What’s New

The next Big Library Read is here!

October 13, 2014

OverDrive's Big Library Read is here again, featuring the winner of the public poll earlier this summer. The winner is Anatomy of a Misfit by Andrea Portes.For this celebration of a great debut Young Adult novel, both the eBook and eAudiobook will be available without any holds for everyone to access from Oct. 13-28.There is also be an Anatomy of a Misfit "Read-Alikes" list available on the NC Digital Library homepage!Spread the word! YA novels aren't just for teens anymore!  If you’re interested in learning more about Young Adult novels that might appeal to you, check out this list!

Live Homework Help

September 3, 2014

"A real, expert tutor is just a click away. With a quick algebra question, or an advanced chemistry concept, a student can be getting help online from a certified, professional tutor in minutes."


  • Supports grade levels 4 - 12 (Including Intro to College level courses).
  • Ability to share files with your tutor.
  • Tutors are carefully screened experts, and include certified teachers, college professors, undergraduates from accredited universities and professionals.
  • Spanish option available.
  • Accessible from your home computer with your library card.


Monday - Sunday from 4:00pm - 10:00pm


This service requires you to enter your library card barcode for access from home,  or access it from any public computer in the library without a library card.

NCDL Checkout and Hold Limit Has Increased

August 28, 2014


Print From Any of Your Devices!

August 18, 2014

Print virtually any document or web page from your Internet connected device to one of our Library printers.

Go to http://www.highpointpubliclibrary.com/print to get started.

Download detailed instructions



Suspending Holds

July 25, 2014

If you place a hold on an item that has the status available or arrived, you should not suspend it.  The system will not recognize the suspension.  we are working with the vendor to correct this error.


Library Elf

February 18, 2011

HPPL, your perfect library, has purchased a subscription for you to the enhanced services offered by "Elf", your personal e-mail library reminder service. You can link to "Elf" here and sign up to start receiving convenient e-mail reminders about your holds, and reminders when your library books, DVDs, and other items are about to become overdue! 

Sign up for Library Elf