COVID-19 Note: Currently, only campus community members with a College ID are able to enter the library building. Please read the College's policy on visiting campus during COVID-19 for more information.
Residents of Adams County who are 18 or older may register for a free Community Borrower card by filling out an application at the library’s Check Out Desk. Residents of Adams County ages 14-17 may apply for a Community Borrower card if a parent or guardian cosigns the application form. 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 Mount 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. Patron accounts for these groups are valid for one year.
Community Borrowers and borrowers from affiliated schools and institutions may not check out items on reserve for Gettysburg College courses.
The full list of all patron types and borrowing information can be found near the bottom of the My Library Account & Borrowing Information page.
|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||7 days||7 days||20||10 @ a time||No||No|
|Lutheran Seminary||28 days||7 days||7 days||20||10 @ a time||No||No|
|Mount St. Mary’s||28 days||n/a||n/a||20||n/a||No||No|
Overdue and Replacement Fees
|Books||$0.25 per day per book||Minimum of $80|
|Reserve Items||$0.50 per hour per item||Minimum of $80|
|DVDs||$1 per day per DVD||Minimum of $50|
|CDs||$1 per day per CD||Minimum of $50|