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The Library's postal address was subsequently renumbered as 32 West Main Street, when the local post office updated its delivery addresses to reflect later changes in the use of various properties in the downtown Mooresville area.
Having secured the land for the new library, there remained the question of providing citizens with temporary library services. In March, 1913, a temporary reading room was established on the second floor of the I.O.O.F. Building, which was located on the northeast corner of the intersection of Main and Indiana Streets in downtown Mooresville.
I.O.O.F. Building, downtown Mooresville, IN (ca. 1885)
The townsfolk were quite pleased with the new library lot at 30 West Main Street. But actual construction was yet to come. Actually, the town needed first to hire an architect and general contractor. But none of this could proceed without money, and, for that, the citizens of Mooresville had to await the decision of the Andrew Carnegie Foundation.