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Special Collections

The Special Collections at The Styberg Library include a collection of rare Bibles, the Methodist Collection, and the Hibbard Collection.

The Styberg Library’s Special Collections contain books printed prior to 1800 and works of historical significance. They also contain materials about John and Charles Wesley and the early history of Methodism, some archaeological items excavated by the Egypt Exploration Fund in the 1920s, and rare Bibles including first editions.

Hours of accessibility for the Special Collections are weekdays 8:30am-4:30pm.

Email the library staff or call at 847-866-3909 to schedule an appointment.

Research Application & Rules for Use

Special Presentation on Library Archives & Special Collections

Bible Collection   Methodist Collection   Hibbard Collection

Rare Bible Digital Exhibit   Women's History Digital Exhibit