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Information on connecting to the wireless networks in our branches.

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Renewing Materials Online

   1. From the Harris County Public Library homepage click My Account.
   2. Enter your library card number and your PIN and click Login.
   3. Click Items Out.
   4. You will now see all items you have out, when you checked them out, and their due date.

I don’t have a PIN, how do I get one?

You can obtain one by visiting one of our branches.

I forgot my PIN. What do I do?


       Go to the catalog - http://www.hcpl.net/ext/catalog-home.php
       Click on My Account on top
       Click Forgot My PIN
       Enter Your Library Card Number

Can I get a list of items I've checked out in the past?

Yes, but first you need to turn on this option in your account. Below are the steps :

  • 1. Log in to your account.
  • 2. Click on "Preferences" under "My Profile" tab.
  • 3. Make sure "Show my checkout history" and "Record my checkout history"  both the options are selected.
  • 4. Only items checked out while these options are selected will be recorded and displayed as "Checkout History" under "Checkouts/Renewal" in your account.

How do I update my email and physical address?

To update your email and physical address, please log on to your account and click on My Profile tab.

Using TELECIRC

Automated Telephone Circulation System 713-747-4763

Telecirc is an automated telephone library system that offers access to your library account. Telecirc is available 24 hours a day, except when system maintenance is in progress.

Call TELECIRC

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