Downloads & Streaming

We provide a variety of digital content accessible on many different platforms and devices. If you need additional help, contact your library.


  • overdrive 220
  • eBooks and audiobooks, including popular fiction, nonfiction, and technical titles. Check out up to 25 titles at a time. Compatible with most Apple, Android, Windows, Kindle and Nook devices.

    OverDriveLibby is the recommended app for OverDrive users using iOS, Android, or Windows 10 devices. Find it in your device's app store.


  • hoopla 220
  • Music, movies, and videos to play on your computer, smartphone, or tablet—with eBooks, audiobooks, and comics too. Titles are always available, no holds needed. Check out up to seven per month. Compatible with Apple, Android, and Windows.

    Turn on Kids Mode under Settings to browse titles appropriate for all ages.


  • RBdigital 220
  • Digital magazines just like their print editions, including both current and back issues. Titles are always available, with no holds, unlimited checkouts, and no due dates. Compatible with Apple, Android, and Windows.

    Ebooks and audiobooks are also available through RBdigital, with a check out period of 21 days. We do not recommend browsing, borrowing, or enjoying RBdigital ebooks or audiobooks in a web browser. For the best experience, we recommend using the RBdigital App to enjoy those collections.


  • freading 220
  • Freading is currently unavailable through HCPL. We apologize for this inconvenience. Please check OverDrive or Hoopla, or Ask A Librarian, for assistance finding the titles you need.

    Popular fiction and nonfiction eBooks featuring the Lonely Planet travel guides. Titles are always available. Check out up to three per week. Compatible with most Apple, Android, Windows, and Nook devices.

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More Free Books

Find more eBooks in a variety of formats. There are lots of public-domain classics and other treasures you can keep.

Project Gutenberg—Most of the over 36,000 eBooks are in the public domain, including many classics.
Open Library—Over 1,000,000 free eBook titles available.
International Children's Digital Library—Over 4,000 children's eBooks in more than 55 languages.

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