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 Witches’ Tree:  An Agatha Raisin Mystery

By: HEPL Staff

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…

Upcoming Events

  • 27 Nov
    Excel Part I

    In Excel Part I we will learn how to create and format simple spreadsheets in Microsoft Excel 2016. Participants must have some familiarity with computers and know how to use a mouse. Registration is required. 

  • 27 Nov
    Marbled Ornaments

    Learn about marbling paint techniques while creating beautiful and unique ornaments for the holidays. This class will be taught by Debby Ellyn Studio. 

  • 27 Nov
    Open Board Game Night at HEPL

    Do you like playing strategy board games?  Or have you heard about Ticket to Ride or Catan and wondered how to play? Check out our board game night at HEPL where we'll have a wide variety of games to play...

  • 27 Nov
    True Brew: Nonfiction Book Club

    Are you really more of a nonfiction reader? Come to our off-site nonfiction book club and discuss people and events throughout history and today. We will meet on the fourth Monday of each month at Copper Still (917 Conner Street,...

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!

Have questions about our services or events?

Both library locations will close at 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, November 22 and reopen at 9:00 a.m. on Friday, November 24.