Borrowing Policy for Friends of Library
Circulating materials are checked out at the Library's circulation desk using your membership card.
Books, records, CDs and scores can be borrowed for four weeks.
Videos and DVDs have a loan period of one week.
A maximum of eight items can be checked out at a time.
Items may be renewed once.
See the Guests/Friends of the Library brochure for complete guidelines.
The resources of the High Library are available for use by visitors in the building. The collection includes general circulating materials, reference items, current and archival periodicals, databases, microforms, CDs, videos and DVDs. The library also houses Church of the Brethren and Elizabethtown College’s archives.
All of the library’s collection is available for guests in the library. If you would like to check out library materials, we invite you to become a Friend of the High Library. For an annual $20. membership fee, you can check out the library’s circulating materials and have in-house access to other library resources.
To get a membership card, present your current driver’s license at the library circulation desk, along with cash or check (payable to ‘Elizabethtown College’). The membership will begin immediately and continues for one year from date of issue. Cards can be issued to high school students who are 16 and older.
Guests and Friends of the High Library have limited access to the library computers but can have access to College’s wireless network. Information on connecting to the wireless network is available at the circulation desk.
Programs and Services
Your Friends of the High Library (FOHL) membership supported programs and services through the library in the following ways.
Provided a gift for incoming first year students in the Fall semester. Previous years' gifts include a highlighter set, small book with sticky notes and a dry erase board. FOHL also supplies free coffee for students during finals in the Fall and Spring semesters.
Assisted in the purchase of special DVDs used to preserve library's archival materials.
Benefitted the community by bringing films and speakers to campus.
Lectures and book readings by the College's professors were held in the library and sponsored by Friends of the Library.