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Bring in the holidays with the Hillsboro City Library. The library has a whole host of family friendly activities available throughout the month of December.

Visit the StoryWalk at City Park, drop by for a preschool or Books & Babies storytime, create a keepsake Christmas ornament and more. 

Be sure to check out our new books section in the library, or download an e-book or audiobook from CloudLibrary. If you want something lighter to read, try downloading a magazine from CloudLibrary's NewsStand.

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 

Holiday Schedule:
Thursday, December 23 - Closed
Friday, December 24 - Closed
Saturday, December 25 - Closed
Monday, December 27 - Close at 5:00 PM
Tuesday, December 28 - Close at 5:00 PM
Thursday, December 30 - Close at 5:00 PM
Friday, December 31 - Closed
Saturday, January 1 - Closed

What's Happening

Preschool Storytimes are back! 

Drop into the children's department on Tuesdays in December for our Preschool Storytime. 

Storytime will begin at 10AM. Craft time to follow. 
  • December 7: Penguins
  • December 14: Winter
  • December 21: Christmas
  • December 28: Snowmen
Books & Babies Storytime!
Our popular Books & Babies Storytime is back and better than ever. Bring your little ones by the library on Wednesday mornings at 10AM for a lap sit style storytime.
Stop by the Hillsboro City Library on Tuesday, December 14 to create a FREE Keepsake Christmas Ornament Craft! 
December StoryWalk Story
Stop by our StoryWalk in Hillsboro City Park to read "The Shortest Day" by Susan Cooper. 

When you finish, swing by the library and grab an adorable take & make wreathe 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.

New Books

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Full List of New Book Titles

New eBooks & eAudiobooks

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Full List of New EBooks & EAudiobooks

New Digital Magazines

Click the cover image to start reading magazines on NewsStand.
Full List of CloudLibrary NewsStand Digital Magazines

Digital Materials

For a full listing of available digital resources at the Hillsboro City Library, see the information below.

cloudLibrary makes it easy to discover the content you want to read. Whether on the web, a tablets, or your mobile device. 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.​

For assistance check this FAQ, or these videos.

Download the app for for iOS or Android devices.

cloudLibrary NewsStand is a digital magazine and newspaper service. With an expanding catalog that currently contains over 7,000 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

Includes thousands of full-text magazines and newspapers, WorldCat (35 million library records), Science and Literature databases, on-line encyclopedias, etc.
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