The Reference Department is your ideal stop for any information or help you require. Our reference department consists of the Reference Desk, where our staff can help you find what you’re looking for, be it in digital or print format; our Reference computers, where you can look up information yourself, check your email or fill out job applications; and our Reference Collection — not just dictionaries and encyclopedias written on many hundreds of subjects, but also online databases, which you can access at the library or from home. Whether you\’re looking for a phone number for a company, want to use a computer, or need help researching a school topic, the Reference Department is here to help!

Computer Services

The Library staff can help you learn to use our computers to create resumes, file unemployment claims, practice for standardized tests, use e-mail, renew your state licenses online, and explore many other computer resources.

  • 13 internet stations: 60 minutes/day with your library card number and 6 digit pin.
  • Don’t live in our district? Ask for a visitor pass, good for 60 minutes/day.
  • Public scanner available
  • Low Vision/ADA computer station
  • Need to print? $.20/page black & white, $1.00/page color

Sorry – no personal disks or drives may be accessed using library computers. If you have a file you need to open or print, you can send it to yourself in an email and open it from there, or use services like Dropbox or Google Drive to store and access your files online.

Frequently Requested Online Assistance

Here’s a list of the most-requested links at the Reference Desk. Click the topic to expand your options.

Indiana State Government Websites

Indiana Department of Workforce Development – File for unemployment, check your benefits

Indiana Career Connect – File for unemployment, check your benefits

Indiana Department of Revenue – File income taxes online, get forms & info

Indiana Statewide Voter Registration – Register to vote

Indiana State Do Not Call list – Stop unsolicited calls on your home, cell, and fax phones

Indiana Attorney General – File consumer, fraud, insurance, medical, or mortgage complaints

Indiana Department of Natural Resources – Explore the outdoors

Indiana Outdoor Online Licensing – Purchase a DNR hunting, fishing, or trapping license

Search the Indiana Sex & Violent Offender Registry or perform a Limited Criminal History Search

Indiana State Police – Check road and weather conditions, access Amber Alerts, or license a firearm

Indiana Family & Social Services Administration – Apply for Hoosier Healthwise, Medicaid, Food Stamps, and other benefits

Indiana Judicial Branch – Find court forms, case histories, and much more

Indiana General Assembly – Find your state legislators, access the Indiana Code(Indiana laws), or the Indiana Administrative Code

Indiana Pro Bono Commission – Get free legal assistance

Indiana Department of Education – Access State Academic Standards, ISTEP+, homeschooling information, and much more

Looking for a form? Find it here!

Most federal & state forms are available at the Library, as well as online:

Federal Income Tax Forms: Internal Revenue Service

State Income Tax Forms: Indiana Department of Revenue

Free tax preparation, if you made less than $50,000 last year: Community Connections: VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance)

Federal Bankruptcy forms & information: Federal Bankruptcy Information & Forms

Indiana State Forms (other than income tax forms):  Indiana State Forms Online Catalog

Do-It-Yourself (Pro Se) Legal Forms:

Meeting Room Facilities

The Huntington City-Township Public Library meeting room area may be used by Huntington Township or Markle groups for meetings of a cultural, educational, informational, or civic nature at the discretion of the director.

Two (2) meeting areas are available. The two areas are rated for occupancy of 40 people in one room and 50 people in the other. They can be combined for one 90-person room. Gathering areas other than meeting rooms, such as story hour areas, are not available for public use. A group may only use library meeting rooms once in a given month.

Inter-Library Loan

Would you like to borrow an item that we don’t have but another library does? Use Inter-Library Loan (ILL) to get it! Bring your library card to either HCTPL location and ask the library staff about requesting items through our Inter-Library Loan Service! Call 356-0824 or stop by the Reference Desk for more information.