Contact Us

The library is located at 1409 11th Street in Peru, Illinois 61354, across the street from Washington Park and near Centennial Park.

Our phone number is 815-223-0229 and our fax number is 815-223-1559. Our email address is perulibrary@perulibrary.org or email the Charm Ruhnke, the library director, at cnruhnke@perulibrary.org.

Not sure who to contact with your question? 

Questions about Contact Email
Accounting/Accounts Payable Melissa Keegan mkeegan@perulibrary.org
Adult book club Colleen Martin cmartin@perulibrary.org
Adult programming Charm Ruhnke cnruhnke@perulibrary.org
Cataloging – Adult Melissa Keegan mkeegan@perulibrary.org
Cataloging – Children’s Lynn Sheedy lsheedy@perulibrary.org
Cataloging – Teen Colleen Martin cmartin@perulibrary.org
Children’s programming Lynn Sheedy lsheedy@perulibrary.org
Children’s Services Lynn Sheedy lsheedy@perulibrary.org
Collection Development – Adult Charm Ruhnke cnruhnke@perulibrary.org
Collection Development – Audio-Visual Melissa Keegan mkeegan@perulibrary.org
Collection Development – Children Lynn Sheedy lsheedy@perulibrary.org
Collection Development – Teen Colleen Martin cmartin@perulibrary.org
Computer classes Charm Ruhnke cnruhnke@perulibrary.org
Database searching Charm Ruhnke Melissa Keegan cnruhnke@perulibrary.org  mkeegan@perulibrary.org
Donations Charm Ruhnke cnruhnke@perulibrary.org
eBook & eAudio downloading Melissa Keegan Charm Ruhnke mkeegan@perulibrary.org  cnruhnke@perulibrary.org
Employment Charm Ruhnke cnruhnke@perulibrary.org
Fax Circulation staff 815-223-0229
Freegal music downloading Melissa Keegan Charm Ruhnke mkeegan@perulibrary.org  cnruhnke@perulibrary.org
Genealogy Charm Ruhnke cnruhnke@perulibrary.org
Holds/Requests Circulation staff 815-223-0229
Homeschooling Lynn Sheedy lsheedy@perulibrary.org
Interlibrary loan Colleen Martin cmartin@perulibrary.org
Library cards Melissa Keegan mkeegan@perulibrary.org
Library tours Charm Ruhnke cnruhnke@perulibrary.org
Local History Charm Ruhnke cnruhnke@perulibrary.org
Lost & Found Circulation staff 815-2223-0229
Marketing Charm Ruhnke cnruhnke@perulibrary.org
Meeting room reservation Colleen Martin cmartin@perulibrary.org
Overdue fines Circulation staff 815-223-0229
Renewing material Circulation staff 815-223-0229
Study room reservation Circulation staff 815-223-0229
Teacher Help Lynn Sheedy lsheedy@perulibrary.org
Teen Programming Colleen Martin cmartin@perulibrary.org
Teen Services Colleen Martin cmartin@perulibrary.org
Test Proctoring Melissa Keegan Charm Ruhnke mkeegan@perulibrary.org  cnruhnke@perulibrary.org
Volunteering – adults Melissa Keegan mkeegan@perulibrary.org
Volunteering – teens Colleen Martin cmartin@perulibrary.org
Zinio magazine downloading Melissa Keegan Charm Ruhnke mkeegan@perulibrary.org  cnruhnke@perulibrary.org