Policies

Welcome To Our Library!

We are happy that you are visiting us on the web.

Remember that the Hamilton East Public library is for everyone – our intention is to enrich the community and bring the world right to your doorstep. We offer a wide variety of services for the whole family, so come and visit us when you get a chance.

If you find that you have questions about our services or our policies, we encourage you to reach out to us. We are happy to answer any questions that you have.

Library Policies & Information

 Public Service Policies Manual

The Library is a place that belongs to everyone. The Hamilton East Public Library Board establishes policies to assure the safety of users and staff, to protect the Library resources and facilities from damage, and to guide behaviors in order to provide unimpeded use of the library and normal staff functions without conflicts to the mission of the library.

  Mission Statement

The mission of the Hamilton East Public Library is to be our community’s essential connector to information and ideas.

 Vision

The vision of the Hamilton East Public Library is to be a connected library in a connected community.

 Principles

Innovation • Discovery • Equality • Accessibility

 Diversity Statement

Hamilton East Public Library aspires to be an essential participant in progress toward racial and social equity in our community and beyond.

In keeping with our mission, vision, and guiding principles (Innovation, Discovery, Equality, and Accessibility), we affirm the dignity of all humankind through development of inclusive policies, physical and virtual environments, and in all aspects of our community role.

We strive to embed equity, diversity, accessibility and inclusion into the framework of everything we do.

Our shared goal at Hamilton East Public Library is to provide service and access to everyone independent of age, ancestry, citizenship status, gender identity, genetic information, mental health, national or ethnic origin, physical health, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, size, socio-economic factors or veteran status.

 Service District

The Hamilton East Public Library levies taxes within the area composed of Delaware, Fall Creek, Noblesville and Wayne townships of Hamilton County, Indiana. This includes the incorporated Town of Fishers and City of Noblesville. Persons residing in or paying property taxes for property located within the library district shall be the primary target for services of the Library and shall not be charged for a library card or for most basic library services.