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SAINT SOPHIA UKRAINIAN ORTHODOX THEOLOGICAL SEMINARY

St. Sophia’s Theological Library was established to collect and preserve materials and is committed to being a center for learning, research and writing for the St. Sophia Seminary community and the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the USA.

Principal collections of the Library include:

Theological, historical, and literary works;

Rare books;

Reference collections (encyclopedias, foreign language dictionaries, travel guides);

Music collections;

Orthodox and secular journals and periodicals;

Calendars & Almanacs;

Parish Jubilee Books;

Anniversary Books;

Publications of the UOC of USA

(including the Ukrainian Orthodox Word & the Ukrainian Orthodox Calendar from 1947 to the present);

 

Special collections include:

materials relating to the Holodmor (Ukrainian Famine of 1932-33),

Publications of the Shevchenko Society,

Harvard Ukrainian Studies,

the Ukrainian Academy of Arts & Sciences,

Ukrainian Free University,

and sacred and secular art books.

 

As a theological library, the holdings support the curricula of the theological programs offered at Saint Sophia Seminary. The Library’s resources are housed in the Library adjacent to the Consistory of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the USA.

The Library serves the needs of the administration, faculty and students of St. Sophia. The Library collection is available as well to all parish priests, members of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the USA, scholars and researchers.

ON-LINE CATALOG

The Library’s online catalog holds substantial resources in English, Ukrainian and other languages. Many more are being added to the online catalog on a weekly basis.  Searches in the Online Catalog must be perfomed using Roman letters. The Library utilized the Library of Congress Ukrainian transliteration for titles in Ukrainain. If you need assistance finding a title, please contact the Librarian at (732) 356-0090 ext 120 or library@uocofusa.org

 

LIBRARY HOURS:

Monday: 9 am to 3 pm

Tuesday – Friday: 9 am to 5 pm

The Library is closed on Saturdays, Sundays,

US Federal Holidays, and Eastern Orthodox religious Holy Days (Old Calendar/Julian Calendar)

 

LIBRARY ACCESS

St. Sophia Library is located on the Metropolia campus of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the USA in Somerset, New Jersey. The Library building is adjacent to the Consistory of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the USA and is conveniently located next to St. Sophia Ukrainian Orthodox Theological Seminary.

The Library is located at:

135 Davidson Avenue

Somerset, New Jersey 08873

 

For Travel information to the Metropolia Center & St. Sophia Library, click here

LIBRARY DONATIONS

St. Sophia Library is actively collection and accepting new materials. For more information about the scope of collections to arrange a drop-off time for materials, contact the Librarian.

Library Donations are accepted Monday-Friday between the hours of 9 am and 5 pm (135 Davidson Avenue / Somerset, NJ 08873).

Please download and complete the Donation Form with all donations made to the Library.

 

RESEARCH APPOINTMENTS

Anyone interested in conducting research at the Library must contact the Librarian to arrange a visit date(s).

 

LIBRARY MEMBERSHIP

Become a member to obtain borrowing privileges!

  MEMBERSHIP FEES LOAN PERIODS
St. Sophia Seminary Faculty Free Academic Year
St. Sophia Seminary Students Free Academic Semester
UOC of USA Clergy Free 4 Weeks
Laity/Researchers $50 4 Weeks
Senior Citizens $40 4 Weeks

 

 Non-circulating materials (reference books, periodicals, rare books & sheet music) must be used on-site.

 

FOR MORE INFORMATION, CONTACT:

Oksana Pasakas, Librarian

Tel: 732-356-0090, ext. 120

Fax: 732-356-5556

e-mail: library@uocofusa.org

Strategic Plan

Petrykivka Exhibit
   UOW Archive            UOL Archive

 Prayer Books              Green Prayer Book




 
     
 

Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the USA
P.O. Box 495;
South Bound Brook, NJ 08880
732-356-0090 (Phone) / 732-356-5556 (Fax)

Offices:
Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the USA
Metropolia Center
135 Davidson Avenue; Somerset, NJ 08873

Email:
consistory@uocofusa.org
webmaster@uocofusa.org



 

  



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