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Libraries: A Homeschoolers Best Friend By: Julie Armstrong If you’ve homeschooled for any amount of time you know that libraries can be a homeschoolers best friend for one obvious reason-stacks and stacks of books. Our shelves are packed with interesting and informative books to help with science,...

Blow me down, International Talk Like a Pirate Day is Coming By: Nickole Shipley Shiver me timbers, International Talk Like a Pirate Day is Sep 19th, 2018! In preparation, your HEPL library has many options for you. Want to learn to speak like a pirate? HEPL has a...

Look Up! -- Explore the World of Astronomy By: Heidi Herald Next Monday, July 30th, Steve Haines from the Indianapolis Astronomical Society will present a program on Astronomy at the Fishers Library at 7 PM.  Geared towards adults, this program would also be interesting to kids 8+ with...

Is Gaming Disorder for Real? Exploring the Question with Opposing Viewpoints and Health & Wellness Resource Center By: Pam Lamberger Do you have video-gamers in your family? Most do – it’s an enjoyable pastime for children and adults alike. With the Internet available in almost every home,...

Did Somebody Say Ice Cream? By: Kirsten Edwards In case you need another reason to indulge this summer, July is National Ice Cream Month!  Celebrate this creamy treat with some sweet reads at the library! Want to learn about the history of America’s favorite dessert?  Amy Ettinger’s ode...

Rockin' & Readin': Awesome Teen Titles During SRP By: Anders Arnold It’s summer and LIBRARIES ROCK! Help us celebrate the Summer Reading Program theme and check out these great books as we get to ROCKIN’ & READIN’: AWESOME TEEN TITLES DURING SRP.      So many cool fiction titles are...

The Great American Read by PBS By: Jennifer Harmon Earlier this year, PBS announced its Great American Read initiative, a program designed to explore our collective love of reading while examining America’s “Best-Loved Books”. PBS, after conducting a nationwide survey, composed a list of what may be considered...

Summer Reading Fun Outside! By: Lisa Glesil, Fishers Youth Services Librarian Reading books and summertime go together, but reading doesn't have to be inside!  Here are some ideas for enjoying books outside in the great summer weather.  Plan a picnic with the kids using a favorite children's book...

1968 - A Stand-Out Year By: Donna Lefeber 1968 was a stand-out year in the history of America and the world.  1968 brought cultural sea changes, political upheaval, innovations in music, film, and the arts, and leaps forward in scientific achievement and technology. It also brought tragic...

Welcome to TrueFlix! By: Julie Armstrong Non-fiction books often get overlooked when we talk about reading. Everyone wants to tell you about the last good mystery or adventure book that they read, but what about the last book on colonizing Mars or about habitat loss for the...