Library Services

Homebound Delivery

Free delivery of library material to the homebound by our outreach department.


The bookmobile provides library service to the homebound and outlying areas of Hardin County. Additionally, it serves day care centers, respite centers, nursing homes, and assisted living homes. The bookmobile operates on a regular two-week schedule, and is on the road Monday through Friday.

View our Special Summer Stops for 2023

Circulation Policies and Services

Information on the circulation of library materials, holds, and renewals.


Kentucky Libraries Unbound Digital Media Catalog

Downloadable e-book, e-audio, e-music, and e-film. A cooperative venture of Kentucky Public Libraries.

Book Club

Book club that delivers five-minute portions of books via email.

Project Gutenberg

First and largest single collection of free e-books. All titles are in the public domain.

Christian Classics Ethereal Library

Classic Christian works in the public domain.

Email Book Preview

Sign up and get previews of books in your email.

Exam Proctoring

The proctoring of examinations is a service offered by the Hardin County Public Library. The library will offer proctoring services at the Elizabethtown location based on the availability of personnel, facilities and technology to do so.

Interlibrary Loan

If we don’t own a book and you want to read it, we can try to find it.

Meeting Room

A service to local non-profit, educational, and civic groups. For a copy of the meeting room policy and guidelines click here.

Miscellaneous services

Fax, photocopier, tax forms, book drop and more.

Programs and Events

The library has many programs and events each month.

Public Computers

Guidelines on using the Internet and public computers in the Library.

Research Databases

A brief description of paid subscription services available to you.

Mango Languages