Rusk Public Library

Rusk Public Library

City of rusk regretfully closes City facilities to Public Gathering through March 31, 2020.

Effective immediately, all City facilities that provide non-essential services will be closed to public gatherings until March 31, 2020.

Effective at 5:00 p.m. today, the Singletary Memorial Public Library and meeting Room will be closed until March 31, 2020.

This includes the Rusk Civic Center, Jim Hogg Park, Conley Park, Butler Park, and the Lions Club Sports Complex. Rusk City Hall, all emergency and regular City services will continue as normal.

is a public community library that serves the residents in and around Cherokee County, The library dates back to 1902 when the "Bachelor Girls Library Club" was founded. In 1966 the Library study club donated its books and furnishings to the City of Rusk  when the property was purchased from the heirs of the late Mr. & Mrs. Ed Singletary. The Singletary Memorial Library was then built by the City of Rusk in 1966, current building still being used today as the Singletary Memorial meeting room of the Rusk Public Library on    March, 3,2015 Rusk Public Library opened its doors after consolidating with Singletary Memorial Library to become one.

Hours of operation

Mon- Fri. 10:00-5:30pm

Saturday 10:00-2:00

Physical & Mailing Address

207 E 6th St

Rusk, Texas 75785



Summer Reading Program starts the 1st Tuesday in June and runs through the 4th Tuesday in July, programs begin at 10:30 am. Call for summer schedules in May.

GED registration will be the 2nd Tuesday in September at 4:30p.m. .CLASSES ARE FREE.

Library Staff

Amy Walley- Library Director

Christine Camplain- Circulation Clerk

Daryl Chandler - Library Aide

Evelyn Stewart- Children's Director



Family Place Library Parent/Child workshop call for more information.

STORY TIME Every Thursday @ 10:30 with Ms. Evelyn

Crafts, Refreshments & A story

Children's Room

Great new addition to our childrens room...

Our Children's Room is a magical learning place for your child with plenty of books , blocks and puzzles to encourage playful learning and building of social skills.