Batesville Memorial Public Library
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
Poetry @ the Library
Ed2go online courses are fast, convenient and FREE to BMPL card holders!
Explore our Creative Writing courses, including Pleasures of Poetry.
New sessions start monthly.
Click HERE for more info and to enroll.
Wham! It's a Poetry Jam!
Thursday, April 18, 2013 -- 7:00 pm
Area teens are invited to take part in our first Teen Poetry Jam as we celebrate National Poetry Month and National Library Week!
Sign up at the library to reserve your spot. Registered participants will receive a Poetry Jam T-shirt from the library.
|We celebrated National Library Week, Jazz Appreciation Month and National Poetry Month with a performance by Indiana's Poet Laureate, Norbert Krapf, with Monika Herzig & Friends, April 18, 2009.|
|Detroit poets John Sinclair and M.L. Liebler performed at the library along with R.J. Spangler and Jef Reynolds during their "Kick Out the Jams Tour," October 23. 2008.|
(L) Norbert Krapf, Indiana Poet Laureate 2008-2010
(R) His latest book of poems and photos
|e-poets.net A network of poets, artists, writers, and performers who embrace the electronic media as a venue and home for their art.|
|Electronic Poetry Center From the State University of New York at Buffalo.|
|The EServer Poetry Collection|
|Famous Poets and Poems Includes a Poem of the Month and a Poet of the Month.|
|Favorite Poem Project Americans saying poems they love.|
|Got Poetry? News for poets. Poems, events and articles, too.|
|The Haiku Society of America All haiku. All the time.|
|Indiana Poet Laureate News|
|M. L. Liebler Award-winning Detroit beat poet.|
|Norbert Krapf Indiana's Poet Laureate, 2008-2009.|
|PoemHunter.com Search for poems by subject.|
|Poetry 180 A poem a day for American high schools.|
|Poetry Archive exists to help make poetry accessible, relevant and enjoyable to a wide audience.|
|Poetry Daily is an anthology of contemporary poetry. Each day, a new poem from new books, magazines, and journals.|
|Poetry for Children Sylvia Vardell's blog about finding and sharing poetry with young people.|
|Poetry Foundation Find a poem. Discover poetry.|
|Poetry Slam, Inc. Charged with overseeing the international coalition of poetry slams.|
|Poetry Society of America Devoted to fostering and promoting poetry in the United States.|
|Poets & Writers The nation's largest non-profit organization providing information, support and guidance to creative writers.|
|Poets' Corner Browse and explore thousands of works by hundreds of writers covering thousands of years.|
|Poets House A collection and meeting place that invites poets and the public to step into the living tradition of poetry.|
|Poets.org from the Academy of American Poets.|
|The Writer's Almanac from American Public Media with Garrison Keillor. Read the day's entry or listen using RealPlayer.|