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Additional Resources for HPS Students can be accessed here:
Boundless LibGuide
Boundless Library Catalog

 

Important Apps:

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The SimplyE App is the Connecticut State Library’s statewide library eBook platform.
Access ALL of HPL's e-books and e-audiobooks through one app. Just use your library card number and pin to login.
Available on Apple and Android devices.

Need help getting started? Click here to access the state library's eGO page.

 

Hartford Public Library App: The Hartford Public Library App, available on Android and Apple devices, allows you to browse our collections, place holds, and download ebooks and eaudiobooks.
            


Axis 360

Through Axis 360 you can download e-books from the Library's collection that can be viewed on your computer or a mobile device using the Axis 360 app. Titles automatically return to the Library's collection after 21 days. Start browsing our collection here!

HPL’s Axis 360, Connecting You To Greater Resources 24/7

 

 

 

OverDrive’s Libby app is your go-to-location for digital media that can be checked out and used on your computer, smart phone, or tablet:

  • eBook and downloadable audiobook titles
    • Many e-books can be read on a Kindle reader
    • Checkout periods of 7, 14, or 21 days
    • Checkout limit of three e-books and/or audiobooks at the same time
  • Popular digital magazine titles
    • Unlimited checkouts
    • Checkout periods of 7, 14, or 21 days
  • Streaming video services
    • Great Courses: Learn about history, cooking, travel, and many more subjects
    • IndieFlix: Classic and contemporary features, shorts and documentaries from around the world
    • Qello: Concert films and documentaries
    • Pick a service to check out an unlimited 7-day pass
  • Universal Class
    • Self-paced courses covering personal and professional development
    • Most courses take 10-20 hours to complete and must be completed within 6 months
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Overdrive

Do you prefer using the previous OverDrive website for e-books, downloadable audiobooks, and digital magazines? Use this link.



 


Biblioboard

Enjoy digital books, images, videos and more from libraries, artists, authors and others from your community and around the world. BiblioBoard offers exciting new fiction, popular comic books, award-winning videos, colorful children's books and more!



 

Freegal

Freegal Music is a streaming and download music service. Every library cardholder can download 3 songs per week, and stream 24 hours a day.

Kanopy Streaming Service

Kanopy is a streaming video service that offers critically-acclaimed movies, documentaries, and foreign films.

Watch 5 movies per month AND stream the entire Kanopy Kids library!