The Kierkegaard Library is a special collection that serves anyone interested in the writings and ideas of Søren Kierkegaard, the 19th-century Danish philosopher, and related thinkers. The collection includes approximately 20,000 book volumes, some of which are a collection of editions matching those owned by Kierkegaard himself. The library also offers collections of periodical articles, newspaper articles, and archival materials related to Kierkegaard studies, the history of the Library, and the biographies of Howard and Edna Hong. Microfilm, videos, DVDs, CDs, and audiotapes are included. Availability of and access to electronic resources are increasing. As a study and publication center, the Library especially welcomes students and scholars with serious interest in Kierkegaard research.
Hours of Operation
Academic Year: September through May
9 – 12 AM and 1-5 PM Monday-Friday
Closed on weekends
The Hong Kierkegaard Library will be closed December 22-January 1,
reopening on January 2, 2013.
Summer: June and July
8:30 AM – 8:30 PM Monday-Friday
1–5 PM Saturday and Sunday
Uncertain and varied hours. Please contact in advance.
To make an appointment to visit the library on weekends or after hours contact Cynthia Lund at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Applications for summer programs closed on March 15.