Lanier Theological Library (LTL) is a 15,000+ sq. ft research library located in Northwest Houston, Texas. The LTL has a capacity for 120,000 volumes and specializes in archaeology, biblical studies, church history, the Dead Sea Scrolls, Egyptology, linguistics, and theology . As of April 2011, it contains about half that many volumes. The LTL is also building a comprehensive periodical collection. In addition, historical documents and museum-quality artifacts, including a replica of the Isaiah scroll of the Dead Sea Scrolls, are housed on the premises.
The LTL was opened to the public in the fall of 2010 by Mark Lanier, American trial lawyer and founder of the Lanier Law Firm, with operating hours from 9:00 to 5:00, Monday through Friday. The library uses the Library of Congress Classification system and does not allow books to leave the facility.