Adult's Department | Mishawaka-Penn-Harris Public Library

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

Can't We Talk About Something More Pleasant?

IUSB, in conjunction with community partners including MPHPL, is a recipient of a grant to host a NEA Big Read in St. Joseph County. The 2019 Big Read selection is Can’t We Talk About Something More Pleasant? by Roz Chast. This personal memoir, created in graphic novel format, is a collection of the author’s life experiences as a caregiver to aging parents. Read on to learn about related book talks, workshops, and more happening in March.

BOOM! BANG! POW! - Graphic Novels at MPHPL

If you like comic books and graphic novels, we have good news for you!

 

Popular and Notable Books of 2018

As the days get colder and snowier, you may be looking to settle down in a cozy spot with a hot drink and some good books.  Winter is a great time to catch up on your reading, so here are some great reads from 2018 that you might want to take a look at.

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