Those eligible to borrow from the library include:

  • All theological students currently enrolled in courses at Whitley College, this includes students from other theological colleges enrolled in a single unit at Whitley.
  • From July 1, 2009, all students enrolled with the Melbourne College of Divinity.
  • All Whitley staff and faculty Baptist Pastors (Ordained or Recognised by the Baptist Union of Victoria)
  • Members of the wider community are welcome to use the library and may borrow upon payment of the appropriate membership fee.


Current fees for 2009 (including GST) are:

  • 12 months - $150.00
  • 6 months - $80.00




Eligible borrowers must obtain a barcoded library card before being able to borrow. Up to 10 items may be borrowed at a time, for a period of up to 2 weeks. Please renew items either in person, by phone (9340 8020) or by email, as fines accrue for overdue books. Items not available for loan include Reserve books, Reference books and Periodicals.