October is a cornucopia of wonderful things. But one event that never seems to make it onto anyone's calendar is October being Theological Libraries Month. Well, at JKM we seek to rectify that oversight by sponsoring our LSTC and McCormick published author celebration. On Tuesday 29 October 2019, 4 pm to 5:30 pm, we're having our 5th annual celebration in the JKM cafe, with hors d'oeuvres, wine, and other refreshments in the JKM cafe. So whoever you are — faculty, student, staff, alumnus, or alumna — if you've published a book, chapter, article, etc. in the last year, come to the celebration and be prepared to speak briefly about your creation, and receive the recognition you deserve. Send us an email in advance at, and provide a citation for our bibliography. See you then!

Monday through Friday: 8:30 am to 10 pm
Saturday: 10 am to 4:30 pm
Sunday: 5 pm to 10 pm

The library will be closed Thursday 28 November 2019 for the Thanksgiving holiday.

About the library
About the library

The JKM Library serves the students, faculty and staff of the Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago and McCormick Theological Seminary. The JKM in our name was — from 1975 to 2004 — an initialism for Jesuit-Krauss-McCormick: Jesuit from the Jesuit School of Theology, which closed in 1981; Krauss from the Krauss Library, the original name of the merged collection when LSTC moved to Hyde Park in 1967; and McCormick for McCormick Theological Seminary, which joined the Jesuits and LSTC in the Hyde Park neighborhood in 1975). In 2004, in an agreement worked out with the Chicago Province of the Society of Jesus, the name Jesuit was dropped, and we became officially known as the JKM Library.