131 North Walnut Street :: Batesville, IN 47006
Sunday (October - April) :: 1:00 - 5:00 pm
Monday - Thursday :: 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday :: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday :: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
| Pick a Wish and help us build a better library. Thank you!|
Michael J. Kruse, MLS,
SUNY at Buffalo SILS
Certified LC1 by the Indiana State Library
Board of Trustees
The Library Trustees are appointed by the Ripley and Franklin
County Commissioners, the Ripley and Franklin County Councils,
and the Board of the Batesville Community School Corporation.
The Trustees meet monthly at the library at 5:00 PM. See the
Program Calendar for dates.
Find the Library
Click the signs at the left for library maps
|The mission of the Batesville
Memorial Public Library is to help the people of the community
in their pursuit of information and education, as well as
vocational and recreational endeavors, by providing current
materials, services and programs.
Click the figure at the left
for the Job Hunting and
Employment page, including
a library job application form.
History of the Library
Click the photo for a history of the Batesville Memorial
Click the photo
to view our photos
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the Batesville Memorial Public Library is part of the Evergreen Indiana
Consortium, card holders in our library district can search for and
borrow materials from any of the other 100 or so Evergreen libraries in
the state. A map of our library district can be found
The photo on the right shows the statue
outside the library on Walnut Street. Titled "Paper Airplanes: Journeys
of the Imagination," this sculpture by
Gary Lee Price
is "about fantasy and enjoying our childhood and all of its wonders."
The BMPL subscribes to numerous searchable
databases that our
card holders can use for free. Most of these databases require your bar
code and/or a PIN.
to receive your 4-digit PIN.
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