HCL Proposed Library Policies

Hood County Commissioners' Court voted to pass HCL Policies and Procedures on October 13, 2015. Please click on the link to access the policies.

Please click here to see policies.


Please click here to visit the Hood County Library Home Page.

It is the mission of the Hood County Library to serve all residents of the County by offering a wide variety of materials to enrich their personal, educational, and professional growth. Our special mission to children and parents is to encourage a love of reading and a desire for learning.

By offering a well-balanced collection in various formats and by utilizing changing technology, the library strives to help its patrons discover new ideas, the joy of learning, and the power of information.

Services and Collections

The Hood County Library has been in operation since 1965. Our collection contains more than 57,000 items and is continuously updated.

Our services and collections include:
  • OverDrive - an online virtual branch with hundreds of ebooks and audio titles.
  • Hoopla - a digital service that allows library card holders to download ebooks, audiobooks, movies, comics, and music
  • Freegal - downloadable music
  • Access to TexShare Databases
  • Extensive children’s collection
  • Genealogical and local history holdings
  • Interlibrary loans
  • Large print titles
  • Media collection with DVDs and audio books
  • Ongoing paperback sale sponsored by the Friends of the Library
  • Programs for children, teens and adults
  • Public access computers with internet
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Teen center
  • Self-checkout machine
  • Playaway Views
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