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December 10 is National Dewey Decimal System Day!

By |2018-12-04T19:40:16-04:00December 8th, 2018|Categories: Education|Tags: , , |

Have you ever wondered why books are ordered on the shelves the way that they are? Have you wondered what the numbers on the spine labels mean? In honor of Dewey Decimal System Day, we're going to review how the Batesville Memorial Public Library uses the Dewey Decimal System to organize materials for our patrons! [...]

Remembering Pearl Harbor

By |2018-12-04T19:49:29-04:00December 5th, 2018|Categories: Education, Genealogy & History|Tags: , , , , , , |

December 7, 2018 marks the 77th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor. In commemoration of the anniversary, we've put together some materials you can check out at the Batesville Memorial Public Library to learn more! Aircraft Damaged or Destroyed U.S. Casualties Ships Damaged or Destroyed Pearl [...]

World War I Centennial

By |2018-11-09T14:11:25-04:00November 7th, 2018|Categories: Education, Genealogy & History|Tags: , , , , |

In addition to being Veteran’s Day, this Sunday, November 11, marks the 100th anniversary of the armistice that ended World War I. To celebrate, we’ve put together a list of materials you can check out to learn more about World War I. By the Numbers MOBILIZED KILLED WOUNDED [...]

November Is National Aviation History Month

By |2018-12-07T16:52:03-04:00November 7th, 2018|Categories: Education, Genealogy & History|Tags: , , , |

According to the Government Printing Office, National Aviation History Month is dedicated to exploring, recognizing and celebrating America’s great contributions and achievements in the development of aviation. Aviation history refers to the history of development of mechanical flight — from the earliest attempts in kites and gliders to powered heavier-than-air, supersonic and space flights. [...]

October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month!

By |2018-12-07T16:52:42-04:00October 10th, 2018|Categories: Education|Tags: , , , |

With everyone using the internet to engage others via social media, play your favorite movie, or purchase the next big thing, it is becoming more important than ever to make sure you're staying safe online. Here are some tips for staying safe online. Make sure you are regularly checking for updates [...]

Check Out a Mobile HotSpot

By |2018-12-07T16:55:02-04:00August 23rd, 2018|Categories: Library Updates|Tags: , , , |

The Batesville Memorial Public Library now has Mobile HotSpots available for check out to Batesville residents.  The HotSpots are made available through a program made possible through T-Mobile just for public libraries.  The idea is to provide WiFi to those who may not have internet access at home.  But the possibilities for its use are [...]

Frankenstein Visits Ripley County

By |2018-12-07T16:54:30-04:00August 23rd, 2018|Categories: Frankenstein|Tags: , , , |

Frankenstein is alive and well in Ripley County. During the months of September and October the Batesville Memorial Public Library, Osgood Public Library, Tyson Library and the Ripley County Tourism Bureau will partner to celebrate Mary Shelley’s remarkable novel "Frankenstein," which turned 200 in 2018. The county celebration is part of a larger statewide initiative, [...]