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Frequently Asked Questions

General Questions

What are the library's service hours? Click to find out.

Are you open on Sunday?
No, we are closed on Sundays.

Where is the library located?
MRL is located at 80 North 6th Street in Uptown Richmond, Indiana. Click for a map.

Is there parking nearby?
Yes, these is free parking in several lots around the library.

Are you handicap accessible?
Yes, we have several handicapped parking spaces with easy access ramps. We have an automatic door at the main entrance.

Can I use a meeting room or reserve a room?
Yes. Contact Barbara Judy email or call 765-966-8291 ext. 102.
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What library programs are coming up? Click to find out.

How do I volunteer at the library?
Contact our Friends of the Library Group (Book Sale and Book Sorting Volunteer)
Contact Human Resources for volunteering at the Library for various functions.
Volunteering at MRL website.

How do I get a job at the library? Click to find out.

How can I get a question answered if I am not at the library?
Ask a Reference Librarian or call Reference Services during regular business hours. (765) 966-8291

Do you have tax forms? Yes, click to find out.

Do your staff assist in tax filing?
We offer this free service from trained volunteers
Due to the complexity of the tax codes, librarians are unavailable to answer specific tax questions.

What kinds of computer resources are available at the library?
We have a small lab located in the lower level of the library as well as many computer work stations placed around the library for public use. Click for more information.

Do you have wireless Internet access? Yes, click for details.

Do you offer computer classes? Yes, click for our schedule of classes

Do you have a public fax machine?
Yes. We are able to send faxes for patrons at $1.00 per page.

How much does a photocopy cost?
10 cents per black and white copy.

Do you have a color copier?
Yes, it costs 25 cents per copy.

Does the library sell books?
Two or three times each year the Friends of the Library hold used book sales. For information see the Friends of the Library Booksales page.

Do you buy used books?
No, but you are welcome to donate them to our annual booksale. Please read the following guidelines.

When is your book sale?
Click for a schedule.

Do you have a notary?

Do you have a typewriter?

Do you have special programs for children?
Yes, we have many programs designed for children. Visit our Children's Department at the library on online.

Circulation Questions

How do I apply for a library card? Click for details.

How many items may I borrow? 30 items.

How long can I keep borrowed materials? Click for details.

What are the rules for checking out DVDs, CDs and Audio CDs? Click for details.

How do I renew materials by phone?
Call the library at (765) 966-8291 and have your library card and items ready to read when phoning. More details. You can also login to your account through our website and renew items online.

How do I renew materials on the Internet?
Login to your account online at:

How can I get a book that the public library does not have?
Contact Adult Circulation Services and ask for an Interlibrary Loan?

What do I do if I lose my library card?
Contact Adult Circulation Services to report your lost card. A new one costs only $1.00. Proper ID will be required upon opening a new account. More details available in our Get a Card section.

What do I do if I need a replacement card?
Contact Adult Circulation Services to report your lost card.There is a replacement fee of $1, $3 or $5. Proper ID will be required upon opening a new account. More details available in our Get a Card section.

Genealogy & Local History Questions

Does the Genealogy and Local History Department do research?
We perform basic and brief research. We cannot undertake extensive genealogy research. Contact Reference Services with inquires as to what research will be done.

Do you have high school yearbooks?
Yes, we have yearbooks available for viewing in Reference Services. Inquire at that service desk.

Are there any genealogy classes in the area?
Not at this time.








Morrisson-Reeves Library
80 North 6th Street
Richmond, IN 47374-3079
Phone (765) 966-8291
Fax (765) 962-1318

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Monday - Thursday
9:30am - 8:00pm
Friday 9:30am - 6:00pm
Saturday 9:30am - 4:00pm

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