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Read & Listen ONLINE


Enjoy ebooks and audiobooks for FREE. Use your mobile device or your computer to find fiction, non-fiction books in dozens of genres - fantasy, sci-fi, detective fiction, mystery, historical fiction, health and wellness, autobiography, cookbooks, and more!

Books on the GO!


You are one tap away from reading or listening to a favourite or a brand new read!

Find your next favourite read or a new book to discover and enjoy on your tablet or mobile device. Thousands of books are at your fingertips - fiction and non-fiction. Download to read on your device or listen using the Libby App!

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Staff Review Books!

 Book Bits!

Book Bits are short video bits delivering book reviews from your HPL librarians in less than a minute. Find them on Huntsville Public Library's YouTube Channel.

These book reviews showcase ebooks and audiobooks for you through a program called OverDrive Advantage. You get access to these specific titles with REDUCED wait lists! Click through to the next page and watch the videos and see the list!  Then sign in to your OverDrive or Libby and read and listen to some great books!

Tumble Book Library
Animated Kids Books


TumbleBook Library has eBooks for kids, picture books, graphic novels, games and more. You have access to over 1,100 titles. It includes animated talking picture books, chapter books, videos, non-fiction titles, graphic novels, playlists, and books in French and Spanish.  

Digital Magazines


This digital magazine collection gives you access to popular magazines to read on your computer, tablet, or phone. The Flipster app is available for offline reading. Read the latest issue of your favourite magazines, including People, The Atlantic, Real Simple, Toronto Life, Vanity Fair, HGTV, Cosmopolitan, National Geographic, O, Oprah's Magazine, and many more on your mobile device or computer. 

  • Get Help to maximize your digital magazine reading experience.


Read All About It!


You have over 7000 newspapers and magazines in the palm of your hand.

Read on the run with PressReader on your mobile device. Here's how!

Psssst! Download the app first.

Get the App

From a computer desktop, all you need is your HPL card number and Pin (last 4 digits of your phone number). 

Log into PressReader Here

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Consumer Reports

Consumer Reports

Did you know this is FREE with your HPL card?  Did you know that Consumer Reports is about more than product reviews?

You'll find back-to-school guides, CR's Guide to the Coronavirus, articles on car safety & efficiency, and clear information about data privacy.  

You'll find comprehensive articles on safer, healthier food and a great tool called "Food Label Decoder".

The Huntsville forester
Read Local News

Huntsville Forester Online 

Explore the Forester newspaper from 1895 to present. This is a local treasure filled with interesting news items about Huntsville and Muskoka.

Learn more about the local area, people, events, and local merchants and business. Find papers, clippings, and photographs.

Hosted by the Canadian Community Digital Archives.

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Historical Toronto Star

Toronto Star: ProQuest Historical Newspapers 

In the mood for reading about historical events from Ontario and Toronto?  Find a collection of the Toronto Star newspaper from 1894 - 2015.

This historical newspaper provides genealogists and everyday readers with online, easily-searchable first-hand accounts and unparalleled coverage of the politics, society and events as reported in The Toronto Star.

EBSCO eBooks
Classics & Business

EBSCO eBooks 

Discover this growing collection of ebooks including fiction, non-fiction, academic, children's classics, and current day publications.

Browse or search the entire collection, and preview as many books as you'd like. Read the books online or download them for offline viewing on your PC, or onto your mobile device. Imagine 170,000 eBooks at your fingertips, 24/7!

Don't have a Huntsville Public Library card? Don't worry.  We got you. Complete this form for immediate access to all our digital collections. This ecard gets you access to digital collections and e-resources only. NOTE: you must be a Huntsville area resident.

Get Your eCard Today

If you already have a library card, log in to the e-resources with your Library card barcode number. Use the barcode number on the back of the card without spaces. The enter your PIN which is the last four digits of your phone number when prompted. 

Library Hours (Beginning Week of July 19, 2021)


Day Library-to-Go Hours  In-Person Browsing Hours
Tuesday 10 AM - 12 PM & 1 PM - 4 PM | CLOSED from 12 - 1 PM  1 PM - 4 PM
Wednesday 10 AM - 12 PM & 1 PM - 4 PM | CLOSED from 12 - 1 PM  1 PM - 4 PM
Thursday 10 AM - 12 PM & 1 PM - 4 PM | CLOSED from 12 - 1 PM  1 PM - 4 PM
Friday 11 AM - 1 PM & 2 PM - 5 PM | CLOSED from 1 - 2 PM  2 PM - 5 PM
Saturday 10 AM - 12 PM & 1 PM - 4 PM | CLOSED from 12 - 1 PM  1 PM - 4 PM


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