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Mobile Apps

The following mobile apps provide access to resources to which Harford County Public Library subscribes. Download these apps to check out eBooks and audiobooks, download music, stream movies, find articles, get homework help, or learn a language!

Harford County Public Library App

New HCPL App
Browse, check out, and download eBooks and eAudiobooks from Harford County Public Library as well as accessing branch and program information, library events and library news. Apple App | Android App

Mobile Apps for Downloading, Streaming and Viewing

Browse, check out, and download eBooks and eAudiobooks from Harford County Public Library using the Axis 360 app! It's simple - just download the app on your device, find your library and log in using your library ID. Apple App | Android App | Kindle Fire | Windows (PC)

Adobe Digital Editions
Use Adobe Digital Editions to read downloaded EPUB and PDF formatted eBooks on your computer, or transfer them to your Nook, Sony Reader, Kobo or other eReader device using a USB cable. Download for Windows | Download for Mac

Freegal Music
Download and keep songs from Freegal music, which contains millions of songs to choose from. Download up to 5 songs per week with your Harford County Public Library card. In the iOS version, songs are saved in the Freegal app, not your iTunes library. To add songs to your iTunes library, use your computer to download songs, and then transfer to your mobile device. Apple App | Android App

Hoopla Digital
Instantly watch or listen to movies, television shows, music albums or audiobooks. Borrow up to 15 titles per month for free with your Harford County Public Library card. Apple App | Android App | Kindle Fire App

Listen to thousands of audiobooks published by Recorded Books. Create a free personal account, download the app, and begin listening on your Apple or Android device. Apple App | Android App | Amazon App | Nook App

Overdrive Media Console
Download eBooks and audiobooks from Maryland's Digital eLibrary Consortium. Borrow digital titles, or place a hold on titles currently out. During the initial setup, you may need to enter an Adobe ID. If you do not have an Adobe ID, you can register for one at Apple App | Android App | Amazon App | Windows App

Page though popular magazines on your Apple or Android device. Create a free library RBdigital Gateway account and checkout the library's magazine subscriptions. Create a free Zinio account to subscribe to the magazines you want to read. Use the Zinio app to download magazine issues on to your device. Please note that Zinio will allow you to purchase personal magazine subscriptions if you want to do so. iPad | iPhone | Android | Win8 | Kindle HD/HDX

Mobile Apps for eLearning and Research

Get unlimited access to authoritative Gale online resources. When you need credible information from magazines, journals, encyclopedias and more, it's all available 24/7. Apple App | Android App

Brainfuse Mobile is a powerful suite of academic tools and resources designed for Harford County Public Library HelpNow tutoring subscribers. No matter where you are, you can use Brainfuse Mobile to submit questions to Brainfuse tutors, take class notes, track your homework assignments, access your flashcards, and more! In addition, the HelpNow CloudTM syncs your notes and flashcards among all your devices. Apple App

Encyclopaedia Britannica
The online Britannica Encyclopedia offers three levels for searching: one for children, young adults and reference. Britannica Library also offers Original Sources (find the link in the upper right-hand corner). Original Sources has thousands of primary source documents in history, literature, politics, religion and more. iPhone App | iPad App

Access articles from magazines, reference books, and scholarly journals in EBSCO research databases. To use the EBSCO host app, you will need an authorization key. Access the EBSCO host research database through the library's website. At the bottom of the page, click on "iPhone and Android Applications." Enter your email address and the key to the app will be emailed to you. Apple App | Android App

Reference USA
ReferenceUSA is the premier business and consumer reference and research tool offering instant, real-time access to in-depth information on millions of U.S Businesses and Consumers. You must have a valid library card from Harford County Public Library to access the ReferenceUSA App. The ReferenceUSA App can help you: find new business opportunities; research executives and companies; track down addresses and phone numbers or search for jobs. Apple App