Adult Services Blogs

So You Want to Start a Book Group By: Jennifer Harmon Book groups can be an excellent way to explore your love of books while making connections with fellow readers. Interested in starting your own book club or joining an existing group? HEPL can help! One of the first...

Wintry Reads for Snowy Nights By: Julia Welzen Winter is upon us in full force, and the combination of extreme weather and beauty lends itself well to books steeped in myth and survival. So curl up with a blanket, fix yourself a warm drink, and lose yourself...

Staff Best Reads of 2017 As 2017 comes to an end, we've decided to share a list of our staff's favorite books they've read this year. Happy Holidays and happy reading!            Youth Services Staff Favorites: My Sunshine Away by M.O. Walsh The Pants Project by Cat Clarke The War That Saved My...

How to be Here By: Rob Bell As an avid listener of Rob Bell's podcast, the Robcast, for the last several months, I've started reading and listening to his books as well. This famous preacher and motivational speaker is probably most well-known for his controversial book Love Wins, but whether...

The Witches’ Tree:  An Agatha Raisin Mystery By: M.C. Beaton I really enjoy listening to the audiobook versions of the Agatha Raisin mysteries by M.C. Beaton.  We have a large selection of these mysteries both in CD format and in Overdrive.  There are 28 mysteries in the...

What Happened By: Hillary Rodham Clinton I was torn when attempting to select a title to discuss for my October book review. I recently finished two books that I found quite compelling – one fiction and the other non-fiction. Both H. Jack Mayer’s Life in a Jar...

How to Find Love in a Bookshop By: Veronica Henry Words cannot describe how much I love books about books.  Throw in an English accent and charming characters, and I’m a lost cause.   How to Find Love in a Bookshop by Veronica Henry follows the story of...

The Impossible Fortress By: Jason Rekulak I don’t often browse the stacks looking for a new book to read. Many times, I have a specific title I’m looking for, and I go right for it. But once in a blue moon, the cover of a book will...

Uncommon Type By: Tom Hanks America’s favorite movie star (according to a People Magazine survey) has become an author.  Turns out, Tom Hanks is not “just a pretty good writer – for an actor,” but he demonstrates real talent in this field of artistic expression.  Uncommon Type...

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 in the...

The Fishers Library will be operating with limited services until further notice. Both library locations will be closed Monday, January 15 for Martin Luther King Jr. Day.