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These resources can only be accessed by Hartford residents with Hartford Public Library cards unless otherwise indicated.
Borrow eBooks, audiobooks, and streaming video from your library using OverDrive on your mobile devices. Download the Libby app for iOS, Android and Windows to borrow, read and listen to digital books
eGO - eBooks, eAudio, and Research
eGO is the Connecticut State Library’s statewide library eBook platform, currently being rolled out to libraries
Through Axis 360 you can download e-books from the Library's collection that can be viewed on your computer or a mobile device.
E-Books, Images, and Videos
Enjoy digital books, images, videos and more from libraries, artists, authors and others from your community and around the world.
Freegal Music is a download music service that the Hartford Public Library offers, free of charge, for use by library cardholders.
Kanopy Streaming Service
Kanopy is a streaming video service that offers critically-acclaimed movies, documentaries, and foreign films.
Creativebug: Craft Classes and Workshops - Learn how to paint, knit, crochet, sew, screen print, and more! Not only are step-by-step videos available, so are downloadable patterns, templates and recipes. Create your own account and start crafting today.
LearningExpress Library - An interactive online learning platform featuring over 770 pratice tests, tutorials, and eBooks related to job search and workplace skills, career certification and licensing exam preparation, college entrance and graduate schools admissions exams, GED exam and more.
Universal Class - Over 500 courses ranging from basic math to cooking to personal development that you can take at any time without having to wait for sessions to start or end. Once in a course, you will watch engaging videos and receive feedback from friendly instructors. When you complete a course, Universal Class offers Continuing Education Unit (CEU) certificates to document your achievement.
Check out our website for many more learning opportunities!
Hartford Public Library
Central Branch: 500 Main Street. Hartford, CT 06103
Phone: 860-695-6300 | Text: 860-530-4376 | Email: firstname.lastname@example.org | Chat: www.hplct.org
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