Student Lending Policy Summary

The Library exists to meet the needs of the students, faculty and staff of Muhlenberg College.

CIRCULATION OF MATERIALS:  

28 Days    
  Books (Main Collection)  
  Government Documents  
21 days    
  Audiobooks  (max. 6)
  Juvenile  
  New York Times Bestsellers  
7 days    
  CDs (max. 6)
  Films (VHS/DVD/BLU) (max. 6)
3 days     
  Reference  

Non-circulating materials available for use in the library include reference works, periodicals, reserves, rare books, archives and manuscripts. 

RENEWALS:                             

Trexler Library Materials:  Student patrons are permitted one renewal.  To renew materials, patrons may:       

  • call extension 3500
  • email the Circulation Desk, circulationdesk@muhlenberg.edu
  • access their library account through the Trexler webpage http://trexler.muhlenberg.edu. 

Interlibrary Loan Materials:  ILL (white straps) materials, contact the ILL office as instructed on the cover strap.

FEES:                                                 

  • Fines are $2.00/day for interlibrary loan items and $.25/hr. for reserve items.  
  • Unreturned, lost or damaged items will be billed.
  • $250 in billed items will result in suspension of library privileges.

LOST/DAMAGED MATERIALS:    

If a book is lost or damaged, the borrower is responsible for paying the cost to replace the item, including a processing fee.

Reviewed 2018