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


Deskbound: Standing up to a Sitting World

By: HEPL Staff

Deskbound: Standing up to a Sitting World By: Dr. Kelly Starrett with Juliet Starrett & Glen Cordoza Deskbound is a great book for not just office workers, but all people living the typical sedentary modern life who are ready to learn how to live and move…

Upcoming Events

  • 25 Sep
    Classic Movie Matinee

    Sponsored by Home Instead Senior Care, our Seasoned Citizens Club presents the musical American in Paris . Popcorn and drinks will be provided free of charge. This event is for those 50 and older only. Please register each person in...

  • 25 Sep
    Jewelry Making: Introduction

    Learn to make your own jewelry using beads from around the world! You'll take home a finished piece at the end of the evening. This class is taught by Emily Wasonga from Love's Hangover in Noblesville. 

  • 25 Sep
    Banned Book Week Discussion

    Join us as we mark  Banned Books Week with a discussion of S.E. Hinton's classic novel - The Outsiders, which celebrates its 50th anniversary in 2017. Please stop by the Adult Services Desk or call 317-579-0307 if you need a...

  • 25 Sep
    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 Barley Island Brewing Company (639...

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 be closed on Monday, October 9 for staff training.