Downloadable Media

The library is excited to offer Wilmette patrons access to the Hoopla and Kanopy digital collections with their library cards.

Hoopla

Hoopla is a collection of movies, television programs, music, and audiobooks available to Wilmette and Kenilworth cardholders. Media is either streamed through a PC or Mac computer or downloaded to a smartphone or tablet using the Hoopla app. Limit: Ten items per month.

Music albums circulate for 7 days, TV/Movies circulate for 3 days, Books/Audiobooks/Graphic novels circulate for 21 days.

Smartphone/Tablet Instructions

1. Download the free hoopla app from your device’s app store.hoopla

2. New users: Sign up with an email address, password and WPL library card number. No PIN required. Returning users: Log in with your e-mail address and password.

3. Browse through movie and music titles. To see the menu, swipe left to right or touch the menu icon in the top left corner. Use the search box to find a specific title.

4. Tap on an item and click Borrow.

5. The item will be available in Your Account on the menu page.

PC or Mac Computer Instructions

1. Visit https://www.hoopladigital.com

2. New users: Sign up with an email address, password and WPL library card number. No PIN is required. Returning users: Log in with your e-mail address and password.

NOTE: Install WIDEVINE, a free plugin to allow streaming digital content, as prompted

3. Browse through movie and music titles. Use the search box to find a specific title.

4. Select an item and click Borrow.

5. The item will be available under the My Titles menu at the top of the page.

Click here for Hoopla's FAQ Page

Kanopy

 Kanopy is a collection of movies and television programs including content from PBS, The Criterion Collection, The Great Courses, Music Box Films, and many more. Media is streamed through a web browsers or the (coming soon!) Kanopy app for your smartphone or tablet. Limit: 10 items per month.

Smartphone/Tablet Instructions

1. Download the Kanopy app from your device's app store. kanopy

2. New users: Sign up with an e-mail address, password, and WPL library card number and password. Returning users: Log in with your e-mail address and password.

3. Browse through titles by category or search using the box at the top of the page.

4. Select an item and click play.

PC or Mac Computer Instructions

1. Visit https://wilmette.kanopystreaming.com

2. New users: Sign up with an e-mail address, password, and WPL library card number and password. Returning users: Log in with your e-mail address and password.

3. Browse through titles by category or search using the box at the top of the page.

4. Select an item and click play.

Click here for Kanopy's FAQ Page

  • Novelist Plus

     

    novelist

    Use Novelist Plus to find book recommendations, series information, and readalikes. Accessible from home with your Wilmette or Kenilworth library card.

 

Go to top