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World Book Online: Student Encyclopedia Tutorial

Available through the eLibrary, World Book Online includes a number of different educational resources for learners of all ages. 

April 6, 2020
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Stuck in the house? Give the Library's eBook collection a try! eBooks encompass any type of book you can imagine. Check out this list to get you started. It includes a cozy mystery, science fiction, and everything in between.

April 2, 2020
"The Mouse and the Motorcycle" In Spanish

Biblioteca electrónica (eLibrary) para niños en español: Cuentos y Más

La colección gratuita de eLibrary de la Biblioteca incluye una variedad de opciones de lectura, audición y visualización para sus hijos, incluidos cuentos y recursos informativos en español.

March 27, 2020
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Just before the Library closed to help contain the spread of the coronavirus, librarian Amy Caswell prepared a display of this year's nominees for the Indiana Early Literacy Firefly Award. This state award encourages parents, caregivers, and young children to interact together with exceptional picture books––which serve an important role in the first years of a child's life.

March 25, 2020

Physical Libraries Closed

All physical Library locations are closed until further notice, including the Main Library, Ellettsville Branch, Bookmobile, Van, and Homebound Services. The Library will determine a building reopening date based on the advice and directive of state and local officials in conjunction with the health and safety of staff and the public. 

March 10, 2020
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This booklist includes characters and authors with differing abilities. We highlight this topic in hopes it will help bring awareness to people with disabilities and a world where the successes and frustrations of being disabled are noted and respected.

March 9, 2020
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The TASC (Test Assessing High Secondary Completion) is Indiana’s High School Equivalency test. These materials will help you prepare for the 5 subjects covered: Reading, Writing, Math, Science, and Social Studies. Resources are available for beginning, intermediate and advanced skill development. Visit for sample questions, study resources, and test information.

March 6, 2020
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Get inspired by women whose work and lives made the world different.  Read these stories for Women's History Month or anytime of year.

March 2, 2020
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March is Women's History Month! Celebrate the accomplishments of women in the arts, religion, human rights, politics, science and every other aspect of the human experience. The women of the past inspire those of the future in the fight for equality.

February 21, 2020
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Cozy up with a romance!  Pick a classic romance author like Danielle Steel or something new like Nalini Singh.  These romances have everything from outlaws and spies to werewolves and dragons.

February 21, 2020
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Check out these thrillers!

February 21, 2020
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A compilation of short western stories by Elmore Leonard. 

February 19, 2020
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Below is a suggested book list for the April meeting discussing historical elections.  Every reader chooses their own book to read and share. Readers are not limited to this list and may choose their own book that accords with the topic.

February 17, 2020
woman and child using an ipad

A grant from the Wahl Family Charitable Trust will fund the purchase of iPad minis for dedicated use at the Ellettsville Branch, expanding access to STEAM tools for school-age children and increasing the opportunity for related programs at the Library.

January 30, 2020