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Written by: Nancy Massey, Indiana Room Coordinator Hamilton County will celebrate its 200th birthday in 2023. In preparation for this bicentennial celebration, a new...

By Christy Franzman Aspiring teen writers, or teens who want the chance to win gift cards (no judgement here!), can submit their original short...

Written by Ally Muterspaw Pride parades and festivals commonly take place in the United States during the month of June to commemorate the...

While COVID-19 continues to shape our lives, we are future-focused and continue to press forward to safely provide library resources, programs, and services...

Written by: Nancy Massey, Indiana Room Coordinator If you are a genealogist, someone researching the history of your home, or a student researching a...

Celebrate Disability Awareness Month by exploring these books for all ages! For more Disability Awareness events and activities, click here.   Kids  Hello Goodbye Dog by...

By David Heighway, Hamilton County Historian An announcement was posted in the local newspaper, the Noblesville Plain Dealer, on December 26, 1850, which said: “NEW...

Written by: Nancy Massey, Indiana Room Coordinator November’s genealogy roundtable was all about genealogy gratitude.  In keeping with HEPL’s Season of Gratitude celebration now...

Celebrate National Aviation History Month By: Anders Arnold Look! Up in the sky. It’s a bird…it’s a plane…It’s…a plane. Seriously, we’re going to celebrate aviation this...

By David Heighway, Hamilton County Historian I’ve been watching the discussion on how to have fun and stay safe on Halloween this year, and...

By David Heighway, Hamilton County Historian A topic that many people are discussing these days is the issue of African Americans and a number...

Written by: Nancy Massey, Indiana Room Coordinator Land records can be an invaluable resource for genealogists. At the August genealogy roundtable, attendees mentioned that...

Hamilton East Public Library seeks proposals for an Integrated Library System delivered as SaaS and a Discovery Layer solution. Proposals may include one or...

Written by: Allison Zafiratos With the opening of HEPL’s Seed Library this past March, I began wondering how these seeds would be used in our...

By: Missy Flanagin It’s nothing new that young students love unicorns. Unicorns are literally everywhere you turn. They can be found on the cereal...

Beginning on August 10th, we are expanding our daytime hours and reopening our Ignite Studio Kit Library by reservation only. Our hard-working staff...

To read the full notice, please click here. The Hamilton East Public Library ...

Written by: Amy Norris Many of us in Hamilton County take for granted the quick 30-mile drive in the car to Speedway. Race fans...

Written by: Nancy Massey, Indiana Room Coordinator Although this is at the start of July, September is just around the corner with a special...

By David Heighway, Hamilton County Historian When Franklin D. Roosevelt took office in March 1933, his administration immediately created an overlapping “alphabet soup” of...

By: Ally Muterspaw Are you wanting to engage with anti-racist literature and action, but don’t know where to begin? One of the most accessible...

By David Heighway, Hamilton County Historian Memorial Day, or Decoration Day as it was known for many years, has always held a deep meaning...

Written by: Nancy Massey, Indiana Room Coordinator Staying home due to the pandemic can be difficult, and you may be experiencing loneliness and boredom....

By: Ally Muterspaw While we’re all staying at home, reading can be a little tough to focus on. Maybe you need an adventure that’s...

Hamilton East Public library is committed to providing high-quality library services to the residents of Delaware, Fall Creek, Noblesville and Wayne townships of...

By David Heighway, Hamilton County Historian With all of the discussion about the “new normal” because of Covid-19, it set me to thinking about...

Even while we are physically apart during COVID-19 we can come together through reading and sharing a great story. #FISHERSCITYREAD #INTHISTOGETHER #IDEASLIVEHERE Meet Gobi Through...

Written by: Nancy Massey, Indiana Room Coordinator As soon as I received my invitation to participate in the 2020 census, I was online answering...

By: Julia Welzen Spring is here, the weather is warming up, and the last frost date is fast approaching. Prepare for another gardening season...

Notice is hereby given pursuant to Indiana Code § 6-1.1-20-3.1 that the Board of Trustees of Hamilton East Public Library did, on April 23,...

By: Amy Coleman (Disclaimer: The true crime genre tends to be graphic in nature and sometimes includes explicit language and, therefore, may not be...

By: Christina Shields I am missing all of the creative families that attend our monthly Create, Color & Chill program at HEPL’s Noblesville location....

Ready, Set… Start Growing! By: Hella Rumschlag, Youth Services Assistant Early April is too early to put plants in the ground in central Indiana, but...

Great Cooking Resources By: Heidi Herald Like many people, you may be trying to create meals from what you have at home in order to...

Before we imagined the closure of our library buildings due to the COVID-19 pandemic, plans were underway to host an in-person Children’s and...

On April 9, 2020 at 4:15 via Zoom, the Board will hold a public hearing to discuss and hear objections and support regarding...

Vote for the Indiana Firefly Award! By: Allison Kartman The Indiana Early Literacy Firefly Award is an initiative of the Indiana Center for the Book....

Census 2020 in the Time of Pandemic By: Pam Lamberger Are you in Pandemic overload yet? Many are finding themselves spending a lot more time...

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