Welcome to our monthly update on events and programs happening during the next month at the Batesville Memorial Public Library! We’re highlighting many of the events and programs going on at the Library here, but make sure you check ebatesville.com/events for the most up-to-date calendar!

Some events may require registration. To register, just click on the event image to be taken to the registration form.

Adult Felting Class

Thursday, August 1 | 1:00PM – 3:00 PM
Registration is Required

Join us for our Adult Felting Class! We will be making a penguin. Space is very limited, so registration is required.

The Martian Book Discussions

Thursday, August 1 | 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM @ Osgood
Tuesday, August 13 | 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM @ BMPL
Wednesday, August 14 | 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM @ Tyson

Ripley County  READS book discussion facilitated by Nancy Durham.

Copies of Andy Weir’s The Martian will be made available at each library on July 1st while supplies last.

Please Note: This program will be at Osgood Public Library.

This program has been made possible through a grant from Indiana Humanities in cooperation with the National Endowment for the Humanities.

Ukulele Club

Thursday, August 1 | 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM
Thursday, August 15 | 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM

Join us for our Ukulele Club! There is a Beginner’s Session at 6:00 PM, and the Ukulele Club Meeting at 6:30 PM. Ukulele Club meets on the 1st and 3rd Thursday of each month.

Batesville Bash

Saturday, August 3 | 9:00 AM – NOON

Join us at the Batesville Bash! The Library will have a tent with activities and crafts until noon!

For more detailed information about the event, please visit Batesville Bash.

Little Sprouts Garden Club

Monday, August 5 | 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM & 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Registration is Required

Introducing young students to the technique of Straw Bale Gardening. With Sandra Dickey, Denean Williams, and Sr. Charity. This month’s meeting will go over predators in yoru garden. The program includes a scarecrow craft and a snack along with a story about plant predators.

Ages: Kindergarten – 2nd Grade. Space is limited, so please make sure you register!

Friends of the Library Meeting

Wednesday, August 7 | 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM

The Friends of the Batesville Memorial Public Library meet on the first Wednesday of most months at 5:00 PM. Meetings are open to the public.

Slime Science

Thursday, August 8 | 4:00 PM – 4:45 PM
Registration is required.

This month we will be making Edible Pudding Slime and Popping Candy Slime! Ages 3rd – 8th grade.

Magic Club

Thursday, August 8 | 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM

Interested in learning the fun of magic? The Batesville Memorial Public Library Magic Club meets on the second Thursday of each month at the library! Share a trick you’ve been working on, and learn a new one. Bring a friend and get a prize!