E-Books & e-Audiobooks

Your Hillsboro City Library card grants access to free e-books for your reading pleasure. In addition, you will have the ability to listen to digital audiobooks, read magazines, comics and graphic novels all on your smart phone, tablet, home computer, laptop or e-reader. 

Once electronic items are due back, they automatically return. So you never have to worry about fines or late fees!

Some items, like magazines, may be kept forever.

Need help getting started?

Drop by our circulation desk any time during business hours and one of our staff will help you set up your account and assisst you with downloading the applications.



Overdrive features downloadable audiobooks, e-books, and comics. Listen or read on many devices. Download the Libby app for iOS or Android devices. 

Overdrive Help Center



Public domain recordings of public domain literature. Plays anywhere!

LibriVox Help

Simply E

The SimplyE app is available for mobile devices running iOS and Android

SimplyE is provided to patrons of the Hillsboro City Library through the Texas State Library & Archives Commission.

SimplyE Help

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Project Gutenberg

Project Gutenberg is a library of over 60,000 free eBooks. Choose among free epub and Kindle eBooks, download them or read them online. You will find the world's great literature here, with focus on older works for which U.S. copyright has expired. 

Gutenberg Help