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What’s happening in June

By |2019-05-30T10:57:28-04:00May 29th, 2019|Categories: Library Programs, Library Updates|Tags: , , , , |

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! Summer Reading Program Sign-Up Begins Monday, June 3 | [...]

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 [...]

Digital Device Drop In Program

By |2019-01-11T14:28:49-05:00January 11th, 2019|Categories: Library Programs|Tags: , , , , , |

Do you need help with your computer, tablet or smartphone? Would you like to borrow eBooks from the library, but aren't sure how? Stop by our Digital Device Drop In on the fourth Thursday of each month! Stop by our Digital Device Drop in for help with: Laptop Tablet Smartphone Kindle/eReader [...]

No Commitment Book Club

By |2018-12-28T17:09:06-05:00January 3rd, 2019|Categories: Library Programs|Tags: , , , |

Have you ever wanted to join a Book Club but just couldn't fit it into your schedule? How does it work? Each month the library will pick an author, genre or theme. Patrons will then choose a book from the book club display to read or listen to. You can [...]

Remember When…Storytime

By |2019-01-08T09:52:34-05:00December 28th, 2018|Categories: Library Programs|Tags: , , , , |

Do you like to hear a good "true" story?  Do you like to tell your story or those of your family?  Would you like to tell that story to a captive audience? Beginning on January 23, the library will be hosting a monthly laid back storytelling program, [...]

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! [...]

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 [...]