14 Sep

2020 Whitley Lecture: ‘Finding a Friend’ The Baptist Encounter with Judaism – Live on YouTube

Ever since the horrific events of the Holocaust, the relationship of ...


Study Online in 2020-21!

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Responses to the killing of George Floyd from the staff at Luther King House

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A Christmas Reflection – 2019

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External Membership

The library is currently closed to all readers, we are planning to reopen in September. Further details can be found on the library news page or contact the library:


External library memberships are available for anyone who is not enrolled on a module or programme of study at LKH. If you want flexible access to a great collection of resources to help you with sermon preparation, ministry, study or research, or you simply want to keep up to date with current issues in the church or read for your own interest and spiritual development, then the library can help you! We offer:

  • Long opening hours (7.30am – 10.25pm, seven days a week)
  • A quiet place to study
  • Flexible memberships to suit your circumstances and budget
  • Fully qualified and knowledgeable staff to provide assistance Computing suite with internet, printing and wifi
  • Access to an online catalogue
  • Access to electronic resources (ejournals and ebooks) to help with research and study
  • A postal loan service for members who live outside of the Manchester area (charges apply)
  • Guided reading programmes by arrangement

We offer borrowing and non-borrowing (reference) memberships. The borrowing membership allows you to take out up to six books at a time for a period of three weeks. Books can be renewed as many times as necessary as long as they are not reserved by another library member.

Our rates are as follows:

Borrowing membership

  • 12 months:   £60
    • Concessions: £25
  • 6 months:     £30
    • Concessions: £17.50
  • 3 months:     £15
    • Concessions: £8.75

The concessionary rate applies if you are unwaged or in receipt of a state pension. Students from other colleges are required to pay the full rate

Click here to go to the online form and payment 

We will no longer be offering reference memberships.