Ellettsville Branch

Learning at the Ellettsville Branch Library!

Eager learners at the Library!Summer Reading programs are designed to help children retain their reading, writing and math skills throughout the summer. Of course reading is an emphasis, but programs have so much to offer that all skills are tended to at some point. These children demonstrate the eager learning we saw all summer long at the public library.

Getting ready for school is something we hear often as the first day of school approaches, but at the public library, we have been helping children get ready for school all summer long!

Readers are "digging in" at the Ellettsville Branch Library!

The Ellettsville Branch library has given out over 800 summer reading game boards in the first two weeks of the program! 

Families are digging into the collections and taking home massive amounts of materials to enjoy.

The summer is all about freedom of choice and the staff at the library loves to help readers find good books.

If you have a struggling reader or someone who has read everything, ask us for help. We specialize in finding the right book for the right person at the right time!

Happy summer!

 

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Consumer Reports

Consumer ReportsAre you in the market for a new washing machine or maybe even a new car?  Not sure which model will be the better buy?  The library offers a powerful consumer research tool by providing you access to the Consumer Reports website.  ConsumerReports.org provides members with access to expert, unbiased ratings of over 5,000 products.  The website also provides product reviews, expert buying advice, product comparisons, and reviews from other users like you.  ConsumerReports.org reviews include cars, household appliances, electronics, home and garden products, and products for your kids and babies.  

Do you want to keep up on the latest consumer product news such as recalls and safety tips?   ConsumerReports.org has the most current relevant news always displayed on its homepage.  You can also sign up for the free email newsletter.  Consumer Reports operates the world's largest product testing and research lab.  On the website you can read or watch videos of how they conduct their many different tests.  ConsumerReports.org also includes a home remodeling and improvement guide that offers expert advice on keeping your project on schedule and on budget.

Try Out Our Temporary Scanner!

The Ellettsville Branch is testing out scanning options for patron use. We'll have this scanner for one month to see if it suits our needs, so come try it out! This scanner can scan photos, documents, newspaper clippings, etc. all from the simple touch menu! You can save the files to a flash drive or email them to yourself. After you've scanned, please fill out one of our survey forms and let us know what you think!

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