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I live in Richmond and am wondering if I can use your library. Am I able to check out books? use the computer? What do I need in order to do this?

Do I have to be a student to come and read there? Do you have movies? Does the bus come there? Thank you for your help.
Last Updated: Sep 20, 2011  |  12 Views

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Yes, Richmond residents can use our library.  You need a valid photo ID to get a library card, which we will mail to you.  After you have your card, you can check out up to five books at a time, for 30 days. 


With your library card you can also check out access to a computer, but you are limited to only two hours on it for any given day.  Because we only have two computers that are accessible to the public, these are first-come, first-served.  Morrisson-Reeves is better equipped than we are for supplying public computer access.


We do have movies; however, most are geared towards an academic rather than entertainment audience - they check out for 3 days at a time.


The Rose View Transit bus doesn’t come directly to the library, but it does pass by Whitewater Hall on the IU East campus at about the :25 of every hour.  The bus runs from 6:15 to 5:45 on weekdays.




Matt Dilworth

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