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Nebraska OverDrive Libraries
My library, anytime, with Nebraska OverDrive Libraries. With support from the Nebraska Library Commission, HPL offers audiobooks and eBooks.
HELP: Watch how-to videos | Find answers to your questions | Get specific instructions for your device from the OverDrive Help Page.
NEW: The OverDrive site has been redesigned to make borrowing books easier. Now you can return audiobooks when you're finished reading them, listen to audiobooks on Kindle Fires and there are more format options for different devices. (i.e. You're able to read epub format on a Kindle Fire.)
Book Club Kits
Resources for local book clubs | Looking for a title and want to make sure you'll have enough copies for everyone? Try the Nebraska Book Club Kits Sharing Wiki. This Wiki includes links to Nebraska Libraries' Book Club Kits and the Nebraska Library Commission's Book Club Kits. Call the library at (402) 461-2346 for more information about obtaining these kits.
Every Friday the Hastings Tribune publishes an article written by library staff that features the library's collection. Current list of staff articles
Looking for a good read or want to find books that read like your favorite author? Try our reading lists organized by genre:
Best Sellers [New York Times website] | Books made into movies [ Mid-Continent Public Library website] | Genealogy resources | Hastings Nebraska authors [PDF] | Nebraska authors [PDF] Looking for what title is next in a series? Fantasic Fiction is a comprehensive site to find series lists as well as new books and coming soon lists.
Programs for readers Join the HPL Book Club at the library to discuss the current reading selection.
See our Events page for a complete list of upcoming reading selections.
Kids' book lists Read the Harry Potter series and want to find more? See our book lists for kids to find Harry Potter read-alikes, beginning chapter books, books made into movies, and more.
Teen book lists Find reading lists for teens.
Borrow from other libraries Trying to locate a title that the library doesn't have? See our Interlibrary Loan page for details on how we can find what you're looking for.
Internet resources—databases for book lovers Find biographical information about your favorite author, series lists, read-alikes and much more with these subscription databases provided by library funding. See our Find a Good Book page for more details.
Links for book lovers Find web sites for shopping, book reviews, reading lists and more. See our Links page for book related links.