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City Pool is Open on Sat., May 26th
  • M-Sa:  12:00 Noon - 8pm
  • Su:  1pm - 8pm
  • Adult Swim:  M-F from 7pm-8pm

See 2018 City Pool Schedule

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 Broadway Art & Craft Fair - July 27 & 28th.

art picJoin us for the Monticello-Union Township Public Library’s Broadway Art & Craft Fair on July 27 from 5 p.m. - 8 p.m. and Saturday, July 28 from 9 am-3 pm. Enjoy an evening of instrumental music performed by local musicians, appetizers, and artwork in an array of mediums at the public reception held on Friday, July 27 from 5 – 8 p.m. We will have local artists exhibiting their art work. The public will be able to enjoy a diversity of paintings, pottery, jewelry, photography and much more. There will be demonstrations on henna tattoos and glass making throughout the day on Saturday, July 28.

A portion of the sale benefits the library’s Building and Grounds Endowment Fund at the White County Community Foundation. Supporting the art and craft fair enables artists to continue creating and the library to continue offering a variety of cultural programs to our patrons. Join us as we celebrate the beauty of art in many forms.
For more information, please contact Candace Wells, the Adult Services Manager, at 574-583-2665 ext. 3307 or email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .
Liz’s Lift is a portable wheelchair lift and ramp system made possible by the generosity of Elizabeth “Liz” Oilar Memorial Contributions, the White County Board of Health, the White County Community Foundation-Women Giving Together Grant, the Monticello City Council, the Rotary Club of Monticello, Quality Construction (Chad Crain Owner), all City Departments, and the City of Monticello Mayor’s Advisory Council for the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

Liz was a founding member of the Mayor’s Advisory Council, and was dedicated to making sure all of our citizens have access to community events, and so it is just & fitting that we dedicate this wheelchair lift in her memory, providing access & opportunity where had been none.

This portable wheelchair lift is available to any entity in White County where temporary accommodation is necessary and requested. Scheduling is handled through the ADA Coordinator at 574-583-4568
This community offers an enchanting atmosphere of friendliness and fun augmented and reflected by two beautiful, accessible lakes.  The city's impressive tourism assets, diverse economic base and dynamic leadership make it a gem to any target, whether it is a business, visitor or potential resident.

It's no wonder that a city built to hug the sides of two lakes reflects so many lakeside attributes.  It is a serene community with a high quality of life.  It is safe, accommodating and never feels rushed.  It is a place where you won't feel weighed down by big city pressures, and instead have the time to enjoy what is most important in life.  While it does have this calming side to it, Monticello, like its lakes, is also a place of unbridled fun.  It is filled with the energy of youth whether it be from families playing at Indiana Beach, new leadership, or young adults starting their education at Ivy Tech.  There is both a wonderful calm and sparkling energy here.