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


Before We Were Yours

By: HEPL Staff

Before We Were Yours By: Lisa Wingate   The cover image on this book grabbed my attention as I scrambled to select a title before heading off on a beach vacation; two tow-headed girls are seated on a trunk. Shot from behind, you see that…

Upcoming Events

  • 16 Aug
    Color Yourself Calm: Adult Coloring Class

    Color Yourself Calm as we wind up summer. We'll be making kaleidocycles, a crafter's alternative to the fidget spinner. All materials will be provided for a free and relaxing evening of coloring. Bring a friend and allow your creativity to...

  • 16 Aug
    Mystery Loves Company Book Discussion Group

    Mystery lovers unite in this book club devoted entirely to mysteries.  We're reading the  Agatha Christie book of your choice this month.  Pick your favorite and we'll discuss and share.  Books are distributed at each meeting.  Extras are available after...

  • 17 Aug
    Save it/Find it

    When you save files to your computer or flash drive, do you have a difficult time finding them again?  Is how your computer organized a mystery to you?  After this class you'll be more confident in creating, saving, organizing and...

  • 17 Aug
    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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