Welcome to the Rushville Public Library

"A library book...is not, then, an article of mere consumption but fairly of capital, and often in the case of professional men, setting out in life, is their only capital." — Thomas Jefferson

Chili Lunch Success & Thanks!

Thanks to dozens of local businesses and individuals, we had a very successful Chili Lunch on Friday, October 30! It was our first try at an event like this.

Many thanks to Gettinger's Meats, FarmBoys Smokehouse BBQ, Takathemoke, Kroger, Dusty Flannery, and other donors who provided all the food and items needed. We didn't have to purchase a thing from our library funds!


Opening Tuesday morning, September 8th is the library's new Internet/Wifi Cafe. 

Ever wish there was a nice place to sit and sip coffee, chat on your phone or laptop, read the newspaper or a magazine, peruse a good book? Try the RPL's new Internet/Wifi Cafe. 

Storytimes and New Couponing Program to Begin Soon!

The first session of Toddler and Preschool Storytimes starts on Tuesday, September 8th. Miss Jan will share stories, fingerplays, and more with Toddlers ages 1 to 3. Miss Pam has stories and activities to share with Preschoolers who are 3 to 5 years old. Parents/grandparents can choose from a Tuesday or Thursday time for their little one. Please call the library at 932-3496 and find out the times available. Registration is required.

Help Our Library Become County-wide!

UPDATE: The county commissioners meeting of October 20 was not successful for us. We really appreciate those who attended and who contacted the commissioners in support of the library. We don't know what will happen, but it is unlikely we will be granted county-wide status. Your calls, emails, and notes to the commissioners are still appreciated. Don't stop. We won't give up.

Thank you all so much!

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Start your genealogy research with HeritageQuest! Access it from a library computer or log in from home with your library card. 

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Thanks to the Rushville D.A.R. for donating our subscription.


Thanks to the Margaret Fleeger Estate, you can use Ancestry.com free on a Rushville Public Library computer or from home with your Rushville Public Library card (enter your library card number).


INSPIRE is Indiana's Virtual Library.

INSPIRE is a collection of academic databases and other information resources that can be accessed by Indiana residents.

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You can search our card catalog system to find the book, movie, or other library item you need.


Monday 8:30 AM - 6:30 PM 
Tuesday 8:30 AM - 6:30 PM
Wednesday 8:30 AM - 6:30 PM
Thursday 8:30 AM - 6:30 PM
Friday 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Sunday Closed

Phone - (765) 932-3496


The library is on the northeast corner of Third and Morgan Streets

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You can visit or send us mail at 130 W Third St, Rushville, IN, 46173
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