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 (Hoopla and Overdrive), streaming music and movies (Hoopla), and eAudiobooks (Hoopla and 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

NEA Grant Funds Big Read at MPHPL this Fall

MPHPL and its partners IUSB and Vietnam Veterans of America, Chapter #1027 have been named recipients of a grant to bring literature and art to the community.  The Things They Carried by Tim O’Brien will be the book at the core of it all. 

Invasion of British Suspense Novelists

There has been a recent explosion of riveting, bestselling British suspense novels featuring women protagonists. Many of these novels are dark or gritty, and feature heroines who face significant personal challenges.

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