Visiting the Quayle Bible Collection

Current Exhibit:

King David: Poet, Warrior, Seducer, and Murderer

On display September 2015 through July 2016

King David is a complex and, in many ways, contradictory figure. Living during the 10th century BCE, he was the second king of Judah and the first king to unite all of the tribes of Israel in what is now known as the United Monarchy. The exhibit shows images of his rise to power in the Court of Saul, of breaking away and of establishing his own court in Jerusalem as well as the struggles within his court and the triumphs and tragedies of his personal life and relationship with God.

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Quayle Tour FAQ

  • How many people can the room accommodate for a tour?
    • 12-15 (depending on the visitors’ ages & mobility)
    • Larger groups may want to divide up and visit multiple locations
  • Are restroom facilities available nearby?
    • Yes, but they are not large – there are men’s and women’s restrooms, each with two stalls.
  • How long does a tour take?
    • 30-45 minutes (depending on the visitors’ ages and interest)
  • What else is there to see on campus?
  • How far in advance do I need to make arrangements?
    • Two weeks
  • When is the Quayle Exhibit open?
    • Visitors are welcome to drop in from 1-4 on most Saturday or Sunday afternoons
    • We are closed during the Christmas holidays, on Easter, and during August
    • It is often possible to make arrangements to visit at other hours, if library staff members are available
  • How can I make a reservation or get more information?
    • Email your inquiries to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    • Call 785.594.8393 for more information