About KHCPL

The library is a vital component in an engaged and thriving community. We create opportunities for our community to become its best.

The Kokomo-Howard County Public Library has four locations:

KHCPL Main, 220 N. Union St., Kokomo, IN 46901

KHCPL South, 1755 E. Center Rd., Kokomo, IN 46902 – SITE OF THE DISCOVER TECH EXHIBIT

KHCPL Russiaville, 355 Mesa Dr., Russiaville, IN 46979

KHCPL Outreach, 305 E. Mulberry St., Kokomo, IN 46901

In addition, we have a digital branch, KHCPL.org, and two bookmobiles: Adventure and Discover.

Items You Can Check Out

KHCPL has a host of materials and resources those in our taxing district can borrow:

  • books
  • ebooks
  • audiobooks
  • magazines
  • CD's
  • DVD's
  • iPads
  • Launchpads
  • Google Chrome Books to use inside the library
  • Wifi Hotspots
  • WiFi hotspot with projector for businesses to borrow

Digital Resources

Patrons with iOS and Android devices have a number of FREE digital services from which to choose:

  • Freegal (music downloads and livestreaming)
  • Hoopla (movies, TV shows, comic books, ebooks, audiobooks, and music)
  • Overdrive (magazines, ebooks, and audiobooks)
  • Zinio (read magazines)
  • Mango Languages (learn a foreign language at your own pace)
  • Genealogy and local history databases
  • Databases for businesses, hobbyists, children, and more

Additional Oppurtunites for YOU

KHCPL also offers

  • Mylibraryrewards (Earn points for each item checked out and redeem to receive discounts and special offers from participating businesses)
  • Teacher Delivery Service (You tell us what subject matter you’ll be studying and we’ll gather a number of materials and deliver them to you)
  • Community Garden (use our land to grow fresh fruits and veggies)
  • sewing machines
  • 2 3-D Printers
  • Dash and Dot robots to teach kids computer coding
  • littleBits (easy-to-use electronic building blocks that empower you to invent)
  • computer labs
  • mobile computer lab to take to places in the community
  • technology classes
  • programs for all ages
  • notary services
  • partnership with AARP to provide free tax federal and state filings
  • study rooms
  • meeting rooms
  • free coloring sheets
  • board games to play at our facilities
  • puzzles
  • public copiers and fax machines

We come to YOU

When you can’t come to the library, our Outreach Services come to you! 2 bookmobiles stop at schools, senior facilities, and neighborhoods We deliver books to those who are homebound temporarily or permanently.

Discover Tech: Engineers Make a World of Difference, a traveling exhibition for libraries, is part of the STAR Library Education Network (STAR_Net) led by the Space Science Institute’s National Center for Interactive Learning. Exhibit partners include the Lunar and Planetary Institute, the National Girls Collaborative Project, and the American Library Association. Discover Tech is supported through a grant from the National Science Foundation.Locally, Discover Tech is made possible by a grant from the Community Foundation of Howard County, a donation from the Friends of the Kokomo-Howard County Public Library, Delphi Electronics & Safety, and KHCPL.