Weekdays: 7:30 am–10:00 pm
Saturdays: 9:00 am–5:00 pm
Weekdays: 8:00 am–4:30 pm
Westminster Seminary California
1725 Bear Valley Parkway
Escondido, CA 92027
James Lund (Library Director): firstname.lastname@example.org, ext. 128
Katherine VanDrunen (Reference Librarian): email@example.com, ext. 126
Our library is open to students, faculty, staff, and community patrons. For more information on our policies, please click the link below.
Library Periodical Holdings
Interlibrary Loan Request
Our bookstore is located inside the library and is open the same hours as the library. For more information or to access our online store, please click the link below.
The Library Handbook is available as a PDF download.
Students may renew books for an additional 30 days. In deference to student needs, community patrons have no book renewal privileges.
There are several categories of registered library users: students, faculty, staff, and community patrons. The only acceptable method for users to check out materials are library cards. Community patrons are charged $30 per year for cards.
There is a30 day loan period for all patrons, renewable for an additional 30 days for students only.
Fees and Fines
Students: 10 cents/day/book and 25 cents/day/book for reserve books.
Community patrons: 25 cents/day/book.
Wireless internet access is available only to students and faculty.
Copying and Printing
Outside patrons can make copies for a nominal fee.
The WSC library is committed to providing accessibility to library materials, programs, and services to all users. All staff will make every effort to accommodate reasonable requests from users with disabilities. If your disability is invisible, please identify yourself as having a disability when you seek assistance. If your needs are not met by the policies and procedures described in this handout, please notify the library. We will examine and, if necessary, extend our policies and procedures to appropriately accommodate your needs.
WSC students, faculty, and alumni can access the library’s article databases off-campus using our search tools (above).
The WSC library provides educational resources and services to support learning and scholarship at WSC. The Library creates and maintains a productive environment conducive to thought, research, and study for members of the academic community. The library provides an atrium area for students to gather and work collaboratively on projects. However, the remainder of the library building is set aside for private study. It is the responsibility of library users to contribute to this atmosphere and to respect the needs of other users. Unacceptable behavior includes but is not limited to the following:
If you have books which you believe would fit into our collection (biblical, historical and theological) and you would like to donate, please bring them by. The library staff will evaluate the donation and add important and necessary books to the collection. Of course, the library reserves the right to refuse or not to incorporate donations into the collection. For more information, please contact the Library Director.