Hours and Directions

Driving Directions

The library is located at 93 Main Street in the center of Ellington, at the head of the green and near the intersection of Maple Street/Route 140 and Main Street/Route 286. There are entrances to the parking lot from either of these roads.

  • From I-84: Take exit 64 to Route 83 north; travel on Route 83 for 3.5 miles into Rockville. Route 83 turns left at the intersection with Route 74 in Rockville - make this turn and continue on Route 83 into Ellington. At the 3rd light, turn left onto Route 286 (Main Street). The library is about one-half mile along, at the far end of the green.
  • From I-91: Take exit 45 to Route 140 east. Travel on Route 140 about 10 miles, into Ellington. Just into Ellington, Route 140 makes a right turn at an intersection - make this turn and travel about 3 miles more on Route 140, into the center of Ellington. Library is on the green, just before the intersection of Route 140 and Route 286.
  • MapQuest directions


Monday 10am-8pm
Tuesday 10am-8pm
Wednesday 10am-8pm
Thursday 10am-8pm
Friday 10am-5pm
Saturday       10am-5pm September--June
10am-1pm July-August
Sunday 1pm-5pm October-May
Closed June-September

​Emergency Closings

Click here for closings due to severe weather or emergencies.

Holiday Closings 2020
• Wednesday, January 1, New Year's Holiday
• Monday, January 20, Martin Luther King Day
• Monday, February 17, Presidents' Day
• Friday, April 10, Good Friday
• Sunday, April 12, Easter
• Sunday, May 10, Mothers' Day
• Sunday, May 24 and Monday, May 25, Memorial Day Holiday
• Saturday, July 4, Independence Day
• Monday, September 7, Labor Day
• Monday, October 12, Columbus Day
• Wednesday, November 11, Veterans' Day
• Wednesday, November 25 - Close at 1 p.m., Thanksgiving Holiday
• Thursday and Friday, November 26 and November 27, Thanksgiving Holiday
• Thursday, December 24- Close at 1 p.m.
• Friday, December 25, Christmas Holiday

Thursday, December 31, New Year's Eve-Close at 1 p.m.
Friday, January 1, 2021, New Year's Day

Book Cellar Hours
  • Monday 6:30-8 pm
  • Thursday 2:30-4:30pm
  • Saturday 10am-12pm
  • Sunday 2pm-4pm