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eBooks and eAudiobooks

eMediaLibrary

Find eBooks or eAudiobooks from eMediaLibrary, including current and popular titles. Your Hinsdale Public Library card gives you additional access to copies available only to HPL cardholders. Limit of ten titles checked out at a time. Use the Libby app for IOS and Android or the Overdrive app for Amazon Fire to access HPL’s collection. Check out the “Extras” tab in the app to get access to The Great Courses collection.

 

eRead Illinois

Axis360 eBooks and eAudiobooks of popular and classic titles are available through eRead Illinois. Use the Axis360 app for IOS, Android or Amazon Fire.

 

Hoopla

Hoopla offers access to thousands of ebooks and eaudiobooks available for streaming or download.  Hoopla’s collection has comics too, including DC Comics.  Titles are always available and return automatically.  HPL cardholders may borrow 20 Hoopla titles per month. Apps available for IOS, Android, Amazon Fire, Roku, Chromecast, Fire TV, Apple TV and AndroidTV.

 

Biblioboard

Free to any user in Illinois, these ebooks include a curated “Pop Up Picks” collection that rotates quarterly, the Bodlian Library Collection, and titles from the Recovering the Classics series. Apps available for IOS, Android and Amazon Fire.

 

Music

Hoopla

Hoopla’s selection of music for streaming and download crosses all genres and includes Universal Music and Warner Music. From Hamilton to classical, from jazz to Prince, there’s something for everyone.  Titles are always available and return automatically.  HPL cardholders may borrow 20 Hoopla titles per month. Apps available for IOS, Android, Amazon Fire, Roku, Chromecast, Fire TV, Apple TV and AndroidTV.

Movies and TV

Hoopla

Hoopla’s selection of TV and movies are always available for streaming or downloading.  Titles are always available and return automatically.  HPL cardholders may borrow 20 Hoopla titles per month. Apps available for IOS, Android, Amazon Fire, Roku, Chromecast, Fire TV, Apple TV and AndroidTV.

Kanopy 

Kanopy’s streaming collection of films include the Criterion Collection, documentaries, Great Courses and more. Titles are always available and return automatically after 72 hours.  HPL cardholders may borrow eight Kanopy titles per month. Apps available for IOS, Android, Roku, AppleTV, Amazon Fire and FireTV.                                                 

 

The Great Courses

HPL’s Great Courses collection includes over 250 streaming titles. To access them in the browser, click the link above. Follow the instructions and look for the “Extras” link to find The Great Courses. To access them on your phone or tablet, download the Libby app for IOS and Android or the Overdrive app for Amazon Fire. Log in with your library card and then look for the “Extras” link. Watch as many of the 250 Great Courses titles as you’d like during your one-week checkout period!

Magazines

eMediaLibrary

eMediaLibrary now offers over 4000 magazines, including current and popular titles.  Use the Libby app for IOS and Android or the Overdrive app for Amazon Fire to access HPL’s collection.

 

Flipster

Link for Flipster under Magazines and Newspapers on the Online Research & Learning page.

Popular digital magazines including Time, Real Simple, Sky and Telescope, The Atlantic, and Forbes are available through Flipster. Check out current or back issues on your computer or device.  Magazines may be downloaded in the app or streamed in your browser. Apps are available for IOS and Android.

 

Hoopla

Hoopla now offers BingePasses, including one for Magazines! T75+ titles include Country Living, Elle Decor, Food Network Magazine, Golf, Good Housekeeping, Harper’s Bazaar, Inc., Men’s Health, Sports Illustrated, and much more. See all available titles here. To get access, sign in to Hoopla, click Browse, and look for “BingePasses”. All 75+ magazines will be available for 7 days. Apps available for IOS, Android, Amazon Fire, Roku, Chromecast, Fire TV, Apple TV and AndroidTV.