Due to the ongoing pandemic, Trexler Library is currently physically open via Muhlenberg ID only for College-approved students, faculty, and staff.

Non-Affiliated Lending Policy Summary

(This patron type includes: LVCIL, PALCI, LVAIC, Other) 

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


LVCIL - LVCIL patrons must present a valid I.D. to register and obtain a library card.                

PALCI - PALCI patrons must present a completed “Direct Faculty Borrowing Authorization” form from their home institution to register and obtain a Trexler Library card.

LVAIC - LVAIC patrons must present a valid I.D. from the college they attend to register and obtain a Trexler Library card.

Other - Other patrons (i.e., Lehigh Valley community members) must present a valid I.D., such as a driver’s license or school I.D.  to register and obtain a library card.  An annual fee of $25 will be charged.  Payment can be made with cash or check payable to Muhlenberg College.


21 Days  
  Books (Main Collection)
  Government Documents
  New York Times Bestsellers 

Maximum checkout:  10 items

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


Trexler Library Materials:  Non-Affiliated patrons are permitted one renewal.  To renew materials, patrons may:       


  • Fines are $.25/day.  
  • Unreturned, lost or damaged items will be billed
  • $1 in billed items or second overdue notice will result in suspension of library privileges.


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