iKnow Digital Library Card

HCPL Digital Access Library Card

iKnow Digital Access CardThe HCPL iKnow Digtal Access Card allows instant access to:

iKnow Digital Access Cards are valid for three years and are restricted to residents of Harris County.

Sign up for the HCPL iKnow Card here: iKnow Digital Access Card Registration Form


HCPL Full Service Library Card

Full service library cards are free to Texas residents.  Registered borrowers may borrow materials from any Harris County Public Library Branch and have full use of all HCPL online resources.

To receive a full service card, visit any Harris County Public Library Branch and provide proof of mailing address.

Parents or guardians must sign and accept financial responsibility on library card application for children under 18 years of age.

Children's Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA)
Harris County Public Library complies with the federal Children's Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) and uses filtering software on library computers.

Parents or legal guardians are responsible for monitoring their children’s use of the Internet and for the information selected and/or accessed by their children.  The Library strongly encourages parents or legal guardians to supervise their children’s Internet use and to provide them with guidelines about acceptable use. 

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