September 18th is Read an Ebook Day!

By |2019-09-11T14:00:24-04:00September 18th, 2019|Categories: Education, Library Programs|

September 18th is National Read an Ebook Day! To celebrate, we've put together our eBook resources for you to try out! Gale Virtual Reference Library is a collection of reference eBooks that you can view and search online. Overdrive contains our digital [...]

Make 2019 Count with GALE Courses

By |2019-01-22T13:41:07-05:00January 28th, 2019|Categories: Education|Tags: , , , |

Did you make a New Year's Resolution, but aren't quite sure where to begin? Don't worry, we've got you covered! With your Batesville Memorial Public Library card, you have access for over 350 online courses from GALE Courses. Courses are 6 weeks long and new courses start each month! Once enrolled, course materials can be [...]

International Holocaust Remembrance Day

By |2019-01-21T13:54:50-05:00January 25th, 2019|Categories: Education, Genealogy & History|Tags: , , , |

January 27 - the anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau - was designated by the United Nations General Assembly as International Holocaust Remembrance Day. In honor of this day, we've put together some materials available through the Batesville Memorial Public Library and online that patrons can use to learn more. Library [...]

December 10 is National Dewey Decimal System Day!

By |2018-12-04T19:40:16-05:00December 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 |2018-12-04T19:49:29-05:00December 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 |2018-11-09T14:11:25-05:00November 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 |2018-12-07T16:52:03-05:00November 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 |2018-12-07T16:52:42-05:00October 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 [...]

Take Educational Classes For Free with Gale Courses

By |2018-12-07T16:53:45-05:00September 27th, 2018|Categories: Education|Tags: , , , , |

You can learn a new skill on your schedule.  With Gale Courses, you can take free online, instructor-led courses that are available when you are. There are courses in Business, Computer Applications, Writing and Publishing, Personal Development, and many more. Whether you're an absolute beginner or ready to improve your skills, there's something for everyone. [...]