Sawdust Days Concert sponsored by the Library! Friday, May 1, 2015 Hip Harp Trio from Indianapolis Wine Tasting by Ertel Cellars @ 6:30 PM ... Silent Auction by Batesville Rotary Club
Money Smart Week Free Programs Monday, April 20 ... 6:30 PM ... "Raising Money Smart Kids" 7:00 PM ... "The 4 C's of Credit"
Thursday, April 23 ... 6:30 PM ... Free Film Screening:
"Money For Nothing: Inside the Federal Reserve"
Ripley County residents:We need your poem! Your poem (up to 40 lines) will capture the history and spirit of Ripley County, Indiana, for a Bicentennial Birthday Book to be published by Brick Street Poetry, Inc. Submit your poem to the library by 5:00 pm on Saturday, April 18, 2015. A panel of judges will choose 3-5 poems to submit to Brick Steet Poetry, who will make the final selection.
The library invites you to join us for Sawdust Days, May 1 & 2, 2015 Friday, May 1: Free Concert by the Hip Harp Trio | Wine Tasting | Silent Auction At the library, starting at 6:30 pm Saturday, May 2: Wood & Craft Vendors | 3 Comedy Magic Shows | Chainsaw Carver
Live Music | Food | BMPL's Pioneer Living Hands-On Exhibit | ...more! Downtown Batesville, 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday, May 20 ... 4:00 - 5:00 PM
Treasure Hunt for Grades 3 - 6
Follow the clues in the library ... Find the treasure ... Get a prize.
Must register by Monday, May 18.
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.
Children who struggle with reading are invited to Read to Belle, a "Paws & Think" Reading Therapy Dog Thursdays: Jan. 15 - Feb. 19 - Mar. 12 - Apr. 16 - May 21 Sign up for a 15-minute time slot: 4:00, 4:15, 4:30, or 4:45 pm Call 812.934.4706 or sign up at the library.
Sun. (Aug-May) : 1 - 5 pm
Mon.-Thu. : 9 am - 8 pm
Fri. : 9 am - 5 pm
Sat. : 10 am - 5 pm
Library Hours : Sunday(During school year) : 1:00 - 5:00 pm Monday - Thursday : 9:00 am - 8:00 pm Friday : 9:00 am - 5:00 pm Saturday : 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Library District :
The City of Batesville, Indiana, plus those parts of Laughery and Adams Townships in Ripley County that are in the Batesville School District, and all of Ray Township in Franklin County.
Mission Statement :
The mission of the Batesville Memorial Public Library is to help the people of the community in their pursuit of information and education, as well as vocational and recreational endeavors, by providing current materials, services, and programs.