Yes, Penn State provides public access to libraries that includes access to books and publications. All University libraries are open to the public.

Any resident of Pennsylvania can register to have an account to borrow from the library.

Pennsylvania residents are eligible to register for aPenn State Library Borrower Cardthat allows individuals to borrow up to 100 books, DVDs, CDs and more.

In addition to free public access the libraries also provide instructional sessions to visiting groups free of charge.