Welcome To Kids Services

Welcome to the kids page! Our library is all about helping kids get the tools they need for learning and entertainment. We offer programs for babies, preschoolers, elementary and middle school students, homeschoolers, tweens, and teens! The Youth Services Department also offers homework resources, as well as an extensive e-library for entertainment and education.

Top Staff Pick

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They All Saw A Cat

By: HEPL Staff

They All Saw A Cat By: Brendan Wenzel How does a cat look to you?  How about how it looks to a mouse or bee or fox or many others?  That’s what this amazing colorful and fun read is all about.  To some they see the…

Upcoming Events

  • 24 Feb
    Fishers Bunny Hop

    This creative playtime is for babies birth through 2 yrs. We'll share stories, songs, and rhymes followed by time to play! Siblings are welcome.

  • 24 Feb
    Noblesville Storytime

    Storytime is for older toddlers through preschoolers and their caregiver. Sing, play and listen to stories followed by an activity or craft. Our programs are designed to include STEAM activities, help young children develop the skills they will need to...

  • 24 Feb
    Fishers Story Time

    This is a drop-in story time for all ages and their families. Children will listen to stories and participate in songs, activities making a craft and free play.

  • 25 Feb
    Noblesville Paws & Read

    Would you like to read to a dog? How about just get a sloppy smooch from a library pooch? How about a kitty? Join us for Paws & Read, brought to you by our awesome canine, feline (and human) pals...

Meet The Team

Lori Holewinski

Noblesville Youth Services Manager

Lori HolewinskiLori began working at the Hamilton East Public Library in January 1994. Lori chose to work in Youth Services because she wanted to be part of providing children a place to learn, grow and engage with their community. “I love to watch children and their families enjoying the space, getting excited about books and ideas and having fun at programs.”

Favorite Book: Little Women, Louisa May Alcott

Super Power Of Choice: The ability to fly.

When I dance, I look like: I am extremely uncoordinated – however, I love to do it anyway!

If I were an animal, I would be: A horse because they are beautiful and peaceful.

Melissa Dragoo

Fishers Youth Services Manager

Melissa DragooMelissa joined the Hamilton East Public Library in 2008. She has always loved working with children and teens. By chance, she ended up at the Hamilton East Public Library and never looked back. “I love working with the families who come to our library.” Melissa’s favorite part of her job is matching a reader to the perfect book and hearing all the cute things kids say.

Favorite Book: Anne of Green Gables, L.M. Montgomery

Super Power Of Choice: To control the weather, like Storm from X-Men.

When I dance, I look like: A unicorn that just spotted a rainbow.

If I were an animal, I would be: A cheetah because they are the fastest animals in the world.

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