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!

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Imbeciles: The Supreme Court, American Eugenics, and the Sterilization of Carrie Buck

By: Abbey Venable

Imbeciles:  The Supreme Court, American Eugenics, and the Sterilization of Carrie Buck By Adam Cohen “Three generations of imbeciles are enough.”  This quote from the much vaunted Supreme Court justice Oliver Wendall Holmes is shocking to modern ears.  However, Holmes’ statement was reflected by many Americans…

Upcoming Events

  • 24 Feb
    Excel Part III

    If you have taken Excel I and Excel II and are anxious to learn more about this fabulous program this is the class for you. We will become more comfortable using functions such as today, count, countif, sumif, sumifs, pmt....

  • 27 Feb
    Photo Management: Edit, Store & Share Your Pictures

    Wondering how to organize all of your photos from 2016? Join us as we explore various websites and programs designed to help you easily edit, store, and share your pictures.

  • 27 Feb
    Seasoned Citizens Bingo - Sponsored by Harbour Manor & The Lodge

    Please join us as we play bingo, where a gift card will be awarded to the winner of each round. This event is sponsored by Harbour Manor & The Lodge. **Participation is limited to those age 50 and older, and...

  • 27 Feb
    Video Editing with iMovie on MacBooks

    Wondering what to do with your great video footage of friends and family?  Look no further than iMovie, Apple's video editing program that is fun and easy to use!  We'll show you  how to create Hollywood-style trailers and stunning 4K-resolution...

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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