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Using the Library: Divinity Library

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a tall tan building with glass doors and shrubbery, with a black sign stating it is the James E. Cheek Learning Resources Center

G. Franklin Wiggins Library

The Divinity Library provides services and resources within a Christian environment to support the present and anticipated educational and research needs of the Shaw University Divinity School community. The Library serves a primarily graduate and professional clientele who are preparing for service as clergy or laity in churches and other Christian ministries.

Through cooperative agreements, Shaw University graduate students and faculty may utilize the resources and services of the Duke Divinity School Library and Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary Library. 

More information on Collections and the Divinity Library

Visit the Shaw University Divinity School Library page for further information or to learn more about the building, collections, and cooperations.

Library staff phone numbers and email addresses can be found in the Staff Directory.

  • The Divinity Library Front Desk Number is (919) 546-8324


Regular Operating Hours

Day Opening Time Closing Time
Monday through Friday 8 am 4:30 pm
Weekends Closed  
Spring Break, Summer Semester, & Winter Break (Monday through Friday) 8 am 4:30 pm

Holiday Closings: Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Easter (Fri-Mon), Memorial Day, Juneteenth, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving (Wed-Sun), Christmas (24-26), New Year's Eve, New Year's Day


On the campus map below, the James E. Cheek Learning Resources Center (the main campus library) is circled in blue, and the G. Franklin Wiggins Library at the Divinity School, which is inside Leonard Hall, is circled in green. For more information, see the full, interactive campus map.

colorful campus map with libraries circled and labeled

For further assistance, please contact us!
Shaw University Libraries - James E. Cheek Learning Resources Center
118 E. South Street - Raleigh, NC 27609
919-546-8407 -

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