All branches of the HMCPL will be closed on Monday, December 24 and Tuesday, December 25. All branches will close on Monday, December 31 at 5:00 p.m. and be closed on January 1, 2019.

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Looking for a place to get free ebooks and audiobooks? Did you know that these services are all available from HMCPL? With just your library card and PIN you can find thousands of titles to check out or download from home! Visit DMZ or our online resources to get started. See lists of new ebooks added each week on HMCPL’s Goodreads group page.

Here is an overview of what’s available:

  • Flipster

    Flipster Logo Read digital copies of magazines on your computer, smartphone, or tablet using your library card! Choose from many popular titles for adults, teens, and kids with no holds and no limits. Go to

  • The Digital Media Zone

    Digital Media Zone screen shot Thousands of free ebooks and audiobooks to choose from. Checkout 5 at a time for up to a two week checkout using your Kindle, iPad, iPod, Nook, Sony Reader, and many more devices. New titles added several times a month in partnership with 3 other north Alabama library systems. Go to

  • Freading

    Freeding logo Use the Freading app or direct download from your computer to device to check out ebook titles on all sorts of subjects, fiction and non-fiction, adults and kids. Thousands of titles are available with more added each week. Go to