The Mortvedt Library welcomes visitors from the general public and alumni. See our policy concerning non-PLU patrons and visitors under the age of 18.


  • library computers
  • online database and journal access (on campus only – why?)
  • printing and copying
  • wireless Internet access

Not available:

  • off campus access to electronic resources
  • study rooms
  • interlibrary loan


Alumni can check out up to 15 items at a time.  Alumni Cards can be obtained from Alumni & Student Connections.

Item Type Borrowing Period Number of Renewals Checkouts limited to
Books 28 days One (28 days)
Journals 7 days None
DVDs and videos 7 days None 5
CDs 7 days None
Juvenile/curriculum materials 28 days one (28 days)