See the staff at the circulation desk to check books in and out, to help find items you need, and for any questions you may have. If needed, they can best direct your question to other staff members.
The Library’s Collection
The library system holds over 50,000 materials in print, digital format, and downloadable, including books, music, DVDs and Blu-Rays, and books on CD. There is also a local history collection, containing numerous historical and genealogical materials relating to Russell County and surrounding areas. Tablets, ereaders, or a laptop may be checked out from each branch.
Community Spaces in the Library
There is a meeting room attached to the main library building in Lebanon and Honaker, available for reservation for non-profit purposes. Meeting Room Application Form
The library offers public computers with internet access, wireless internet access, interlibrary loans, copiers, a fax machine, an Accucut and Ellison die machines, and lamination for small documents. A notary is available at no cost most hours the library is open. A quiet booth for online meetings or conference calls is available at both branches.
If you have detailed research and reference questions, any of the library staff will be happy to help you. In order to better serve you, you may be directed to speak with the staff member who can best assist with your particular needs.
RCPL offers a books-by-mail service for patrons who are unable to travel to the library. Monthly deliveries of library materials are made to participating adult care homes in the county.
Youth and Teen Services
The library offers storytime for preschool children on Wednesdays and Fridays from September to May, at 10:30 am in Lebanon and at 2 pm in Honaker, with a Mini-Music program on Monday at the same times and places. A Summer Reading Program is offered at both libraries during the summer months.