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Learn4Life Online Courses

The Batesville Memorial Public Library is committed to providing information and services to learners of every age.  Our Online Instruction Center features a wide range of highly interactive GALE Courses (formerly Learn4Life) that you can take entirely over the Internet, FREE if you have a valid BMPL borrower's card. All of the courses include expert instructors and are fun, fast, and convenient. Start learning today!

Mango Languages

Mango is an online language-learning system that can help you learn languages like Spanish, French, Japanese, Brazilian Portuguese, German, Mandarin Chinese, Greek, Italian, Russian, Icelandic, Pirate, and more.

FAFSA   LearnMore Indiana
IVY Tech Community College    
DigitalLearn.org   WGU Indiana

Best Medical Assistant Programs - "...a site specifically designed for aspiring medical assistants in the United States. On this site, you will find a variety of medical assistant schools to attend, categorized by state for your convenience."

Career Overview - "CareerOverview.com is a non-commercial website dedicated to providing aspiring career professionals and students with relevant, reliable and up-to-date career and job information whereby helping them to make better, more informed career choices."

collegeboard.com  - This user-friendly site can direct students and parents to the most relevant college admissions information from among its 3,000 member schools. Plus information on SAT and AP exams, financial aid programs, a financial aid calculator, and much more.

Deskbright - A free resource dedicated to empowering employees, freelancers, and entrepreneurs with high-quality tutorials on Excel and other business skills.

Got Resume Builder - An online resume building tool that is free for all students and library users.

Guide to Online Community Colleges - Affordable Colleges Online created an expert-driven resource guidebook for students seeking advice and information about affordable programs from Community Colleges that offer flexible online learning classes.

Guide to Online Medical Assisting Programs - from Affordable Colleges Online.

Indiana Colleges and Universities - Links to Indiana's schools of higher education.

Indiana Online Colleges and Universities - Ranked by affordability.

Job Interview Tools - Using your computer to help you find a job.

Lincoln College of Technology - Indianapolis campus.

Medical Assistant Career Center - "...a one-stop resource for passing the certification exam, a career center with tips for finding medical assisting jobs, and a state-by-state guide to working as a certified medical assistant."

Medical Assistant Courses Online - A free online guide and resource for researching medical assistant courses and programs.

Next Step Magazine - An objective guide that helps high school juniors and seniors explore potential careers, research collegiate options and make educated decisions about their futures.

Online Colleges and Degrees - Check out their Top 20 online colleges, along with ten mistakes to avoid.

Peterson's Education Portal - From Peterson's, this site has links to K-12 schools, undergrad and graduate schools, studying abroad, distance learning, financing education, and more.

SallieMae - Extensive information on student loans, beneficial before, during and after college.

Southeastern Career Center - Are you wanting to prepare for college? Wanting to get a full-time job? Wanting a part-time job while in college? Students at the Southeastern Career Center in Versailles, Indiana, are able to work toward their future while attending SCC.

U101 - Directory of college, community college, and university websites in the US and Canada.  Links to over 3000 schools, organized by state or province.

You Have the Degree, Now Get the Job - Interview resources for employment seekers.

    About us

    Library Hours :
    Sunday (During school year) : 1:00 - 5:00 pm
    Monday - Thursday : 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
    Friday : 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    Saturday : 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

    Library District :
    The City of Batesville, Indiana, plus those parts of Laughery and Adams Townships in Ripley County that are in the Batesville School District, and all of Ray Township in Franklin County.

    Mission Statement :
    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.

    Contact us
    Batesville Memorial Public Library
    131 N Walnut St
    Batesville, IN 47006
    812.934.6288 (fax)