Staff Picks For Adults

Written by Hamilton County Historian, David Heighway Following up on last year’s Juneteenth Day post, there is new information that has been produced.  The first comprehensive list of African American Civil War soldiers from Hamilton County was put together by Lezli Davis and myself.  It has 46...

By: Julie Armstrong Calling all witches, wizards and muggles of all ages. Join us for some spellbinding fun during our eighth annual Harry Potter event at the Hamilton East Public Library in Fishers. This year’s theme is Magical Journeys, and I think we can all agree...

Written by: Ally Muterspaw Every year, the United States recognizes Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer (LGBTQ) Pride Month in June. The celebration commemorates the Stonewall Riots that took place in New York City on June 28th, 1969. Throughout the country, there are numerous parades, and...

Save the Date! HEPL's Books Build Bridges 2022 Featuring Authors Jamie Ford and Kelly Yang Books Build Bridges is a community read program hosted by Hamilton East Public Library each fall to build community through shared experience, provide diverse reading opportunities, and engage the HEPL community...

Composed By: Allison Kartman, Youth Engagement Coordinator  Join the HEPL community of readers by enrolling in the Oceans of Possibilities 2022 Summer Reading Program! Read and keep an online log during June and July to participate. Registration begins Monday, May 16. Sign up by clicking the...

Heading to the park to play in a splash pad, take a walk, or just run off some energy this summer? You might just find Hamilton East Public Library there too!  HEPL on the Move Every Friday May 27-July 22, HEPL will visit a different park, showcasing...

The Hamilton East Public Library (HEPL) is pleased to announce the return of our local author fair, a free open house-style event for all ages. The event will be held on Sunday, April 10, from 1:00 – 5:00 PM at the FORUM Events Center, 11313...

By: Heidi Herald Welcome back to the What’s Cooking @ HEPL blog! I am Heidi Herald, a Public Services Librarian at Hamilton East Public Library. I will be reviewing one of the library’s cookbooks each month. In this third installment, we will look at the wonderful...

During the icy chill of late winter, we long for the tentative warmth of early spring and the opening of the 2022 HEPL Seed Library on March 1! In 2021, HEPL lent out more than 55,000 seed packets. That's more than double what was handed...

March is Disability Awareness Month, sponsored by the Indiana Governor's Council for People with Disabilities. Throughout March, the Hamilton East Public Library will offer an array of programs and resources for individuals, parents, caregivers, and allies to promote awareness of disabilities, provide resources and opportunities...