Rapid City Public Libraries

Rapid City Public Library

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information

The downtown library is open to the public with precautionary measures in place.

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Due to community safety, we're not able to offer notary, test proctoring and in-person book-a-librarian services at this time. We are still offering virtual book-a-librarian services. Meeting rooms are also unavailable for booking at this time.

Our drive-thru window downtown is open and staff are available via phone, text, or email during regular library hours.

Visit our Library from Home page to access digital resources.


What if my items are due?
Contact the library by calling 605-394-6139.

Can I drop off my materials in outdoor book drops?

Eastside - 747 Timmons Boulevard at Timmons Market
Downtown Library - 610 Quincy St.
Westside - 102 Federal Avenue at RC3 Fire Station

What if my holds are ready?
Holds that are listed as ready for pick-up will be available to pick up at the downtown library for seven days.

Can I apply for a library card?
You are welcome to apply for a library card at the library’s drive thru window
or online HERE

My library card is about to expire. How can I renew?
All accounts nearing their expiration dates have been renewed until June 13, 2020.


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