Your vote counts! The Houston Area League of Women Voters' Voter Guide provides information about upcoming elections, including voting locations, candidates and issues on the ballot. The guide is available in English, Chinese, Spanish, and Vietnamese.
Powered by EBSCO Discovery Service, this search system provides full text access to ebooks and ejournals from over 70 databases currently available to Houston Public Library customers. Note: Content is also generally available via the eResources & Articles tab in the Houston Public Library online catalog search results.
Search all the databases supplied to Houston Public Library by Gale at once or browse resources by category. Includes ebooks, literary research, periodicals, primary sources, and business tools. Search for any term or phrase and find articles from thousands of magazines, journals, newspapers, documents, and ebooks along with videos, images and podcast content.
Searchable recent digital issues of the Houston Chronicle, October 2017-present. Select See Related Sources for recent issues of Houston Community Weeklies (90-day embargo) and the Houston Chronicle Historical Archive (1901-2017).
Searchable digital archive of the Houston Chronicle, from its beginning in 1901 through October 2017 (digital microfilm).
Listing of all journals, magazines and newspapers available in print or in full-text online in the Houston Public Library collection, with links to electronic issues. Tip for remote users: To log in, select “Access through your institution” and search for Houston Public Library, then enter library card and PIN.
Download or stream e-books, audiobooks, e-magazines, comics, Kanopy videos and a variety of educational tools. Get the Libby app for iOS and Android or use OverDrive or Libby in browser. (*NOTE: The original OverDrive app was discontinued on May 1, 2023.)
A vast library of over 16,000 video tutorials in multiple languages covering software applications and coding, technology, hard and soft business skills and many other topics, all taught by recognized industry experts. LinkedIn Learning for Library provides 24/7 access to online learning to help you achieve personal and professional goals. Use via browser or get the app for iOS or Android mobile devices. (Use Library ID: houstonpubliclibrary if prompted by app.)
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Download or stream e-books & audiobooks with Boundless . Get the app or use in a browser. Log in, set up your account profile, then check out and read or listen. Opt into Goals & Insights to track your reading progress. Sharing your account with a child or teen? Set up an additional age-appropriate profile just for them! (NOTE: On September 30, 2023, Axis360 was updated to Boundless. All checkouts & holds automatically switch over.)