Penrose Library extends borrowing privileges to all Whitman College students, faculty, and staff members. For more information community member policies, see the Community Library Use page.
Technology abounds! We have PC and Mac workstations, printers, copiers, printers, a walk-up color scanner, and fax services. The WCTS-staffed Technology Support Team provides laptop check-outs and assists with technology issues.
Our Whitman College and Northwest Archives curates materials that document the history of Whitman College and the Walla Walla region as well as rare books and other special collections housed in the Penrose Library.
The Library has eight large group study rooms, four single study rooms, and three media rooms, along with supplies available for purchase and lockers for senior students.
Our Instructional and Research Services department guides students through the research process. Find out how to schedule an instructional session.
Faculty specific resources and services include, but aren't limited to, library instruction, placing materials on reserve, suggesting items for purchase, collection development policies, and data management plans.
Resources are available to visiting scholars, local high school students, and members of the community.
Find troubleshooting tips and contact information for accessing electronic resources off campus.
Our policies address conduct in the Library and towards Library materials.