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Rensselaer Public Library, Headquarters


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208 W. Susan Street
Rensselaer, Indiana 47978
(219) 866-5881


Rensselaer Hours

Monday - Thursday
9:00am - 8:00pm
Friday - Saturday
9:00am - 5:00pm


Directions to the Rensselaer Library

From the North:

  1. Take Interstate 65 to State Road 114 at the exit number 215 for Rensselaer and Morocco.
  2. Go east about 3 miles to Van Rensselaer Street, about a block before the road tees at a stop sign. You will see Rick's Pizza on the right.
  3. Turn right immediately after Rick's Pizza. You will be going south.
  4. Go 1 block to the next stop sign. The library is on the right side at the corner of Van Rensselaer and Susan Streets.

From the East:

  1. Take State Road 114 west into Rensselaer.
  2. Follow 114 when it turns right and heads into downtown. When you come to the stoplight at Washington Street, the Jasper County Courthouse will be on your left.
  3. Turn left and at the next stoplight, at the other corner of the courthouse square, turn right onto Van Rensselaer Street.
  4. Stop in three blocks at the four way flashing light at Susan Street.
  5. The library is on the corner of Van Rensselaer and Susan Street.

From the South:

  1. Take Interstate 65 to U.S. 231 at the exit number 205 for Rensselaer and Remington.
  2. Turn right and go north on U.S. 231 for approximately 7 miles to Rensselaer.
  3. When you pass Saint Joseph's College, you will be in Rensselaer proper.
  4. Follow 231 through two stop lights. There will be a Y curve shortly after and you will continue straight and not follow the curve to the right.
  5. Follow the road down the small hill and at the bottom there will be a pizza restaurant and Mexican restaurant on the right. The road starts to slant up again and you will cross a small bridge.
  6. Turn right at the first corner past the small bridge. There will be a corner sign for Susan Street.
  7. Stop at the stop sign; continue straight and the library will be the second drive on the left. The library is on the corner of Van Rensselaer and Susan Street.