Staff Picks For Teens

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 box you may have in your kitchen or they can be on your pajamas you snuggle up in at night. So, it’s...

By: Danielle Acton, Adult Engagement Coordinator and Christy Franzman, Teen Coordinator This fall, HEPL will introduce a new community read initiative—Books Build Bridges. HEPL serves two vibrant communities—Fishers and Noblesville. Our aim with Books Build Bridges and the two books selected (one for adult audiences, and one...

By: Angela Dubinger Whether you are researching and learning for yourself or need resources and stories for your children, our library has gathered a list to help support your conversation about race justice in America. These resources are partly referenced from the School Library Journal list. Books...

Once Upon a Fairytale Retelling By: Missy Flanagin I recently got the pleasure of introducing a good friend of mine to a young adult series, The Lunar Chronicles by Marissa Meyer. I was truly at a loss for words, trying to describe the awesomeness of Cinder. I...

Stay Healthy for National Nutrition Month By: Anders Arnold Howdy folks! March is National Nutrition Month and I wanted my blog to focus on how teens can stay healthy in mind, body & spirit. Highlighted below are some fantastic books within our collection that not only focus...

15 YA Books for Worldwide Bereaved Siblings Month By: Erin Weir Dealing with the loss of a loved one is hard for everyone. Siblings in particular can often be overlooked in the grieving process. November is Worldwide Bereaved Siblings Month and in the spirit of healing, I...

Teen Lit Café: Read Outside the Library By: Erin Weir This August, we are starting a new book club just for teens! What makes it special? We’re not meeting in the library AND teens will get to choose the books we read! Each month we will meet...

Dog Days of Summer – Teen Books for Canine Fans By: Anders Arnold There’s nothing quite like the summer sun shining down while you’re relaxing at a getaway destination of your choice. And what better companion to have on this vacation than a super-loyal, canine friend. Here...