Due to circumstances beyond our control, Harris County Public Library has had to migrate our website to a new temporary server. There will be some minor changes to the appearance and functionality of some features, and we want you to be aware of those. Most changes you will notice involve searches and My Account features
You will now select the type of information you are looking for when using the search box at the top of all hcpl.net pages:
- Catalog for books, DVDs, ebooks, audiobooks. (Catalog is the default search)
- Website for information about the library and library services, for branch information, library policies and blogs
- Journal Articles for online research resources from our Research & Learn databases
- Events for programs at HCPL branches
While it looks different, you will continue to be able to do the things you do most, including
Where to find login and my account
- See current library and digital checkouts
- Renew items
- Check holds status
- Pay fees
- See checkout history
- See your Saved for Later lists (See below for instructions).
Unfortunately, you will not be able to see registrations for library programs We apologize for the inconvenience.
Saved for Later Lists
We thank you for your understanding during this temporary change to hcpl.net. If you have any questions or issues, please leave a comment. We hope to have some exciting announcements about the website later in 2022.
Account XXXXXX. Need to access e-book catalog. Any workarounds? Thank you.
We are sorry you are unable to access your account. For security purposes, I have edited your comment to remove identifying information. Please call any HCPL branch with your library card number and PIN and we will be happy to help you with this issue. Here is a link to all our locations and phone numbers: https://www.hcpl.net/locations
Since this update, I cannot see my digital checkouts on the website. I can still access from Libby app, but I cannot manage/return digital checkouts because it says I have 0.
We're sorry you are having an issue viewing check-out history. For security reasons, it is best to handle this over the phone or in-person. Please call or visit any HCPL branch. Here is a link to all locations with contact numbers. http://www.hcpl.net/locations
Have your library card number and PIN handy when you call.
Do you have unlimited WiFi in the library?
Yes, all our branches have free Wi-Fi. Since Covid started our IT Dept. has boosted the signals at our branches so that even when we are closed, you can access our free Wi-Fi in the parking lots of most our buildings.