Adult Services Blogs

September is National Library Card Signup Month! By: Jennifer Harmon September is National Library Card Signup Month. Your library card is a great way to save a lot of money each year by checking out books and DVDS instead of buying them! The perks of having a card...

Blow me down, International Talk Like a Pirate Day is Coming By: Nickole Shipley Shiver me timbers, International Talk Like a Pirate Day is Sep 19th, 2018! In preparation, your HEPL library has many options for you. Want to learn to speak like a pirate? HEPL has a...

Look Up! -- Explore the World of Astronomy By: Heidi Herald Next Monday, July 30th, Steve Haines from the Indianapolis Astronomical Society will present a program on Astronomy at the Fishers Library at 7 PM.  Geared towards adults, this program would also be interesting to kids 8+ with...

Did Somebody Say Ice Cream? By: Kirsten Edwards In case you need another reason to indulge this summer, July is National Ice Cream Month!  Celebrate this creamy treat with some sweet reads at the library! Want to learn about the history of America’s favorite dessert?  Amy Ettinger’s ode...

The Great American Read by PBS By: Jennifer Harmon Earlier this year, PBS announced its Great American Read initiative, a program designed to explore our collective love of reading while examining America’s “Best-Loved Books”. PBS, after conducting a nationwide survey, composed a list of what may be considered...

Get the Most Out of Beanstack By: Julia Welzen Summer Reading is here again! Hooray! To participate in the program, you create an account and log your pages online using the Beanstack portal, which means tracking your and your family’s progress is a snap. If you haven’t...

1968 - A Stand-Out Year By: Donna Lefeber 1968 was a stand-out year in the history of America and the world.  1968 brought cultural sea changes, political upheaval, innovations in music, film, and the arts, and leaps forward in scientific achievement and technology. It also brought tragic...

DIY: Make it/Take it Paper Dahlia Wreath By: Cindy Christy If you have visited the Adult Services area in Noblesville recently, you might have noticed the paper dahlia that is hanging behind the desk. Still one of my most popular crafts, it gets a lot of attention...

Making the Grade By: Heidi Herald Have you ever used the Testing and Education Reference Center in Inspire?  This useful resource provides test preparation for all types of students and careers.  You can find everything from High School Equivalency Exam Prep to Postal Service Exam Prep (and...