Digital Movies & Music


kanopy logoStream award-winning documentaries, rare and hard to find titles, film festival favorites, indie and classic films, and world cinema with your library card. With the motto of “thoughtful entertainment,” Kanopy provides Lincolnwood residents with access to films of unique social and cultural value.

Borrow up to 5 titles per month.

  • Check out titles for 3 days
  • Play credits reset on the 1st of the month
  • Lincolnwood Library resident cardholders only
  • Available on any computer, television, mobile device or platform by downloading the Kanopy app for iOS, Android, Apple TV or Chromecast or visiting Lincolnwood’s Kanopy website.

Learn how to sign up and play movies on your device.

hoopla digital

hooplaappStream or download movies and music to your mobile device or computer. To use hoopla on the go, install the free app from Google Play or the Apple App store. To use hoopla on a computer, visit the hoopla website.

Borrow up to 12 items per month.

  • Movies & TV episodes: check out for 3 days
  • Music albums: check out for 1 week
  • eAudiobooks, eBooks, and comics: check out for 3 weeks

Learn how to download or stream to your device.

Kids can explore hoopla digital using Kids Mode, a setting that shows only material geared for children up to 12 years of age. Learn how to activate Kids Mode with our user guide.