Services offered by HEPL

HEPL offers the following services to our patrons.


 

Our programs, for children from birth through high school, are designed to foster a love of reading and a sense of community. Preschool programs incorporate the five practices that prepare children for learning to read, as identified by the American Library Association's Every Child Ready to Read initiative,.  You will find our monthly program offerings on our program calendar.  Please call Youth Services at 317-770-3216 (Noblesville) or 317-579-0304 (Fishers) if you have questions about any of our programs.
Bunny Hop
Programs consist of activities such as finger plays, nursery rhymes and songs, and stories. For ages newborn to two years old. A parent or caregiver is required to attend.
Toddler Time
Programs consist of activities such as finger plays and songs, stories, and a simple craft. For ages two and three. A parent or caregiver is required to attend.
Story Time
These preschool programs consist of stories from picture books and a simple craft.  For all ages.
Ready to Read
These programs emphasize the five practices a child needs to be ready to learn how to read. For ages four through six years old.
Primary School Age Programs
Programs consist of stories, crafts, and activities. Designed for children in kindergarten through fourth grade. Parents are required to stay nearby.
Intermediate School Age Programs
Programs consist of stories, crafts, and activities. Designed for children in fourth through sixth grade.
Read Out LOUD
Children participate in activity centers that feature play as a source of learning. For ages two through four.
Reading Therapy Programs
Volunteer therapy dogs visit both libraries monthly to encourage reluctant readers or children who love to read aloud.
Reading Programs
In addition to our Summer Reading Program held during June and July each year, we also have a Winter Reading Program during the month of February and an ongoing reading program for preschoolers called 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten.
Youth Services offers special programs throughout the year in addition to our regular schedule, so check our program calendar to find current offerings!

 
 
We offer free classes on various topics including Windows, Internet, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Publisher and Microsoft Excel. Check our Calendar of Events for a full listing of our classes.
 
Homebound delivery and onsite programming.

 

Additional library services

 
You can borrow materials owned by other libraries through the interlibrary loan program.
 
a specialized Indiana history collection
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