As part of the Franklin & Marshall community, you can borrow for free.

Students 50
for 28 days
for 4 hours
Alumni 5
for 28 days
Faculty & Professional Staff 100
for 4 hours
Local Community
with Friends of the Library membership
for 28 days
Partner Schools 5
for 28 days

First time?

All you need is your F&M or Alumni ID card and 5-10 minutes for registration. We'll do the rest at the Circulation Desk (in either library).


If you miss a due date, you will be charged a small fine to encourage prompt return of materials.

Books & EZ-Borrow 25¢ per day
Reserves $1 per hour
Interlibrary Loan $1 per day

Faculty & Professional Staff

FPS and retired or emeriti faculty qualify for additional privileges including checkout of periodicals (7 days), maps (7 days), and media (7 days). Faculty can also place items on Reserve for their classes.

Friends of the Library

If you have a local address and are over 21, you can register for Friends of the Library.

Active - Single $25
Active - Couple $35
Seniors (65+) $5

Membership allows checkout of 5 print books at a time and invitation to Friends lectures. More information is available.

In Person Borrowing at Regional Libraries

F&M students, faculty, and professional staff may check books out in person at ACLCP institutions using their F&M ID Card.

F&M students, faculty, and professional staff may check books out in person at select PALCI libraries with a Reciprocal On-Site Borrowing Authorization Form and F&M ID. More information about this program can be found here.


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