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After Hours Concert at the Library
Saturday, February 20 ... 7:00 PM
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One Book, One County
Celebrating Indiana's Bicentennial
January - September, 2016

Join us as we read James H. Madison's Hoosiers: A New  History of Indiana.
Book discussions and programming to be announced.


1. Make a list of your favorite authors.
2. Get an email notice when the library
adds a book by an author on your list.
3. Enjoy reading!

Drop-ins are welcome! Ages: Teen through Adult
Anytime between 5:30 and 6:30 pm on the
1st & 3rd Thursday of each month

(prior to the BMPL Ukulele Club meetings @ 6:30pm).
No experience?  No uke?  No problem!

Use one of the library's ukuleles while you're here.


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Sun. (Aug-May) : 1 - 5 pm
Mon.-Thu. : 9 am - 8 pm
Fri. : 9 am - 5 pm
Sat. : 10 am - 5 pm

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One Book, One County
Ripley County residents are invited to join us in reading Hoosiers: A New History of Indiana by James H. Madison. Book Discussions and Programs are planned at the public libraries in Batesville, Osgood, and Versailles, during Indiana's Bicentennial year, 2016. The culminating program, on September 17 at the V.F.W. in Milan, will feature author James H. Madison as special guest speaker. Check back for details.

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