Ebooks & Magazines

Hidalgo County Library System eLibrary

Access free e-Books and audiobooks using the Hidalgo County Library System cloudLibrary database that you can access at the Sekula Memorial Library website.

A Sekula Memorial Library card or one from an Hidalgo County Library is required to access cloudLibrary.

This service is available to all residents of Hidalgo County to use completely free of charge. Hidalgo County’s electronic library is primarily to increase readership and community wellbeing in a new and innovative fashion. The new library is intended to combat illiteracy and provide reading opportunities to the citizens of Hidalgo.

To access cloudLibrary please click here!

Download cloudLibrary app at: Apple App Store Google Play Store

For more information contact the library at (956 )383-6246.

cloudlibrary instructions


Access free digital magazines and newspapers using the Hidalgo County Library System cloudLibrary NewsStand database that you can access at the Sekula Memorial Library website.

A Sekula Memorial Library card or one from an Hidalgo County Library is required to access cloudLibrary NewsStand.

This service is available to all residents of Hidalgo County to use completely free of charge. Hidalgo County’s electronic library is primarily to increase readership and community wellbeing in a new and innovative fashion. The new library is intended to combat illiteracy and provide reading opportunities to the citizens of Hidalgo.

To access cloudLibrary NewStandplease click here!

Download cloudLibrary NewsStand app at: Apple App Store Google Play Store

For more information contact the library at (956 )383-6246.

cloudlibrary newsstand instructions


E-Read Texas (SimplyE)

E-Read Texas offers more than 10,000 e-books that includes popular fiction and non-fiction, as well as a collection of more than 600 books for children grades K through 8. The collection also features a library of Texas-related works published by Texas university presses, such as Texas A&M University Press and the University of Texas Press. With more than 1,700 titles, this collection focuses on Texas history, geography, nature, and many other topics. 

A Dustin M. Sekula Memorial Library card is required to download e-books.  If you do not have a library card, please call the library at (956) 383-6246 for information on how to obtain one!

Download SimplyE app at: Apple App Store | Google Play Store

Click here for E-Read Texas (SimplyE) Instructions for: Android and Apple iOS.

Click here for E-Read Texas (SimplyE) Troubleshooting.

SimplyE App not compatible with:

  • Any iOS devices using iOS 9.3.6 or older
  • Any Android devices using Android 4.4.4 or older
  • Nook e-readers
  • Kindle e-readers and tablets
  • Kobo e-readers
  • Web Version Not Available!


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