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  Outreach Services extends library service outside the confines of Morrisson-Reeves Library to all individuals who qualify for our services in our legally defined service area. Residents of Wayne Township are eligible for free delivery of library materials or materials by mail through our Homebound Services. Residents of Abington, Boston, Clay, Dalton, Franklin, Green, Harrison, New Garden, Perry and Webster Townships are served through the Wayne County Contractual Library (WCCL) Bookmobile. Inmates of the Wayne County Sheriff Correctional Center are served through our Jail Library Service. The Literacy Resource Center manages the county wide adult literacy program. Outreach Services maintains the Quigg Family Foundation Library at the Jeffers Unit of the Boys & Girls Club of Wayne County. Applications for the Indiana State Libraryís Talking Book Service are available through Outreach Services. In addition, Outreach Services provides deposit collections to facilities in Wayne Township and the WCCL service areas.

For further information about Outreach Services, please call (765) 966-8291 or e-mail us at outrch@mrlinfo.org

Outreach Services office hours are:
Monday through Friday 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM.


Homebound Services

Homebound Services provides free delivery of materials by library van or by mail to residents of Wayne Township who are unable to visit Morrisson-Reeves Library due to a physical illness or other incapacity. The service also provides readerís advisory and accepts requests for materials on a specific subject or for a specific title. Materials available for loan include:

Books in both standard print, large print and paperback

  • Magazines
  • Audio books on cassette tape or CD
  • VHS videotapes
  • DVD

In addition, Homebound Services provides regular video showings in various facilities visited by service staff and supplies applications for the Indiana State Libraryís Talking Book Service.


Jail Library Service

Outreach Services staff provides weekly distribution of books to inmates of the Wayne County Sheriff Correctional Center. The service includes readerís advisory and special request books.

 

 

Literacy Resource Center

With the support of the Wayne County Literacy Coalition, Inc., the LRC offers FREE training for volunteers and FREE one-to-one tutoring for adults in Wayne County who want to learn to read, write, do basic math or learn English as a second language.

To receive tutoring services or to volunteer, please call the LRC at (765) 966-8294.

LRC office hours are:
9:00 AM-5:00 PM Monday-Friday.

The Literacy Resource Center is an Affiliate of ProLiteracy America.

 

Quigg Family Foundation Library
(Jeffers Unit, Boys & Girls Club)

Outreach Services provides library service to Club members, staff and officially recognized volunteers of the Jeffers Unit of the Boys & Girls Club of Wayne County. The mini-library maintains a collection of books, magazines for checkout and puzzles for use in the Library. The Library is open in the afternoons Monday through Thursday.

For more information about the Quigg Family Foundation Library, please call (765) 966-8291 or e-mail outrch@mrlinfo.org

 

Talking Books Service

The Talking Books Service is a federally funded service administered by the Indiana State Library, which provides library services to persons who are unable to read print materials due to a visual or physical disability. The service loans Braille, large print and recorded materials to Indiana residents eligible for the service. Materials are mailed postage free to individuals with return postage pre-paid. Applications for the service are available through Outreach Services. Players for recorded materials are provided free of charge to users of the service and may be exchanged if necessary through Outreach Services.

To request an application for the Talking Books Service, please call Outreach Services at (765) 966-8291 or e-mail to outrch@mrlinfo.org

 

Deposit Collections

Outreach Services maintains small collections of books in various locations in Wayne Township and the WCCL service area. The collections are rotated regularly providing ever-changing materials for readers at these facilities.

For more information about our deposit collections, please call Outreach Services at (765) 966-8291 or e-mail to outrch@mrlinfo.org


 

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

 


 


Morrisson-Reeves Library
80 North 6th Street
Richmond, IN 47374-3079
U.S.A.
Phone (765) 966-8291
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