Electronic Books and Audiobooks
e-books for Kids
Howard County Library System (HCLS) offers free access to e-books and audiobooks with:
Axis 360 is HCLS' new digital media platform that allows simple and quick access to a wide array of e-books. Titles purchased for Axis 360 are for HCLS customers. You will need a valid HCLS library card and PIN to log in to Axis 360.
Instructions for using Axis 360 e-books on the following devices:
Maryland's Digital eLibrary Consortium (OverDrive)
Download e-books and digital audiobooks to a computer or your MP3 player.
Note: If you lose your library card and get a replacement, your Overdrive holds (linked to your old library card barcode number) will disappear. If this happens, please e-mail us so your holds can be restored. In your message include your current barcode number and the list of titles you had on hold.
Instructions for using OverDrive e-books on the following devices:
For additional assistance with electronic books and audiobooks: