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Music on Your Phone—Straight Outta the Library

Did you know you can listen to a wide range of current music directly on your phone or computer for free from the library? Through Hoopla, you can checkout newest albums from artists like Imagine Dragons, Florence + the Machine, Selena Gomez, Maroon 5, and so much more. Whether you’re into pop, alternative, country, Christian, classical, or anything else, Hoopla has you covered.

Using the Hoopla app on a mobile device or the web browser on a computer, you can check out up to 8 items a month—including whole albums—using your HCPL library card. The best thing is, there's no wait! You can download the album to the Hoopla app immediately.

Don’t have a library card? Sign up for our new iKnow card without even coming into the library. It gives you access to our digital media, including music & movies through Hoopla, magazines through Flipster, eBooks & audiobooks through Overdrive, and audiobooks through OneClickdigital.

Creepy Comics

Creepy ComicsOctober is the time for creepy, crawly stories that make you hide under the covers! These horror graphic novels are the perfect scary stories for Halloween. Don’t stay up too late reading them, or you’ll jump at every little bump in the night.




LOL! Funny Books for Teens

Funny Books for TeensFor some, the best book is one that leaves your sides hurting from laughter. If you prefer your books to have a funny bone, then check these out.




You're So Classic! Non-Required Reading for Teens

You're So Classic! Non-Required Reading for TeensReading classics doesn’t have to be boring. Classic literature is just as full of suspense, intrigue, and drama as modern teen books are. Check out some of these classic teen titles that probably aren’t on your required reading list this year. We promise that these books won’t put you to sleep!





Teens' Top Ten Voting Open Now!

YALSA's Teen's Top TenIt's time to vote for the best books of 2015! The Teens' Top Ten is a "teens-choice" list where you can nominate and vote for your favorite books of 2015. The books have been nominated, and it's time to vote! Voting is open now through Teen Read Week, October 18-24. The winners will be announced on October 27, 2015. Take a second to go vote! Haven't ready any of the books on the list? Click on the cover image below to request a book at your local library.




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