iKnow Digital Library Card
HCPL Digital Access Library Card
The HCPL iKnow Digital Access Card allows instant access to:
- Downloadable eBooks and audiobooks through OverDrive, OneClickDigital, and hoopla
- Streaming video and music through hoopla and OverDrive
- Popular magazines through Flipster
- Research databases for business, genealogy, language learning and more
iKnow Digital Access Cards are valid for three years and are restricted to residents of Harris County.
Sign up for the HCPL iKnow Card here: iKnow Digital Access Card Registration Form
If you have an HCPL full-service library card, you do not need to get an additional digital acceess card. Your full service card grants you access to these same services,
HCPL Full Service Library Card
Full service library cards are free to Texas residents. Registered borrowers may borrow materials from any Harris County Public Library Branch and have full use of all HCPL online resources.
To receive a full service card, visit any Harris County Public Library Branch and provide proof of mailing address.
Parents or guardians must sign and accept financial responsibility on library card application for children under 18 years of age.
Children's Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA)
Harris County Public Library complies with the federal Children's Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) and uses filtering software on library computers.
Parents or legal guardians are responsible for monitoring their children’s use of the Internet and for the information selected and/or accessed by their children. The Library strongly encourages parents or legal guardians to supervise their children’s Internet use and to provide them with guidelines about acceptable use.