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About the Library

The Charles & Gloria Jones Library is the information resource for the Lancaster Bible College Center for Urban Theological Studies (CUTS). CUTS is located in North Philadelphia at 2001 W. Lehigh Avenue, Philadelphia. The facility includes: classrooms, a library, a student computer lab, a small kitchen and administrative offices. Ample parking is available for students.  Hours of operation are during class residency days only. See the current class schedule.

The Jones Library houses core biblical and theological collection.  Student computer workstations provide online research capability. Students are able to access over 300,000 electronic books and 100,000 electronic journal titles along with a wide range of online subject databases from the library home page.

Library Hours

For normal library hours during class sessions, click here

Borrowing Privileges

UndergraduateBooks & AV14 days; 3 renewalsDatabase Access: Yes; 
ALLL: Yes; ILL: Yes
AcceleratedBooks & AV30 days; 1 renewalDatabase Access: Yes; 
ALLL: Yes; ILL: Yes
GraduateBooks & AV30 days; 1 renewalDatabase Access: Yes; 
ALLL: Yes; ILL: Yes
Faculty/StaffBooks & AV90 days; 1 renewalDatabase Access: Yes; 
ALLL: Yes; ILL: Yes
AlumniBooks, AV14 days; 3 renewalDatabase Access: In library only
ALLL: limit 5; ILL: limit 5
CommunityBooks, AV14 days; 3 renewalDatabase Access: In library only

ALLL = Additional LBC Library Loan (Requesting an item from another LBC location)
ILL = Interlibrary Loan (Requesting an item from a non-LBC library)

Complete Borrowing Policy (PDF)


  • 12 computers are available for student use only.
  • Log onto computers using the Student Computer Lab username and password.

Printing and Photocopying

  • You must be logged in on a student computer to print.
  • Using your student account login, you can either email your document to your LBC email account to access your file and print; or you can save access and print your files using a USB drive.

Wireless Access

Wireless access is available.


  • Coffee
  • Vending Machines
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave


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Lancaster Bible College|Capital Seminary & Graduate School is an equal opportunity institution that does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex (except where sex is a bona fide occupational qualification), ancestry, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or genetic information. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, admission to and enrollment with the College.