Borrowing Policies Summary

Library cards are required for all circulation transactions. Students, faculty, and staff use their Muhlenberg ID Cards as their library card. All other patron categories receive a Trexler Library card.

Lost or damaged items: borrower will be charged a replacement and processing fee.

Circulating Materials    |    Reserved Materials    |    Interlibrary Loan    |    General Conditions


CIRCULATING MATERIALS (excludes materials on reserve)
  STUDENTS FACULTY
STAFF
FAMILY
ALUMNI
CLERGY
AFFILIATE
LVAIC
LVCIL
TOWN
LOAN PERIODS
BOOKS
Main Collection
21 days 120 days 21 days 21 days
Main Collection - Reference
3 days 3 days Does Not Circulate Does Not Circulate
Juvenile Collection
21 days 21 days 21 days In-library use only
NY Times Collection
21 days 21 days 21 days 21 days
AUDIOVISUAL
Audiobooks (CD / Tape)
21 days 21 days 21 days In-library use only
Films (DVD / VHS)
3 days 3 days 3 days LVCIL -- 3 days;
Others -- In-library use only
Music (CD / Tape)
7 days 7 days 7 days In-library use only
Scores (Paper)
7 days 7 days 7 days In-library use only
U.S. GOVERNMENT PUBLICATIONS 21 days* 21 days* 21 days* 7 days*

  *some items limited to in-library use only

       
CHECK-OUTS -- MAXIMUM AT ONE TIME

BOOKS

None None 100 items 10 items

AUDIOVISUAL

6 10 6 ---
RENEWALS -- MAXIMUM FOR ONE ITEM 1 5 1 1
FINES        
BOOKS -- Main Collection $0.25/day None $0.25/day $0.25/day
BOOKS -- Main Collection - Reference $2.00/day None n/a n/a
BOOKS -- Juvenile Collection $0.25/day None $0.25/day ---
BOOKS -- NY Times Collection $0.25/day None $0.25/day $0.25/day
AUDIOVISUAL $2.00/day None $2.00/day $2.00/day
U.S. GOVERNMENT PUBLICATIONS $0.25/day None $0.25/day $0.25/day
RESERVED MATERIALS
  STUDENTS FACULTY
STAFF
FAMILY
ALUMNI
CLERGY
AFFILIATE
LVAIC
LVCIL
TOWN
CIRCULATION PERIOD

Each item has a specified circulation period:
2 hours, 4 hours, 1 day, 3 days, or 7 days.

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RENEWALS ALLOWED 2 (1 AV) None 2 (1 AV) ---
FINES $0.25/hour None $0.25/hour ---
INTERLIBRARY LOAN
  STUDENTS FACULTY
STAFF
FAMILY
ALUMNI
CLERGY
AFFILIATE
LVAIC
LVCIL
TOWN
CIRCULATION PERIOD
Set by lending library.
---
FINES $2.00/day None $2.00/day ---
RENEWALS ALLOWED (THROUGH ILL) 1 1 1 ---
GENERAL CONDITIONS
  STUDENTS FACULTY
STAFF
FAMILY
ALUMNI
CLERGY
AFFILIATE
LVAIC
LVCIL
TOWN
ACCOUNT BLOCKS OCCUR WHEN...        
Money owed reaches
--- $100.00 $100.00 $1.00
Overdues reach
--- --- --- 2nd notice