Phone(562) 903-4834
LocationBuilding 37

What We Do


The Biola University Library is committed to outstanding SERVICE to our users, responsible STEWARDSHIP of our resources, and an enduring support of SCHOLARSHIP.


The mission of the Library is to provide access to knowledge and information to serve the research, teaching, and learning needs of the university community; facilitate the integration of on-campus and online curricula with relevant resources and robust library services; and support the university mission by fostering biblically centered scholarship.

Open Hours

For regular and detailed hours of operation see

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Services We Offer

See Biola University Library for more information about:

  • Accessing and Using the Library
  • Research Help
  • Library Instruction
  • Archives & Special Collections
  • Group Study Rooms
  • Library Conference Rooms

Department Contacts

Reference DeskFor general information and assistance with library research(562) 903-4838
Circulation DeskFor questions about library access, library accounts, fines and fees, and Lost and Found(562) 903-4835
Course ReservesFor questions about course reserves(562) 944-0351, ext: 5602

Department Members

Gregg Geary
Dean of the Library
Kim Knight
Office Manager
Heather Copeland
Supervisor, Interlib Loan/Ser
Julie Ellis
Head of Access Services; Reference and Instruction Librarian
Tina Gunther
Cataloging Technician
Simon Heres
Library IT Manager
Chuck Koontz
Supervisor, Technical Processing
Julie Mammano
Digital Library Assistant
Head of Public Services
Cameron Osborn
Library Building & Safety Sup
April Ray
Circulation Supervisor
John Redford
Media & Music Librarian
Stacie Schmidt
Reference and Instruction Librarian
Kathy Spicer
Library Reserves Supervisor
John Tiffin
Electronic Resources Librarian
Eileen Walraven
Technical Services Librarian
Sue Whitehead
Associate Dean, Library & Media Services
Jeremy Labosier
Assistant Dean, Library
Zeke Rivera
Technical Services Assistant
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