Tuttleman Library

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The Tuttleman Library, a specialized academic library of Hebraica and Judaica, is a major national and international Judaic resource. It serves as the Jewish Public Library of Greater Philadelphia. The library houses approximately 100,000 items, including books, periodicals, sound recordings in various formats, films (DVDs and VCR tapes), and rare books. The Tuttleman Library Collection can be searched by using our online catalog from your own location. There is a computer in the library for those who are on campus. Wi-fi is available in the library and throughout the building. Please scroll down to read more about the library collections.

The Tuttleman Library's circulating collection includes books on every Jewish topic from Bible and Talmud to modern Jewish fiction, Middle Eastern history and politics, and Jewish life throughout the world. Library materials are available in a variety of languages including English, Hebrew, Yiddish, Ladino, Spanish, German and more.

The Theodore H. and Leah Cook Reference Collection includes standard reference works in Judaica and Hebraica, The Catholic Encyclopedia, the Encylopaedia of Islam, as well as on topics including the Holocaust, Middle East, art, music and Jewish life throughout the world. Cook Reference Collection materials do not circulate.

The Wolk Family Periodical Center includes current subscriptions with extensive holdings of back issues in both scholarly and popular periodicals. Our online subscriptions complement our vast print holdings and are selected to reflect our mission and the college curriculum.

The Weiss Music Library Center has LPs, cassette tapes and CDs. Printed music can be borrowed, or as determined by the Librarian, scans can be sent through Interlibrary Loan to researchers’ libraries. There is also a listening room available for those who are on campus.