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A digital archive of Western Theological Seminary's history.

Cook Library
Western Theological Seminary
101 E 13th St
Holland, MI 49423

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To Login to your Account on the Catalog

Western Theological Seminary Faculty, Staff, and Students

  1. Click on Login to your account.
  2. Select "Login via Sign in with Google"
  3. Enter your Western Theological Seminary email address and password

You must link your Primo account to your Western Theological Seminary Google Workspace account. Look for for an email from with more information or contact the library for assistance.

Guest Users (including Clergy and Alumni)

  1. Click on Login to your account.
  2. Select "Login via Primo"
  3. Enter your barcode and password
  4. If you have forgotten your password, or need to create a password, please go here to set up a new password.  Primo will ask for the email address registered to your account and email you a link to set a new password.

For assistance with My Account go to the tutorials (link) or contact the Circulation Supervisor at 616-392-8555 ext 139 or email .

Uses of My Account

My Account offers several options that can enhance your use of library resources. They include:

  • viewing the materials you have currently checked out
  • renewing materials if renewal limits have not been reached (two renewals allowed for books, one renewal for AV items)
  • viewing your reading history (materials you have checked out in the past)
  • saving search formulas that are helpful for your research
  • saving favorite titles and bibliographic information by your chosen topics
  • modifying your Password (Guest User groups only)

Your Reading History in My Account tracks the books and materials that you have checke out from Cook and VanWylen Libraries. You must ‘opt in’ in order for it to function. This can be done by going to Reading History  in My Account. Reading History can be especially helpful in writing a bibliography or in remembering a book that has been helpful in research.

Apply for An Account

Alumni of Western Theological Seminary, Local Clergy and others may use the Cook Library.

If you desire to check physical materials out from the library, you will need to have an account.  Please fill out and return this form to to start the process.  Please be aware: a guest account costs $30.00 per year; this fee is waived for alumni of Western Theological Seminary and for clergy.