Rapid City Public Libraries

Rapid City Public Library

About the Library

The Library features the main downtown location and a partner branch location at General Beadle Elementary School. Both libraries have books, audiobooks, DVDs, gaming, newspapers, knowledgeable reference librarians, computers and Wi-Fi. The downtown location includes a CHAOS Makerspace with hands-on activities and 3D Printers, video games, magazines, large print items, a local history collection, & study and meeting rooms. There is also a library available digitally 24/7! At your fingertips we have over 260,000 eBooks, audiobooks, movies, music albums and magazines or you can do research using one of our databases.


Library Downtown

Rapid City Public Library Downtown
610 Quincy St. Rapid City, SD 57701
Phone (605) 394-6139  |  Receptionist (605) 394-4171 |  Text (605) 593-0380

At this time we will continue to offer drive-thru access, digital library offerings and virtual services with the building remaining closed. We are taking steps to ensure that once we do reopen, the library is as safe as we can make it for everyone.
Drive-Thru Hours
Monday - Thursday 8:00 AM - 7:30 PM
Friday - Sunday 9:30 AM - 6:30 PM 


Library North

Rapid City Public Library North
10 Van Buren St. Rapid City, SD 57701 (Located within General Beadle Elementary School)
Phone (605) 716-4098  |  Text (605) 593-0380

Closed until further notice.


Drop Box Locations
Westside - 102 Federal Avenue at RC3 Fire Station
Eastside - 747 Timmons Boulevard at Timmons Market


Library Info
See this page for information about RCPL news, history, volunteering, employment, tours and more.

Library Supporters
Find out more about our supporting organizations. 

Holiday Hours and Early Closings 
New Year's Day | Easter Sunday | Memorial Day Weekend | Independence Day
Labor Day Weekend | Veteran's Day | Thanksgiving Day (with early closing the day before)
Christmas Eve (early closing) | Christmas Day | New Year's Eve (early closing) | New Year's Day

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