HOW DO I ...
1. Get a library card
2. Create a password for the card catalog
3. Adjust my settings for the card catalog account
4. Find my way around the Library
5. Borrow Books, Cds, DVDs, Blu Ray, Video Games
6. Find Answers 24/7 Services
7. Book a Meeting Room
8. Get reminders about my account with NetNotice
9. Access Free Library eBook and Audiobook downloads
10. Find Additional Resources
1. Get a Library Card
To apply for a library card online, please click here.
Ohio residents may register for a library card free of charge.
There is an annual fee of $20.00 for out-of–state borrowers who are not employed or attending school in Ohio. Out-of-state applicants must present a pay stub or proof of school enrollment in order to register for a free card. Additional cards for immediate family members residing at the same address may be acquired at no charge.
Ohio Resident Applicants
Applicant must be at least 18 years old.
Applicant must show acceptable identification.
a) Examples of identification:
Letter or bill addressed to applicant
Pay stub for out-of-state resident who works in Ohio
Proof of enrollment in Ohio school or college
If a high school applicant is with a parent, parent’s identification may be used as verification.
Questions? Call the circulation desk at
2. Create a password
It is important that you create this password yourself. It can contain numbers or letters or a combination of both.
You will need a library password to access the following services
To check and update your library account
To access all library online resources when sourcing material
To place holds on books
How to create a password
Click on the Login tab on the library website
Enter your library card number in the required field. For the password, enter your pin number. Click Login.
The next page will ask you to create a username and password. You will then be asked if you want to enable the "Recently Returned" option. This will allow you to view the books you have returned in the past two weeks.
You will have to accept the user agreement and then you can begin using the catalog.
follow the instructions on the screen
3. Adjust my settings
You can change your settings by clicking on the "My Settings" link in the top right corner of the page. This allows you to change your preferred pick-up location (make sure it is set to Hubbard), change your username or password, and set your privacy settings.
4. Find my way around the library
The upper floor holds the adult non-fiction and fiction books, 16 public use computers, DVDs and Blu Ray, Video Games, and teen section. The reference desk at the top of the steps is your one-stop information center for finding a book, reserving a meeting room, and much, much more!
5. Borrow Materials
6. Find Answers
Search for answers-Go to the database directory (24/7 Services)
7. Meeting Room
Meeting rooms are available free of charge. The individual making the request on behalf of an organization must have a current HPL library card. To inquire about use of a meeting room, please call 330.534.3512, ext. 2.
8. Get reminders about my library account
Sign up to receive an email reminder to access your account information for checking due dates, verifying holds, and view fines.
9. Access Free Library ebook and audiobook downloads
10. Find additional resources
Most everything you could ever imagine needing to know can be discovered at the reference desk or via our website... the possibilities are limitless!
To speak to one of our reference librarians during business hours, call 330.534.3512 x 2. You can also email us.
Interested in learning to use our databases? Click below on the name of the database you want to use for simple instructions. To use our databases, click here.