Welcome To Adult Services

Our Adult Services Department strives to provide an innovative and personalized approach to customer service by assisting and supporting all of our communities’ ideas. Through our print, digital, music and film collections and our extensive programming we find new and exciting ways to engage, educate and entertain our patrons!

Top Staff Pick


The Impossible Fortress

By: HEPL Staff

The Impossible Fortress By: Jason Rekulak I don’t often browse the stacks looking for a new book to read. Many times, I have a specific title I’m looking for, and I go right for it. But once in a blue moon, the cover of a…

Upcoming Events

  • 18 Oct
    PowerPoint Basics

    We will use PowerPoint 2016 to create a PowerPoint presentation. You will learn how to create slides, insert text, pictures, shapes, add transitions and animations, including audio and video. We will also cover finalizing your presentation, learn how to rehearse...

  • 18 Oct
    Introduction to Libby & Hoopla

    Are you interested in reading E-books or listening to audiobooks on your phone or tablet? Have you been using OverDrive and ready for something new? In this class we will go over a streamlined new app called Libby. Join us...

  • 18 Oct
    Mystery Loves Company Book Discussion Group

    Mystery lovers unite in this book club devoted entirely to mysteries.  We're reading  Deadly Affection by Cuyler Overholt this month.   Books are distributed at each meeting.  Extras are available after the meetings in the Adult Services Department.  

  • 19 Oct
    Video Editing with Premiere Elements

    Want to take videos you've filmed with your phone / tablet / camera and turn them into edited movies?  It's easy! Adobe Premiere Elements makes your movies look fantastic, so you don’t have to worry about your camera skills or...

Meet The Team

Brad Howell

Noblesville Adult Services Team Leader

Brad HowellBrad began working at the Hamilton East Public Library in 2014. He is most passionate about helping his community use technology more effectively as well as connecting those people with resources they need. “Overall, I enjoy serving those around me!” Brad’s favorite part of teaching technology is when those who attend his classes become more proficient and less afraid to utilize their devices more effectively.

Favorite Book: The Complete Stories, Flannery O'Connor

Super Power of Choice: Time travel.

When I dance, I look like: Gene Kelly (in my mind)

If I were an animal, I would be: A dolphin. They're graceful, intelligent, playful, friendly, and great surfers.

Kirsten Edwards

Fishers Adult Services Team Leader

Kirsten EdwardsKirsten joined the Hamilton East Public Library in 2013. She started in academic libraries, but felt that she wanted to reach more people and help her community. “In addition to helping people, I also love to read and talk about books.” Her favorite moment was helping a woman who was new in town to set up a library card, register for a programs, and locate enough books to last her a month!

Favorite Book: The Great Gatsby, F. Scott Fitzgerald

Super Power of Choice: The ability to fly (I love to travel!).

When I dance, I look like: Elaine Benes

If I were an animal, I would be: A polar bear. They are fluffy and adorable, plus they have no natural enemies!

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