Musselman Library patrons can use MUSCAT Plus to search our catalog or log in to check your account or renew borrowed materials. The library also offers scanners, microfilm readers, and a mobile device charging station for public use.
Become A Patron
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.
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.
Text notifications are currently unavailable while we transition to a new library system.
Knouse Off-Site Storage Request
Knouse, the library's off-site storage facility, houses most of our print journal back issues and some of our book collection.
If you want an article from a journal at Knouse, fill out the Article Request Form after logging into your interlibrary loan account.
If you want a book or an entire journal issue from Knouse, fill out the Knouse Request Form.
|Patron Type||Books||DVDs||CDs||# of Items Loaned||# of Reserves Loaned||# of DVDs Loaned||ebook Access||ILL|
|Student||28 days||5 days||7 days||50||3 @ a time||3 @ a time||Yes||Yes|
|Faculty||180 days||5 days||7 days||100||No limit||3 @ a time||Yes||Yes|
|Staff/Admin||180 days||5 days||7 days||100||No limit||3 @ a time||Yes||Yes|
|Community Borrower||28 days||n/a||n/a||20||n/a||n/a||No||No|
|Friend of the Library||28 days||5 days||7 days||20||n/a||3 @ a time||No||No|
|Alumni||28 days||n/a||7 days||50||n/a||n/a||No||No|
|Retiree||180 days||5 days||7 days||100||n/a||3 @ a time||No||No|
|Lutheran Seminary||28 days||5 days||7 days||20||n/a||3 @ a time||No||No|
|High School||28 days||n/a||n/a||8||n/a||n/a||No||No|
|Mt. St. Mary's||28 days||n/a||n/a||8||n/a||n/a||No||No|
Overdue and Replacement Fees
|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|