|Books, music CDs, and
on CD, cassette, or digital
|Movies (DVD and VHS)||1 week|
Did you know you can pay your library fines online anytime, anywhere with your internet connected computer? Click on "My Account" in the SELCO library catalog to pay your fines quickly and securely.
For more information and links to helpful guides on how to use the AquaBrowser online catalog, check out the SELCO website.
For more information on how to download ebooks and audiobooks to your device using our OverDrive service, visit our eBook/OverDrive information page.
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Your local public library does more than store books! It gives people a “sense of place” by providing a stimulating gathering place where ideas and information can be exchanged freely.
With a service area of 4,100 residents, Rushford Public Library:
offered 43 hours of
service per week to borrowers who made
36,559 visits to the library;
fielded 864 requests for specific information that required reference services from staff;
checked out 33,408 items to library users;
provided 25,875 books, magazines, audio books, videos/DVDs, music CDs, and other unique resources available to card holders;
participated in reciprocal borrowing, received 3,555 items from other libraries while lending 6,091 items to other libraries to meet customer needs throughout the region and state;
served as the community’s access point to the Internet with 7 computers available for public use; 5,118 customers used these computers to find Internet-delivered information;
worked in the community by delivering 918 reading materials to the homebound and assisted living residents;
supported education by lending youth materials, and offering 63 children’s programs that were attended by 852 children;
increased entertainment and educational opportunities for adults by sponsoring 8 winter reading programs with 97 in attendance;
1600 square feet of facility space and 1.97 staff.
Total operating expenses $125,797
Total revenues $123,957
Rushford Public Library is a member of Southeastern Libraries Cooperating (SELCO), the regional public library system providing support services to libraries in 11 southeastern Minnesota Counties.
Download the full report (PDF).
The Rushford Library Board of Trustees work on providing and improving library services to the community. The board meetings are open to the public, and are held the first Tuesday of every other month, at 5:30 pm in the Rushford Public Library.
Robert Dahl, liason to City Council
Val Hasleiet, SELCO Board Representative
Jim O'Donnell, Chair
Please feel free to contact any library board member to discuss concerns or ideas.
Rushford Public Library
101 North Mill Street
PO Box 250
Rushford, MN 55971
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