HCPL's online resources allow you to stream movies and download ebooks, audiobooks, comics, magazines & movies on mobile devices and desktop computers, plus you can do research on almost any topic, learn a new language, get custom reading recommendations and lots more!
Looking for Research Databases? Check out our Electronic Resources
Download eBooks, Audiobooks, digital magazines, and stream video.
- eBooks - 106,000+ titles
- eAudiobooks - 30,000+ titles
- Streaming video - 4,000+ titles
- Magazines - 100+ titles
- Spanish Materials - 1,700+ titles
Download audiobooks to your Android, Apple or Desktop Computer.
Audiobooks - 37,000+ titles
Kanopy is a streaming video service focusing on critically-acclaimed documentaries, foreign films & classic cinema.
- Streaming video - 26,000+ movies
Freegal® Music offers access to about 15 million songs, including Sony Music’s catalog of legendary artists, and over 40,000 music videos. Unlimited streaming and three downloads per week.
- 15 million songs
- Over 40,000 music videos.
- Unlimited streaming
- Three downloads per week.
The magazines you know and love, available digitally.
- Digital Magazines - 100 titles
Electronic books for children in English, Spanish & French
- Books - 1,400+ titles
- Language Learning - 120+ items
- Read Along - 90+ titles
- Graphic Novels - 60+ titles
- Spanish Materials available
Here you'll find Houston Chronicle articles from 10/29/1985 to the present. Digital image edition available from 10/24/2017 to present. Also included is America's News, Special Reports & Hot Topics from around the nation.
- Houston Chronicle - 2017 to current editions
Here you'll find eBooks on technology ranging from basic computer use to more advanced topics for programmers, coders and other IT professionals. There is a limit of 5 simultaneous users for this resource.
45000+ technology, digital media, and business books and videos online
- High-quality titles in eBook format. Some available for download