Adult Services Blogs

Bibliotherapy : A Librarian’s Favorite Form of Shelf-Help By: Julia Welzen We read The Little Paris Bookshop by Nina George as this month’s selection in the book discussion I lead. It’s a lovely book, but the bit that spurred the most conversation was the role of the main...

Finding the Perfect Book! By: Heidi Herald Are you ever in the mood to read something dark and gloomy and set in Scotland; or maybe, a romance that takes place on a Caribbean island? No matter what you are in the mood for, you have access to...

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...

Is Gaming Disorder for Real? Exploring the Question with Opposing Viewpoints and Health & Wellness Resource Center By: Pam Lamberger Do you have video-gamers in your family? Most do – it’s an enjoyable pastime for children and adults alike. With the Internet available in almost every home,...

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...

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...