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We offer several online catalogues to find thousands upon thousands of materials.

  • Find and reserve books, movies, music, magazines that are available at the Houston library and at other participating Interlibrary Connect libraries.Interlibrary Connect – Houston Public Library has made it easy for you to request items from other libraries simply by using our online catalogue. When searching for a title, our catalogue will automatically search other BC public libraries. For an expanded search of all  participating libraries, change the Library: search box to “BC Interlibrary Connect.” Simply click the “Place Hold” button next to the item you wish to borrow, regardless of where that item is located, and it will be sent to Houston Public Library for you to pick up or you can specify another pickup library for your convenience. You may decide how you would like to be notified of your items’ arrival in your MyAccount  settings and track your hold requests from other libraries.

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  • Download eBooks and audioBooks from Library To Go or check the OneClickDigital catalogue for audioBooks
  • If our library doesn’t have what you’re looking for, find it at another library and request it to be delivered to the Houston library.  See our guidelines on borrowing from other libraries.
  • Download and read popular magazines on your computer or mobile device.  Read more about how to use Zinio.
  • Watch streaming indie movies for free from IndieFlix.