The Friends of the Hamilton East Public Library is a non-profit organization that supports the library through fundraising and advocacy. The Friends promotes increased knowledge and understanding of the library’s resources and fosters public support and cooperation for the necessary development of library services in our community. The Friends seek to maintain and enhance the essential library services offered to the citizens of Noblesville and Fishers. The board is actively involved in running the Book Shops at the Fishers and Noblesville Libraries, planning fundraising activities, and sponsoring programs.
Donated items are first considered for addition to the library’s collection. Items not selected are then sorted for sale in the Book Shops. The Friends gladly accept:
If possible, please bring in donations during Book Shop hours or place them in the donation slot on the outside of either Book Shop. We ask that donations be limited to 2 small boxes/bags at a time. For larger quantities, please contact the Book Shop Manager prior to drop off. For more specific information, see our Book Donation Policy.
The Friends of the Library support the library by directly donating funds to the library. Here are some examples of products and programs the Friends have funded for the library:
Funds donated by the Friends to the various departments help them purchase items and fund programs that fall beyond the normal scope of the library budget and needs that become apparent sometime after budget completion.
When you become a member of the Friends of the Library you will:
Applications are available at both the Fishers and Noblesville Libraries. Or, simply click here for an application.
|One year individual||$5.00|
|One year family||$10.00|
|One year student||$2.00|
Thursday, March 5 at 6:30 in Noblesville
Thursday, June 4 at 6:30 in Fishers
Thursday, September 3 at 6:30 in Noblesville
Thursday, December 3 at 6:30 in Fishers
President: John Lauck
Vice President: Gail Winsmore
Treasurer: Dave Cantos
Secretary: Heather Platt
Membership: Beth Backus
Publicity: Tina Vawter
Historian: Gloria Storey
The Friends of the Library Book Shop is open at both the Noblesville and Fishers locations. Proceeds from the Book Shops benefit the Hamilton East Public Library. If you are interested in volunteering at the Book Shops, please let us know! We are always looking for help for staffing the shop and sorting merchandise.
Monday: 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Tuesday: 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Wednesday: 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m., 5:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Thursday: 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Friday: 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Saturday: 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Sunday: 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Monday: 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Tuesday: 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Wendesday: 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Thursday: 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Friday: 9:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Saturday: 9:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Sunday: 1:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Note: Only items in the Book Shop are available for sale.