Essex County Library

Site: Ruthven Branch Library

Service: Library Services

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Contact Information
Office Phone 226-946-1529 ext. 221
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Primary Contact Elaine Buschman, Community Supervisor; Phone: (Business) 226-946-1529 ext 221
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) * Public library system 
* provides information services  
* lends books and audio-visual material  
* free public Internet workstations  
* provides a public library service for all ages from pre-school to senior citizens  
* provides information, free programs, recreational reading, reference material, videos, large print books, and free public Internet work stations 
* 14 locations within Essex County, WiFi available at all 14 locations - library or guest card required 
* Downloadable e-book, e-audio books and online reference tools available 24 - 7 from your home computer or from your local branch library 
You can access the internet on a Public Computer to obtain a wide range of government information and online services for residents and businesses, including; 
* changing your home address 
* registering your newborn 
* applying for a birth, marriage or death certificate 
* registering your business 
* updating your business information 
* A place people can go to cool off during times of extremely high temperatures
Hours Mon: CLOSED * Tue 2:30 pm-5:30 pm * Wed 10 am-1 pm * Thu 5 pm-8 pm * Sat 10 am-1 pm
Areas Served Kingsville ; Leamington ; Ruthven
Eligibility Must have a valid library card to borrow materials
Application Application process required
Languages English
Fees None
Agency Information
Established 1973
Primary Executive Robin Greenall, CEO/ Chief Librarian, Essex County Library; Phone: (Business) 519-776-5241; Email:
Alternate Executive Manuela Denes, Manager, Community Services; Phone: (Business) 519-776-5241 ext 128; Email:
Site Information
Site Location Ruthven Library
Located In Community Ruthven
Address & Map
1695 Elgin St
Ruthven, ON N0P 2G0
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Intersection Elgin St and Talbot Rd
Mailing Address PO Box 279 
Ruthven, ON N0P 2G0
Physical Access Fully Accessible - Parking, Washroom and Entrance
Other Details
Print Material Print material available

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