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HBPL Digital Resources Library: Downloadable Books, Movies, and Music

The Huntington Beach Public Library is pleased to offer various digital resources and databases for our patrons.The following guide will introduce you to our various online resources and give you information on how to access them from the comfort of home.

CloudLibrary


HOW TO ACCESS THIS RESOURCE

  1. If accessing from a personal computer:
    1. Use the library's unique link (see above)
    2. Click the green "Login" button (in the upper left-hand corner)
    3. Enter your library card number and pin to access.
  2. If accessing from a smartphone or tablet:
    1. Visit https://www.yourcloudlibrary.com/ to download/install the appropriate app.
    2. In the app pick lists, please select the following: 
      1. Select "United States" for Country
      2. Select "California" for State/Region
      3. Select "Huntington Beach Public Library" for Library
    3. Accept the Terms and Conditions
    4. Input your library card number and pin to access.

Enki California Digital Library


HOW TO ACCESS THIS RESOURCE

  1. If using a computer ANYWHERE in California:
    1. Use the library's unique link (see above)
  2. If using an iPhone or Android device with an Huntington Beach Public Library card
    1. Install the SimplyE app your mobile device:
      1. SimplyE app in iOS App Store
      2. SimplyE app in Google Play Store
    2. Open SimplyE.
    3. Tap "Find You Library" (note: it may take a moment for the list to appear).
    4. Scroll until you see "California State Library" and tap on it.
    5. Browse the various collections and locate your desired title.
    6. To borrow a title, tap the "Get" button and 
      1. Enter a library barcode and PIN number from your Huntington Beach Public Library card
    7. To read your borrowed title, tap the "Books" icon on the bottom of the screen and tap the "Read" button.

Hoopla Digital


HOW TO ACCESS THIS RESOURCE

  1. If accessing from a personal computer:
    1. Use the library's link (see above) to access Hoopla
    2. Click the blue "Get Started" button to begin setting up your free account
    3. In the following pop-up pages, please do the following:
      1. Select "Huntington Beach Public Library (CA)" in Find Your Library
      2. Input your library card number and PIN in Connect With Your Library
      3. Input your email and create a password in Almost Done
    4. Click the "Login" button (in the upper right-hand corner) and input your credentials 
  2. If accessing from a smartphone or tablet:
    1. Download the appropriate app:
      1. Google/Android
      2. Apple
      3. Amazon/Kindle
    2. Follow the steps above to set up your free account

Kanopy


HOW TO ACCESS THIS RESOURCE

  1. If accessing from a personal computer:
    1. Use the library's link (see above) to access Kanopy
      1. On the home page, click the orange "Add Library Card" button
      2. Input your library card number and PIN
      3. Once you create your free account, click the "Log In" button in the upper left-hand corner.
  2. If accessing from a smartphone or tablet:
    1. Download the appropriate app:
      1. Google/Android
      2. Apple
      3. Amazon/Kindle
    2. Follow the steps above to set up your free account
  3. If accessing from a smart tv or streaming device, check the following links for information on adding Kanopy to your television:
    1. Chromecast
    2. Roku
    3. Samsung TV

Palace Project


HOW TO ACCESS THIS RESOURCE

  1. If accessing from a smartphone or tablet:
    1. Download the appropriate app:
      1. Google/Android
      2. Apple iOS
    2. Follow the prompts to select your library and input your library card number and PIN

ProQuest Ebook Central


HOW TO ACCESS THIS RESOURCE

  1. If accessing from a library computer:
    1. Click the "ProQuest Ebook Central" link (see above) on this site
  2. If accessing from a personal computer:
    1. Click the green house icon next to the resource 
    2. Use your library card number and PIN to login
    3. Click the "ProQuest Ebook Central" link on the provided list of resources

Logging in from Home

Logging in from Home?

Some databases are marked with a house symbol.  

If you are connecting to these databases from home, you can click on that symbol or the "Access from Home" link below.  For more assistance, see our Help Accessing Databases page.

Access from home

Home users login here first.


Huntington Beach Public Library
7111 Talbert Ave. Huntington Beach, CA 92648
Phone 714-842-4481