Rush City Public Library

Rush City

The Rush City Public Library has  reopened for express services & computers by appointment, curbside services will continue as well.

Express Service:

Express service allows entry into the building without an appointment to browse the collection, pick up holds and check out materials.

About Express Services: 

  • You will be able to browse shelves, pick up holds and check out materials
  • An appointment is necessary to use a computer (see below)
  • Per East Central Regional Library’s Social Distancing Policy all those entering the building will need to wear a face covering. Masks will be available if you need one. 
  • The environment in the library has been modified
    • A sneeze guard has been placed on the service desk
    • Hand sanitizing stations are available
    • Seating has been reduced
    • Children’s play areas/equipment will not be available
    • All staff will be wearing a mask
  • Please limit the duration of your visit
  • Please visit in groups of two or less
  • Maximum occupancy will be posted at the entrance and must be observed
  • Children under age 10 and under must be accompanied by a responsible adult

Express service: 

Tuesday 12:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Thursday 12:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Saturday 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Please do not visit if you’ve experienced any symptoms of COVID-19 in the last 14 days. Symptoms include:

  • Fever (100.4° F or higher), or feeling feverish
  • A new sore throat
  • Chills
  • New muscle aches
  • A new cough
  • New headache
  • Shortness of breath
  • New loss of smell or taste

Computers by Appointment

You can schedule your computer appointment online or you can call to schedule an appointment at (320) 358-3948. Phone services are normally available  Monday – Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

When you arrive for your appointment, please proceed to the service desk and maintain at least six feet of social distance from others. At your scheduled time, a staff person will check you in and lead you to your computer.

About the Appointment:

  • A restroom will be available for you to use.
  • You will be able to print. We request that you bring exact change if possible.
  • Computer appointments are for one hour and cannot be extended.
  • For your safety and ours, library staff will not approach your computer to provide assistance.
  • Per East Central Regional Library’s Social Distancing Policy all those entering the building will need to wear a face covering. Masks will be available if you need one. 

If you’ve experienced any symptoms of COVID-19 in the 14 days before your appointment, please call back to cancel or reschedule. Symptoms are listed above. 

Computers are available by appointment: 

Tuesday 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Thursday 12:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Saturday 10:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

We’re looking forwarding to seeing you for your appointment!

Curbside Pick Up:

Procedure:

Step One: Place a hold

  • Place items on hold in our online catalog or by calling us (phone numbers listed below) Monday thru Friday between 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

Step Two: Schedule a pick-up

  • When your holds are ready you will be notified
  • Schedule a pick up appointment by calling (320) 358-3948 Mon. -Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. or schedule online.

Step Three: Pick up your holds

  • The pickup process is designed to be contact free
  • Show up at the appointed time

RC Oversize Materials Return

Curbside Schedule:

Wednesday 12:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Friday 12:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Returns:

The return drop is open anytime. If you have items that are too large to fit in the drop, these items can only be returned during curbside pick up hours. Please place these items in the green bin on the bench outside of the library (see photo).

Location:

240 W. Fourth St.

PO Box 556
Rush City, MN 55069

Phone: (320) 358-3948

Fax: (320) 358-9905

 

Study room available.

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