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eBooks, AudioBooks, Music and Magazines at Hartford Public Library are available 24-7, whenever you’re online. Our digital collection includes electronic books, music, audiobooks and magazines that you can check out to use on your computer or portable device. Before you are able to use these materials on some devices, you may need to download software that allows your computer or device to correctly process the files. Please note in order to download ebooks, audiobooks, music and magazines you must have a full-service Hartford Public Library card.


eBooks

Through OverDrive you can download e-books from the Library's collection, that can be viewed on your computer or a mobile device. There are never overdue books or late fees; titles automatically return to the Library's collection after 7 or 14 days. Start browsing our collection here!

OverDrive also has an easy to use app, Libby, which is available from Google, Apple, and Microsoft.

 

 

 


E-Books, E-audiobooks, and E-Magazines

Access e-books (smaller selection than OverDrive), e-audiobooks, and e-magazines through RB Digital. Titles may be used on a variety of devices. One user account will give you access to all three formats.

 


ComicsPlus

With ComicsPlus, enjoy thousands of digital graphic novels and comics, anytime and anywhere! Requires an account with RBdigital (the same account may be used for e-books, e-audiobooks, and e-magazines).


Music

Freegal Music is a download music service that the Hartford Public Library offers, free of charge, for use by library cardholders. Every library cardholder can download 3 songs per week, and stream up to 3 hours per day.

Movies, TV shows (incluyendo telenovelas), and Concerts

HPL now provides you with access to Acorn TV, IndieFlix, Pongalo, and Qello Concerts. Cardholders are limited to one license per week. Each license allows you to watch as much as you like, of the service you have selected, during that week. 

Acorn TV provides world-class mysteries, dramas, and comedies from Britain and beyond.

IndieFlix allows you to stream movies and classic TV.

Qello Concerts offers full-length concerts and music documentaries. There are over 1,500 of the most amazing live moments in music.

Pongalo tiene telenovelas en español y películas traducidas. (Pongalo has Spanish-language telenovelas and translated movies.)