Adult's Department

Learn for a Lifetime

The Mishawaka-Penn-Harris Public Library system offers a variety of materials, services, and programming to meet the needs of adult patrons.  From college-aged students to seniors, MPHPL has something for everyone.

Materials

Print materials include fiction, nonfiction, graphic novels, newspapers and magazines.  MPHPL also offers a collection of digital services to keep you connected to your library 24/7.  Digital services include eBooks and eAudiobooks (Overdrive).

Services

Visit our Services tab to learn about our circulation policies, computer usage, interlibrary loans and much more.

Programming

Children and teens can't have all the fun!  Adult programming includes book clubs that meet on different days and at different times throughout the month to better meet the busy schedules of our patrons.  Special programming including gaming, genealogy workshops, and pop culture celebrations are offered regularly throughout the year.  A complete list of programs can be found in our multi-month program guides available at each library location and on our website.

Free Wi-Fi

Adults wishing to use personal laptops, tablets, or phones may use the library's free Wi-Fi network. No password is needed.

Adult's Blog

Winter Reading

Are you looking for something exciting to read while the snow falls outside and the temperatures remain below freezing for days on end?  Well, make yourself a warm drink and check out MPHPL's Hot New Books for Winter titles.  Many big name authors have titles coming out this winter, including J.D. Robb, James Patterson, John Lescroart, Sophie Kinsella, Kristin Hannah, James Grippando and Jojo Moyes.

Library Services for Seniors and the Homebound

Seniors are an important and growing part of our community and MPHPL is committed to meeting their unique needs.

Multi-Cultural Holidays!

The December Holidays…the time of year where we assemble our families and friends and celebrate! There are so many holidays that happen all over the world in many different cultures in many different ways. We’ll look at the three main December holidays. Who can say no to more celebrations, so let’s explore shall we?

New Arrivals

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