at its present location. Miss Kroeker served over 20 years of faithful and dedicated service. She did much for the library that makes it what it is today. On April 4, 2001, Calvary had “Hilda Kroeker Day” and honored her for her years of service to the Library and to Calvary. Miss Kroeker went to be with her Savior in January of 2009.

Contact the Library Staff

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Tiffany Smith

Tiffany Smith

Librarian

Sandy Smith

Sandy Smith

Library Donations Clerk

Eidene Anderson

Eidene Anderson

Assistant Librarian

Resources

Calvary is part of the Mobius library consortium, which allows members of the Calvary community in the Mobius and Prospector service areas the ability to borrow physical items from consortium members. This is done via a courier service. In addition, students and faculty are able to submit requests to the library for materials that are unavailable within the consortium. Galaxie Theological Journal Library and ProQuest Research Library are accessible on the Populi homepage. ATLA eBook Lending Program and ATLA Religion Database with ATLASerials are accessible via links below.

 

Websites

 

Library Handbook