Borrowing Services

Sign Out Books

Get a Library Card

Learn how to get and use a library card at Russell Library, whether you are an adult, teenager or child, Middletown resident or non-resident - we will help guide you with any questions you may have.

Loan Limits & Fees

A list of the loan periods and associated late fees for items such as books, audio books, CDs, cassettes, videos, dvds, and museum passes.

Holds & Renewals 

You may request to reserve or hold a certain item that is available as well as renew items.

Museum Passes

Families and individuals can borrow a museum pass for 1 day and be admitted at a free or reduced charge to one of the museums listed. This library service is brought to our patrons courtesy of the Friends of Russell Library.

Room Reservations

The library has meeting spaces that are available to groups, organizations, and individuals when they aren’t needed for library activities. Reservations for the library’s two meeting rooms and the Hubbard Room can be made online. Check the calendar to see if a room is available on the date and time you need!