Closed for Snow Day - Updated at 1:21 pm

February 12, 2019

The Allison Library will be closed all day on February 12, 2019 due to snow.

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New Rare Book Display on Illustrations

January 31, 2019

Our new display on illustrations is now up in the library foyer! Unlike many new editions of old books, these early editions include illustrations on their title pages and frontispieces that show something about the time in which they were made. ...

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Rare Book Display on John Owen

January 23, 2019

Our rare book display on John Owen has been up in the library foyer for a couple months, so it's almost ready to put these fragile books back in the temperature-controlled rare books room. Don't forget to stop by and take a peek at these treasur...

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Christmas Closure

December 14, 2018

The Allison Library will be closed from December 15, 2018 until January 1, 2019. The Allison Library will reopen on January 2, 2019. If you wish to return books you may drop them off in the book bin located at Regent College's southeast entrance. ...

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Next Book Talk

October 25, 2018

A big thanks to all of those who joined us for our first book talk in the Allison Library today, and to Dr. J. I. Packer for teaching us all about The Pilgrim's Progress by John Bunyan. 

If you missed out, click here to sign up for our next t...

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Upcoming Book Talks

October 12, 2018


Ever wonder what's in the rare books room in the Allison Library? Discover its historical, spiritual, and theological gems by registering for one of our upcoming book talks on various rare books, including John Bunyan's The Pilgrim's Progress...

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New Rare Books Research Guide

September 26, 2018


Have you heard about "the Puritan books at Regent" but don't know what they are, or want to do research in the rare books room but don't know where to start? Check out our new rare books research guide designed to help you make the most ...

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Interview with Collection Donor, J. I. Packer

July 24, 2018

Our Puritan Project Assistant, Jenny-Lyn de Klerk, sat down with one of our collection donors, Dr. J. I. Packer, to talk about his experience collecting antiquarian books, as well as his advice for using rare books and studying the Puritans today...

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Uncommon Devotion conference recap

July 21, 2018


Last week the library was transformed as it hosted its first conference, Uncommon Devotion: Reflections on Puritan Texts! We were thrilled to welcome eight leading Puritan scholars from across the UK and North America to speak to a fully-booke...

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A New Website for the Allison Library

June 27, 2018

Regent College is pleased to announce the launch of the John Richard Allison Library’s new website.

The new site features a clean, mobile-friendly design, intuitive site-wide navigation, and easy access to important resources and services. It a...

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