The library contains more than 2000 rare books, some from as early as 1500.
The blts library offers several important resources for interested pastors and laymen.
The campus consists of 22 buildings, including a library that has over 58,000 volumes and a collection of rare pre-18th century theological books.
Most obviously, the seminary library’s physical collection in mankato, minnesota houses over 12,000 volumes.
This physical library includes the seminary’s rare book collection which consists of almost a thousand volumes, including a first edition of of the book of concord published in 1580 and the apology to the book of concord published in 1584.