Erin Weir Tag

By Erin Weir The theme for HEPL’s next Teen Writing Challenge is fantasy! Think spells and fairies and dragons galore! Aspiring teen writers can submit an original, fantasy themed short story for HEPL’s 3rd Teen Writing Challenge! Let wonder and magic inspire your work! WHO: Students in grades 6-12...

By: Julie Armstrong Calling all witches, wizards and muggles of all ages. Join us for some spellbinding fun during our eighth annual Harry Potter event at the Hamilton East Public Library in Fishers. This year’s theme is Magical Journeys, and I think we can all agree...

Save the Date! HEPL's Books Build Bridges 2022 Featuring Authors Jamie Ford and Kelly Yang Books Build Bridges is a community read program hosted by Hamilton East Public Library each fall to build community through shared experience, provide diverse reading opportunities, and engage the HEPL community...

By Maggie Chen Unlike the previous college application blog sections that were writing based, this section does not have an essay to write and submit. Much of this section deals with you requesting either your guidance counselor or  College Board to send official materials like your transcript, test scores, and AP scores to...

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...

Strange the Dreamer By: Laini Taylor I love Laini Taylor’s Daughter of Smoke and Bone trilogy. When I heard she was coming out with a new book, I put it on hold immediately! The story of Strange the Dreamer is not directly connected to Taylor’s first series,...