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Library Support For The Community

The Trexler Library welcomes members of our extended community to become patrons and access the many resources we offer.

You're a member of our extended community if you are...

  • DeSales University Alumni
  • A Chestnut Hill College student
  • Affiliated with LVAIC Universities
  • A Marywood University student
  • An area resident
  • A member of the Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival
  • A Summer Theatre Institute participant

Library Circulation Policies for Community Members

  • Registration

    • Please present a valid photo ID (Driver’s License, Marywood or Chestnut Hill ID) at the Circulation Desk when you are requesting a library card. 
    • The community no-fee library card registration is for one year. 
  • Using The Library

    • Community members may check out a total of five books at one time. Books circulate
      for a 30 day borrowing period and may be renewed. Patrons are not subjected to a daily overdue fine, but if books are more than 30 days overdue, the patron will be charged for the cost of the book and a $10 billing fee per item. 
    • Community members may not check out any media or use Trexler Library’s Interlibrary Loan service. 
    • Community members may use Trexler Library computers on the first floor, open area on the second floor, and computer labs if there is not a class in session. Patrons will need the guest username and password available at the Circulation Desk. Trexler Library online resources are accessible on campus only; off campus access to databases by community members is prohibited by licensing agreements. 
    • Printing is available to community members on the first floor. Patrons will need the guest username and password to print from the first floor Reference Release Printer. 
    • Community patrons may use Trexler Library photocopiers, at $0.10 per page. Please ask at the Circulation Desk for assistance accessing the copiers. 
    • Campus visitors should park in the Dooling Hall visitors section, Labuda Center, or Gambet Center parking lots. The Trexler Library lot is designated for students. 
  • Exceptions & Additional Information

    • Chestnut Hill College Students 
      Chestnut Hill College students should place their Interlibrary Loan requests through their Chestnut Hill College Office. To retrieve printed documents at the first floor Reference Release Printer, Chestnut Hill students will need to enter the generic login provided by the Chestnut Hill Office to access the web print function. Please contact professors or program administrators for this information. 
    • Marywood University Students
      Marywood University students should place their Interlibrary Loan requests through their Marywood University Office. To retrieve printed documents at the first floor Reference Release Printer, Marywood students will need to enter the generic login provided by the Marywood Office to access the web print function. Please contact professors or program administrators for this information. 
    • Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival
      PSF registrations are for the duration of the yearly program. Participants may check out media as this is a necessary part of the program. 
    • Summer Theatre Institute
      STI registrations are for the duration of the yearly program. Participants may check out media as this is a necessary part of the program. 

Access to Computers and Printers at the Trexler Library

Everything you need to know about our printers and computers, their locations, and how to access them and other systems. 

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