About Library

The Kachin Theological College Library is an academic library offering books for Theological and Liberal Arts program. It was named “De Memorial Library” in memory of Rev. Lashi Labya De, one of the Kachin Ethnic religious leaders.
De Memorial Library has a collection of approximately over 12,000 books, several periodicals, and unpublished research and theses research books which are also available for the users. The library facilities made available to users include computers, scanners, copy machines and comfortable reading desks. 70% of the total collection are in English, 20% are in Myanmar and 10% are in Kachin. De Memorial Library keeps books in such fields as; Biblical, Theological, Historical, Philosophical, Educational, Christian Literature, Music books, language books and agriculture and livestock books.


De Memorial Library exists to support the total educational programs of Kachin Theological College.


The Mission of the Library is to provide the information services and resources required to meet the needs of the educational programs of KTC.


  • Meet the needs of the students and faculty, staff of KTC
  • Provide the good collection of books and materials for both theological programs and Liberal Arts Programs.
  • Provide well-balanced collection of general reference books.
  • Provide comfortable, quiet and well-lighted study area for the students and faculties.
  • Train future Christian leaders in information, research and study skills to enable them to continue their scholarship throughout their life of ministry.

Rules & Regulation

  • The clients must observe silence. Foods, Drinks, books and bags are not allowed inside the library except for the librarians.
  • Except the staff work-room, no eating is allowed in the library.
  • The library materials are to be used carefully. If a material were damaged or lost, the borrower (clients) may give back the same material or must pay thrice the value or price of it.
  • The clients have to borrow books with their own Student ID. ID is not transferrable.
  • The books have to be returned in time, otherwise, the clients have to pay overdue fines of 500 kyats per day for each book.
  • The clients will not be allowed inside the library in inappropriate dresses.
  • Reference books and research books cannot be taken outside the library. The research books can be studied only by final year students.
  • The clients must return all the borrowed books or materials before graduation.
  • Clients should not leave their valuable things unattended.
  • The library materials must not to be damaged, lost or moved.
  • Students, Faculty, Staff, Alumni of KTC, Church Ministers and pastors are allowed to use the Library but only students, faculty and staff are allowed to check out the books.

Library Services

  • OPAC
  • Internet and email
  • E-resources
  • Computer
  • Printer
  • Copy machine
  • Scanner

Library Hours

Library Hours (Day)
Mon – Fri 9:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Sat 12:00 noon to 5:00 p.m.
Library Hours (Night)
Mon-Tue, Thu-Fri 6:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.
Wed, Sat & Sun Closed
Circulation Hours
Mon – Fri 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Borrowers Books
Faculty 10 Books
Staff 5 Books
Final and M.Div. Students 5 Books
5 Books 3 Books