The Carmelite Library is an affiliated member of the University of Divinity (UD), Australia’s largest ecumenical degree-granting body in theology. The Library is the principal research resource for Sentir and its specialised degree programs in spirituality.

The Library has full membership of the Australian and New Zealand Theological Library Association (ANZTLA) and is actively involved in the Association's conferences and projects.

The Carmelite Library offers its own series of of lectures, reading groups and seminars throughout the year. It works in close cooperation with the Carmelite Centre in Middle Park and support the programmes of the Centre.

The Library has close contacts with Carmelite research institutes and libraries around the world, especially the Institutum Carmelitanum in Rome, the Carmelitana Collection in Washington DC, the Titus Brandsma Instituut in Nijmegen, the Nederlands Carmelitaans Instituut in Boxmeer, and the Titus Brandsma Centre in Manila.