Howard County Library System
 
 
 
HCLS Now! Stream. Download. Learn.

Free, on demand, self-directed education at your fingertips.

Need a good audiobook for a long car ride?  Wonder how to replace a part on your vehicle? Want to learn a new computer software skill?

Howard County Library System provides free, convenient access to an extensive selection of electronic content.  Download eBooks, audiobooks, research materials, and magazines.  Stream movies, television shows, and music.  Learn new languages or career skills through online courses.  Find help with homework.

Available anytime, anywhere HCLS Now! is the gateway to free, on-demand, self-directed education for all ages.

eBooks, eAudiobooks, eMagazines
  • Axis 360
  • hoopla
  • OneClickdigital
  • OverDrive
  • Zinio
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eBooks for Kids
Online Education and Career Courses
  • Gale Courses (formerly Learn4Life) - Enroll in more than 300 six-week career education courses
  • Mango - Learn a new language
Research Tools
Howard County Library System (HCLS) offers access to thousands of full-text journal, magazine, and newspaper articles through numerous specialized online research tools.
  • Homework assistance
  • Popular research eBooks, magazines and newspapers
  • Complete Searchable Index
Streaming... Music, Movies, Television & Audiobooks
Howard County Library System provides free, convenient access to an extensive selection of streaming electronic content via the following sites:
  • hoopla