Renowned for the depth and continuity of its collection, Wright Library attracts visitors from around the corner and around the world.

The Brick Café

The Brick Café in Wright Library is a great place to meet and catch up with friends!

Enjoy La Colombe Coffee (Philadelphia, PA), sweet and savory snacks, breakfast sandwiches, fresh baked butter and chocolate croissants, market and signature salads and snack cups.

Library Food and Beverage Policy

On-site Visitors

All visitors to Wright Library can access electronic resources using the public computers on the first floor of the library and browse the general collections.

Using OpenAthens to access e-resources

To borrow physical materials, any visitor not eligible for complimentary borrowing may purchase borrowing privileges at the Circulation Desk.

Online Visitors

Online visitors may use all open access digital resources, including Wright Library's Theological Commons digital library.


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.

Visiting Scholars

For individuals applying for Visiting Scholar status, that application process is through the Office of the President.

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