Heidi Herald Tag

By: Heidi Herald Welcome to the very first What’s Cooking @ HEPL blog! I am Heidi Herald, a Public Services Librarian at Hamilton East Public Library (not a social media influencer), so taking on this blog series involves a steep learning curve for me! I will...

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...

By: Heidi Herald Spring is a time of renewal. Many people choose this time of year to do spring-cleaning and get organized. Why not apply this same principle to organizing your reading lists? As a librarian, I often assist patrons who bring reading-log notebooks with paper-scrap...

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 reduce exposure risks or because you are watching your budget. Preparing delicious and satisfying meals with ingredients you have on hand at...

Spring Transformations: Books About Inspiring Transformations By: Heidi Herald It’s been a long time coming, but it is now officially Spring! Spring is a time for renewal and rebirth as the world awakens from the long winter. Celebrate the return of Spring with these seven books about...

Finding the Perfect Book! By: Heidi Herald Are you ever in the mood to read something dark and gloomy and set in Scotland; or maybe, a romance that takes place on a Caribbean island? No matter what you are in the mood for, you have access to...

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...

Making the Grade By: Heidi Herald Have you ever used the Testing and Education Reference Center in Inspire?  This useful resource provides test preparation for all types of students and careers.  You can find everything from High School Equivalency Exam Prep to Postal Service Exam Prep (and...

Readers' Advisory: Reawakening and Rediscovering Joy By: Heidi Herald You’ve probably heard of, and possibly read, A Man Called Ove, the unlikely international bestseller by Swedish author, Fredrik Backman, that rocketed him to the top of the bestseller lists.  This quirky novel tells the story of an...

The Witches’ Tree:  An Agatha Raisin Mystery By: M.C. Beaton I really enjoy listening to the audiobook versions of the Agatha Raisin mysteries by M.C. Beaton.  We have a large selection of these mysteries both in CD format and in Overdrive.  There are 28 mysteries in the...