Student Lending Policy Summary

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


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

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


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

  • call extension 3500
  • email the Circulation Desk,
  • access their library account through the Trexler webpage 

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


  • 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.


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

Trexler Library is currently physically open via Muhlenberg ID only for College-approved students, faculty, and staff. Students, faculty, and staff must use our Contactless Checkout Service.