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Borrowing Guidelines for Alumni & Non-Campus Patrons


Hoover Library’s primary mission is to support the academic needs of the students, faculty, and staff of McDaniel College. As a member of the Carroll Library Partnership, we are also open to the public. Visitors to the library have access to many of our materials and services.


McDaniel College extends borrowing privileges to the following through our non-campus borrower card program:

  • McDaniel College alumni
  • McDaniel College family members (register using the McDaniel ID card of the affiliated faculty, administration, or staff person)
  • Carroll Library Partnership members (Carroll Community College students and in-state Carroll County Public Library patrons can register using their current borrowers card)
  • Students from colleges that are members of the Baltimore Academic Library Consortium (BALC) and several Maryland Independent Colleges and Universities Association (MICUA) libraries (students can register using their college ID card)

Non-campus borrower cards are issued at the Circulation Desk all hours that the library is open. Non-campus borrowers can check out the following materials for up to 3 weeks at a time:

  • Circulating Books
  • Government Documents
  • Music Scores

Other types of material may be used in the library, but cannot be checked out. A limit of 6 items can be checked out at a time.


Books: $0.25 per day
Lost or damaged charges: $65.00 per item
Maximum fine: $25.00 per item

For additional information, please visit our Circulation FAQ page. Contact information:

Angela Bachtel
Circulation & Reserves Manager

For questions about our archives and special collections, please contact College Archivist Barbara O’Brien at bobrien@mcdaniel.edu or 410-857-2793