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Announcement

We are sorry to announce that the RBDigital service is being discontinued. The following changes will occur: 
May 14: AcornTV will no longer be available.
May 18: Universal Class, The Great Courses, IndieFlix, and Qello will be transferred to OverDrive.
May 20: The RB Digital Database will no longer be available and will be removed from the library's website. At that time the library will no longer offer Method Test Prep and Learn It Live.

We apologize for any inconvenience.

 

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

 

 

 
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Overdrive

Borrow and read e-books, downloadable audiobooks, and digital magazines from your library using OverDrive on your computers and mobile devices.

Read thousands of e-books and audiobooks for free

  • Log into the OverDrive website or Libby app (available for Android and iOS) with your library card number and PIN. 
  • Many e-books are available for use with Kindle e-readers and the Kindle app. 
  • Choose checkout periods of 7, 14 or 21 days.
  • Checkouts expire automatically

 


RBDigital

RBDigital will be discontinued on May 20.

Acorn TV will no longer be available starting May 14.

Method Test Pres and Learn It Live will no longer be available.

Universal Class will be available through OverDrive. 

 


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!