Borrowing Information

Residents of Adams County (18 or older and completed high school) may register for a free Community Borrower card by filling out an application at the library’s Check Out Desk.  High School residents of Adams County (age 16-18) may apply for a library card if accompanied by a guardian.  Community Borrowers can become a Friend of the Library by making an annual $50 donation which grants DVD and CD check-out privileges.

Students and faculty of the Lutheran Seminary at Gettysburg, ACLCP schools, PALCI schools, or Mt. St. Mary’s may apply for a library card by filling out an application and presenting a current college ID at the library’s Check Out Desk.  ACLCP and PALCI patron accounts are only valid for one semester at a time. 

Community borrowers and borrowers from affiliated schools and institutions may not check out items on reserve for Gettysburg College courses.

 

Borrowing Information

Patron Type Books DVDs CDs # of Items Loaned # of DVDs Loaned eBook Access ILL
Community Borrower 28 days n/a n/a 20 n/a No No
Friend of the Library 28 days 5 days 7 days 20 3 @ a time No No
ACLCP 28 days n/a n/a 8 n/a No No
Lutheran Seminary 28 days 5 days 7 days 20 3 @ a time No No
PALCI 28 days n/a n/a 8 n/a No No
High School 28 days n/a n/a 8 n/a No No
Mount St. Mary's 28 days n/a n/a 8 n/a No No

 

Overdue and Replacement Fees

Material Overdue Replacement
Books $0.25 per day per book Minimum of $80
Reserve Items $0.50 first hour, $1 per hour after Minimum of $80
DVDs $1 per day per DVD Minimum of $70
CDs $1 per day per CD Minimum of $45
Recalled Book $0.50 per day Minimum of $80