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Bring in the New Year with the Hillsboro City Library!

Did you set a New Year's Resolution to read more? Did you resolve to go back to school or start a new business? Decide to dive into your family history? The library can help! To find out how the library can help, check out the Services and Digital Library sections below.

Visit the StoryWalk at City Park, or swing by the library for a preschool or Books & Babies storytime! While you're at the library, don't forget to check out a mobile Wi-Fi hotspot, or read local and other newspapers in the lobby. You can also grab a movie or two for a family movie night! Movies not your thing? We have plenty of books and audiobooks available! Check out our new books section, or download an e-book or audiobook from CloudLibrary. If you want something lighter to read, try downloading a magazine from CloudLibrary's NewsStand.

To check out all the library has to offer, visit us in person at 118 South Waco Street or online at!

Library Hours: 
Monday          9 AM - 7 PM
Tuesday         9 AM - 6 PM
Wednesday    9 AM - 5 PM
Thursday        9 AM - 7 PM
Friday           10 AM - 4 PM
Saturday       10 AM - 2 PM
Sunday               Closed 


What's Happening

January StoryWalk
Stop by our StoryWalk in Hillsboro City Park to read "Winter Sleep: A Hibernation Story" by Sean Taylor and Alex Morss. 

When you finish, swing by the library and grab an adorable take & make craft! 

Story and craft available all month long!

The StoryWalk® Project was created by Anne Ferguson of Montpelier, Vermont and developed in collaboration with the Kellogg-Hubbard Library. It is a registered service mark owned by Ms. Ferguson.
January Storytimes
Bring in the new year with a storytime at the library!

Preschool Storytimes are every Tuesday at 10AM. A craft follows the story.

Books & Babies is a lapsit style storytime for younger children. Stop by every Wednesday at 10AM.
1000 Books Before Kindergarten Reading Party!
Start your little one's reading journey off by participating in our 1KBBK program! 

Join us on Saturday, January 22 from 11AM - 1PM for a 1KBBK reading party!

Snacks will be provided.

Register for 1KBBK online by downloading the Beanstack App! 


Wi-Fi Hotspots

The Hillsboro City Library has a number of mobile hotspots available for checkout to library patrons.

To learn more about our mobile Wi-Fi hotspots, check out our website or stop by the library's front desk.
Mobile Printing

Need to print, scan, or fax an important document? The library has everything you need!

Print using one of our desktop computers, or send documents right from your home or mobile device with the PrinterOn App
Interlibrary Loans

The Hillsboro City Library has an excellent selection of books and other materials. However, no library can hold every book or movie ever made. 

Looking for a book we do not have? Ask about Interlibrary Loans at the circulation desk. We will borrow the book from another library and you can pick it up at the front counter.

Digital Library


Use cloudLibrary to browse digital shelves created by the Hillsboro Library or by filtering by genres that interest you. Gain access to thousands of e-books, and audiobooks from libraries around the state, including ours.​

Download the app for for iOS or Android devices.

CloudLibrary NewsStand

cloudLibrary NewsStand  has over 7,000 magazine titles in more than 60 languages. NewsStand is the perfect way to gain access to your favorite magazines. All magazines and newspapers are available immediately for unlimited, simultaneous use.​

Download the app for for iOS or Android devices.


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


Researching your family's history? Use the library's online genealogy resources

Or visit the Genealogy & Local History Department of the Hillsboro City Library. Scanned versions of local, historical newspapers can be found at the circulation desk. 


Business owners in Hillsboro can use their library card to access our business databases. Gain access from the office, library, home, or wherever you have internet access. 

For a full listing of the library's business resources, check out our website.

College Prep

Headed off to college this spring? Need to study for the ACT, SAT, PSAT or other college entrance exam? 

Use the library's online learning tools through Learning Express!

Career Resources

Looking for a new job and need help with your resume? Studying for the GED? 

Check out our Career Resources page for a full listing of tools available to help you on your new career path.

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