The HCPL Knowledge Card is our full-service library card. It is free to Texas residents. The HCPL Knowledge Card gives you access to all HCPL materials in-library and online.
Registered borrowers may borrow materials from any Harris County Public Library Branch and have full use of all HCPL online resources.
Visit any Harris County Public Library Branch to receive a full-service card. All you need is proof of address and a completed library card application form, or you can go paperless by swiping your ID at the kiosk in branch
Kids know that having fun is not hard when you have a library card!.
Parents or guardians must sign and accept financial responsibility on library card application for children under 18 years of age.
Fill out and print the application below or get one at the library.
The HCPL iKnow Digital Access Card gives you instant access to digital resources..
NOTE: During the Covid19-related building closures, HCPL's iKnow Digital Access Card can be used to place holds and check out up to 10 books and DVDs for curbside pick-up. This applies to new and existing iKnow Cards. Learn more about No Contact Curbside Pick-Up
NOTE: If you have an HCPL full-service library card, you do not need to get an additional digital access card. Your full-service card grants you access to these same services.
iKnow Digital Access Cards are valid for three years and are restricted to residents of Harris County.
LSC-CyFair Library (building #3) is open with limited capacity and services.
Harris County Public Library
Lone Star College-CyFair Branch
9191 Barker Cypress Road
Cypress, TX 77433
281.290.3214 - Reference Desk, 1st floor
281.290.3219 - Reference Desk, 2nd floor