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Donations of books and collections

Your donations of new and used books are always welcome.

If you are considering a donation of print materials, contact the Serials and Lending Librarian, Trevor Schaefer, via to arrange your delivery.

Appropriate materials will be added to the ALC Library collection. Other items – such as duplicate materials or materials which are not core to our teaching programs – may be used to raise funds for the library, support ministry partners or agencies, or to assist students in their studies.

Books in these categories are most frequently needed by theological educators:

  • Biblical Studies including Commentaries, Secondary Studies, and Linguistic Tools
  • Theology
  • Church History
  • Ethics
  • Systematics
  • Philosophy
  • Missiology/Cross-cultural Studies
  • Pastoral Counselling (with a theological emphasis)
  • Lutheran Education