Batesville Memorial Public Library
Library Events
Join us for upcoming events and programs at Batesville Memorial Public Library, or elsewhere in the area! All events are free and open to the public. Registration required where noted.
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After Hours / Sawdust Days Concert : Planet D Nonet
Batesville Memorial Public Library
Friday, May. 2, 6:00 PM
After Hours / Sawdus
We're kicking off the first annual Batesville Sawdust Days celebration with a not-to-be-missed performance by those nine swingin' cats from Detroit, The Planet D Nonet.  They're an After Hours Concert audience favorite, and they swing the doors off the joint everytime they perform for us.  This free-to-the-public concert starts at 7:00 PM. 

As a special treat, we've invited Ertel Cellars Winery to offer a wine tasting and sales by the glass or bottle (to our audience members age 21 and over) at this event.  Doors will open at 6:00 PM.

Thanks to the Friends of the Library for their support of this series. Sponsored by Batesville Memorial Public Library & Friends of BMPL.
Adult Tea : Jessica Michna as Helen Keller: A Life Nearly Lost
Batesville Memorial Public Library
Thursday, May. 15, 2:00 PM
Adult Tea : Jessica

Meet one of America's most inspirational women, Helen Keller, as portrayed by Jessica Michna.  The Batesville Memorial Public Library's annual Adult Tea will be Thursday, May 15, at 2:00 PM.  This free program at the library is entitled, "Helen Keller: A Life Nearly Lost."

Helen Keller, the first deaf blind person to earn a Bachelor of Arts degree, was also a world-famous speaker and author who met every U.S. President from Grover Cleveland to Lyndon Johnson.

Seating is limited and registration at the library is required.  Come into the library to sign up or call the library at (812) 934-4706.

Sponsored by Batesville Memorial Public Library & Friends of BMPL.
The Tales of Beatrix Potter @ BMS - Cincinnati Kinderballet
Batesville Middle School
Saturday, May. 17, 11:00 AM
The Tales of Beatrix
The Cincinnati Kinderballet is pleased to bring The Tales of Beatrix Potter to the Batesville Middle School Commons, sponsored by the Friends of Batesville Memorial Public Library.  The free performance for all ages will be on Saturday, May 17, at 11:00 AM. 

Refreshments will be served and a free-will donation is gratefully accepted.

This event is supported by Sandra Dickey & Rebecca Stein and the Jackson Street Kids Academy. Sponsored by Friends of Batesville Memorial Public Library.
ML Liebler : Beatles Anniversary Concert
Batesville Memorial Public Library
Saturday, Jul. 26, 7:00 PM
ML Liebler : Beatles
It's 2014, and 50 years since the Beatles first appeared in America! Let's celebrate with a one-of-a-kind concert by Detroit poet, M.L. Liebler, and his 4-piece band.  Beatle songs and sing-alongs will entertain all ages in this free program at the library.  Starting at 7:00 PM.  Enjoy some of those great Beatles tunes from the past and introduce them to your kids and grandkids! Sponsored by Batesville Memorial Public Library.
Talk Like a Pirate Day - Hogeye Navvy
Batesville Memorial Public Library
Friday, Sep. 19, 7:00 PM
Talk Like a Pirate D
Arrr...Them salty sea dogs, Hogeye Navvy, will be sailing in to the library for some piratey songs, fun and adventures. You can take part in the Dress Like a Pirate Contest, or the Talk Like a Pirate Contest, or just lift your mug o' grog and sing along with some rollicking sea shanties. This is free pirate fun for all ages, starting at 7:00 pm. Sponsored by Batesville Memorial Public Library.