Ellettsville Branch Library

Ellettsvile Branch Library Reopening! Renovation Update

The Ellettsville Branch Library will reopen on Monday, February 25 at 10:00 AM!

Thanks to The Endwright Center and Smithville Digital Warehouse for the generous sharing of their spaces during the renovation.

  • The last day of temporary services at The Endwright Center will be Saturday, February 23.
  • The last day of full Bookmobile service at Smithville Digital Warehouse will be Friday, February 22. The 24-hour temporary materials drop will be removed on Sunday, March 3.

Interior Improvements

The newly-renovated Ellettsville Branch’s improvements include:

  • A preschool room
  • A dedicated teen space
  • An expanded program room to accommodate large meetings of up to 125 people
  • A beautiful bay window with new seating area
  • An expanded video game collection
  • New and improved ADA-compliant restrooms
  • A new heating and cooling system for more cost-efficient, year-round comfort

Exterior Improvements

Spring 2019 improvements include:

  • A new and improved ADA-compliant parking lot

Reopening Celebrations

Celebrate the newly-renovated Ellettsville Branch Library with these fun reopening events!

Adzooks Puppets Presents: Tiptoe Bakes a Cake!
Experience the excitement of live theater with professional puppeteers from Adzooks! Join Tiptoe in a merry romp as he tries to bake a cake with help from the audience. No matter how well Tiptoe does, there will be cake served to celebrate. Please register.
All ages
2:30–3:30 PM
Saturday, March 16
Meeting Rooms A/B

Grand Reopening Ceremony
Tour the new teen space, preschool room, meeting rooms, and more, while enjoying refreshments, musical performances, and activities. Drop in.
All ages
5–8 PM
5:00 PM:
Edgewood Junior High School Jazz Ensemble performance
6:00 PM: Prepared remarks
7:00 PM: Edgewood Intermediate School Choir performance
Thursday, March 21

Youth Art Month Displays
Local art educators display work from students in grades K–12 on the walls and in the lobby display case for the month of March.

After-Hours Laser Tag
Celebrate the new Teen Space with a night of fun at the Library! Enjoy laser tag, a movie, snacks, and crafts at this special after-hours event! Please register.
Age 12–19
7–10 PM
Saturday, April 6
Teen Space & Meeting Rooms A/B

Bill Harley Concert Celebration
A two-time Grammy award-winning artist, and children’s book author, Bill’s songs and stories paint a vibrant and hilarious picture of growing up, school, and family life. Masterful storytelling and comic narrative songs will have listeners young and old laughing out loud. Please register.
"Harley’s audiences are families, but it’s hard to tell who enjoys him more––parents or children."––Los Angeles Times
All ages
2–3 PM
Sunday, April 14
Meeting Rooms A/B