Welcome To Adult Services

Our Adult Services Department strives to provide an innovative and personalized approach to customer service by assisting and supporting all of our communities’ ideas. Through our print, digital, music and film collections and our extensive programming we find new and exciting ways to engage, educate and entertain our patrons!

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Upcoming Events

  • 18 Jul
    Mystery Loves Company Book Club

    Mystery lovers unite in this book club devoted entirely to mysteries. This month we're reading  Open and Shut  by David Rosenfelt.  B ooks are distributed at each meeting.  Extras are available after the meetings in the Adult Services Department.  No...

  • 19 Jul
    Recalling, Developing and Telling Your Family Stories

    Everybody has a story to tell. Come, listen, learn, and share your family stories. It's a chance to recall a moment from your life, develop it into a story and learn how to tell it. Our family stories tell us...

  • 19 Jul
    Introduction To Inspire: Indiana's Virtual Library

    This introductory class will give you the basics you need to use Inspire.  INSPIRE can be used to research current events, science, business, health, notable people, hobbies, and much more from your library, school, home or office.

  • 19 Jul
    Uncial Calligraphy

    In this class for beginners, you will learn how to form Uncial calligraphy letters. Uncial calligraphy is an ancient form of calligraphy characterized by simple, rounded strokes. It apparently originated in the 2nd century AD with the growing use of parchment...

Meet The Team

Brad Howell

Noblesville Adult Services Team Leader

Brad HowellBrad began working at the Hamilton East Public Library in 2014. He is most passionate about helping his community use technology more effectively as well as connecting those people with resources they need. “Overall, I enjoy serving those around me!” Brad’s favorite part of teaching technology is when those who attend his classes become more proficient and less afraid to utilize their devices more effectively.

Favorite Book: The Complete Stories, Flannery O'Connor

Super Power of Choice: Time travel.

When I dance, I look like: Gene Kelly (in my mind)

If I were an animal, I would be: A dolphin. They're graceful, intelligent, playful, friendly, and great surfers.

Kirsten Edwards

Fishers Adult Services Team Leader

Kirsten EdwardsKirsten joined the Hamilton East Public Library in 2013. She started in academic libraries, but felt that she wanted to reach more people and help her community. “In addition to helping people, I also love to read and talk about books.” Her favorite moment was helping a woman who was new in town to set up a library card, register for a programs, and locate enough books to last her a month!

Favorite Book: The Great Gatsby, F. Scott Fitzgerald

Super Power of Choice: The ability to fly (I love to travel!).

When I dance, I look like: Elaine Benes

If I were an animal, I would be: A polar bear. They are fluffy and adorable, plus they have no natural enemies!

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