Adult Blogs and Staff Picks

Written by: Nancy Massey, Indiana Room Coordinator Land records can be an invaluable resource for genealogists. At the August genealogy roundtable, attendees mentioned that...

Written by: Allison Zafiratos With the opening of HEPL’s Seed Library this past March, I began wondering how these seeds would be used in our...

Written by: Amy Norris Many of us in Hamilton County take for granted the quick 30-mile drive in the car to Speedway. Race fans...

Written by: Nancy Massey, Indiana Room Coordinator Although this is at the start of July, September is just around the corner with a special...

By: Ally Muterspaw Are you wanting to engage with anti-racist literature and action, but don’t know where to begin? One of the most accessible...

Written by: Nancy Massey, Indiana Room Coordinator Staying home due to the pandemic can be difficult, and you may be experiencing loneliness and boredom....

By: Ally Muterspaw While we’re all staying at home, reading can be a little tough to focus on. Maybe you need an adventure that’s...

Written by: Nancy Massey, Indiana Room Coordinator As soon as I received my invitation to participate in the 2020 census, I was online answering...

By: Julia Welzen Spring is here, the weather is warming up, and the last frost date is fast approaching. Prepare for another gardening season...

By: Amy Coleman (Disclaimer: The true crime genre tends to be graphic in nature and sometimes includes explicit language and, therefore, may not be...

Great Cooking Resources By: Heidi Herald Like many people, you may be trying to create meals from what you have at home in order to...

Census 2020 in the Time of Pandemic By: Pam Lamberger Are you in Pandemic overload yet? Many are finding themselves spending a lot more time...

Count on These Two Things By: Pam Lamberger Back in 1789, Benjamin Franklin wrote in a letter to Jen-Baptiste Le Roy, “Our new Constitution is...

August is Read-A-Romance Month Review by: Ally Muterspaw August is Read-A-Romance Month, which has been celebrated since 2013 for romance readers to celebrate their love...

Space Books By: Julia Welzen The library’s A Universe of Stories summer reading program has officially begun and books about space are a perfect complement...

Grow With Us This Spring! By: Julia Welzen Have you heard about seed libraries? Users can “check out” seeds to grow in their own gardens...

Rainy Day Reads By: Kirsten Edwards April is made for reading.  Escape the dreary weather and curl up with a rainy day read guaranteed to...

Book Review: The Stand by Stephen King By: Justin Davis, Indiana Room Digital Assistant If novels like Salem’s Lot and It established Stephen King as...

Staff Best Reads of 2017 As 2017 comes to an end, we've decided to share a list of our staff's favorite books they've read this year....

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