Street Address

Wright Library, 25 Library Place, Princeton, NJ 08540

Use for visiting the Library yourself and for package delivery (UPS, FedEx, etc.)

Mailing Address

Princeton Theological Seminary
Wright Library
P.O. Box 821
Princeton, NJ 08542 USA

Use for sending mail via US Postal Service



We welcome visitors to park in one of the 10 identified visitor spaces near the Center of Theological Inquiry in the Library Lot without a special permit.

If those spaces are occupied, you may park along Mercer Street, Library Place, Stockton Street, or in the municipal lot next-door (metered parking).

The Library Lot is monitored. Vehicles parked in non-visitor spaces within the Library Lot without valid, current Princeton Seminary parking permits (or temporary permits issued for specific events) are subject to ticketing.

For general parking information, please see “Visitor Parking” section of the Public Safety website.

Locations in the Library

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View the building directory

Shelving Locations are also listed below.

Self-Guided Library Tour

Study Spaces in the Library

Reference Desk

Reference Desk

Available during posted hours, the Reference Desk is located on the first floor opposite the Circulation Desk. Use the Ask the Reference Librarian form to submit online requests for information.

The Reference Librarian provides individual reference and research assistance and often instructs Seminary classes on the use of research tools.

Interlibrary loan requests made by members of the Seminary community are also handled by the Reference Librarian.

Shelving Locations

Student browsing books in the stacks
  • Reference B–BR, First Floor balcony
  • Reference BS–Z, Lower Level
  • Reference 2, A–Z, Lower Level
  • A–BS, Third Floor
  • BT–BX, Second Floor
  • C–Z, Lower Level
  • Current issues of selected print journals, Periodicals Reading Room, First Floor (shelved by title)
  • Periodicals (Journals), Lower Level (shelved by call number)
  • Braille Collection, Second Floor
  • Folios, Lower Level
  • Media, Second Floor
  • Microforms, Second Floor
  • New Books (a selection of recent publications), First Floor
  • Reigner Collection, Second Floor

Map of shelving locations by floor

Shelving locations for library materials by floor, updated August 14, 2019

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Selected additional locations ***


  • Lower Level
  • Second Floor
  • Third Floor
Student working at a computer workstation

First Floor

Student using flatbed scanner in the Copy and Scan Center

Lower Level

Second Floor

Students reading in the Alumni Room

Third Floor

***Study tables and soft seating options abound on all floors, including (but not limited to) those marked (*) above. Restrooms and water fountains are also located on each floor.