April 7th – 13th is National Library Week! This is a great time to celebrate the hard work and contributions of our nation’s libraries and library workers. The theme for this year’s celebration is “Libraries = Strong Communities”

National Library Week Events

  • Sunday, April 8th – Saturday, April 13th – Food for Fines (see below for details)

  • Monday, April 8th – 2019 State of America’s Libraries Report is released along with the list of 2018’s Top Ten Most Challenged Books

  • Tuesday, April 9th – National Library Workers Day

  • Wednesday, April 10th – National Bookmobile Day

  • Thursday, April 11th – Take Action For Libraries

We Love Our Library Signs

Batesville patrons can stop by the library and pick up a “We Love Our Library” yard sign to display for the month of April!

2019 State of America’s Libraries Report
Top 10 Challenged Books of 2018

Acceptable Items

CAN GOODS:

Beans

Stew

Fruit

Pasta

Potatoes

Vegetables

Soup

Meat

Tomatoes

NON-PERISHABLE:

Cereal

Pasta

Rice

Peanut Butter

PERSONAL CARE:

Diapers (Size 5 & 6)

Laundry Soap

Shampoo

Soap

Toilet Paper

Toothbrush

Toothpaste

Expired food items will not be accepted.