Movies & Music

Borrow items anytime

Thousands of eBooks, eAudiobooks, eMagazines, movies, TV shows, comics, and music are available to download or stream using free apps and your Lake Forest Library card.

For help using the apps and accessing Lake Forest Library digital media, visit the Reference Desk or call 847.810.4610.

All Movie & Music Resources from your Library

Freegal Music logo

Music

GO TO FREEGAL.

What you can do with it

Download Sony Music songs to keep forever.

User Guide

Get started with the Freegal app

Amount

3 downloads per week

How to access

App available, search for "freegal" in your app store
Works on iOS, Android, smartphones, tablets ... just install the app
Works in computer browser
Hoopla logo

Movies & TV · eBooks · eAudiobooks · eComics · Music

GO TO HOOPLA.

What you can do with it

Borrow and stream movies, music, eBooks, eAudiobooks, comics, and TV shows.

User Guide

Get started with the Hoopla app

Amount

  • 7 Instant Borrows per month (total for Hoopla plus Hoopla Kids Mode)
  • Get unlimited access to select streaming content for 7 days with a single borrow by using a BingePass
  • Bonus Borrows are a curated collection of popular titles available for unlimited borrowing without using up your monthly borrow limits

Loan Period

3 weeks for eBooks, eAudiobooks, and Comics
3 days for Movies and TV shows
1 week for Music

How to access

App available, search for "hoopla" in your app store
Works on iOS, Android, smartphones, tablets ... just install the app
Works in computer browser
Works with Android TV, Apple TV, Chromecast, Fire TV, and Roku
Hoopla Kids logo

Movies & TV · eBooks · eAudiobooks · eComics · Music

GO TO HOOPLA. Then click KIDS.

What you can do with it

Enable Kids Mode to only show kid-appropriate content in your browse and search results.

User Guide

Get started with the Hoopla app

Amount

7 per month (total for Hoopla plus Hoopla Kids Mode)

Loan Period

3 weeks for eBooks, eAudiobooks, and Comics
3 days for Movies and TV shows
1 week for Music

How to access

App available, search for "hoopla" in your app store
Works on iOS, Android, smartphones, tablets ... just install the app
Works in computer browser
Works with Android TV, Apple TV, Chromecast, Fire TV, and Roku
Kanopy Video

Movies & Documentaries

GO TO KANOPY.

What you can do with it

Watch a wide range of on-demand streaming videos including selections from the Criterion Collection, foreign films, classic cinema, documentaries, and more.

User Guide

Get started with the Kanopy app

Amount

10 per month (total for Kanopy plus Kanopy Kids)

How to access

App available, search for "kanopy" in your app store
Works on iOS, Android, smartphones, tablets ... just install the app
Works in computer browser
Works with Android TV, Apple TV, Chromecast, Fire TV, and Roku
Kanopy Kids logo

Movies & Documentaries

GO TO KANOPY. Then click GO TO KANOPY KIDS.

What you can do with it

Free streaming videos ... Just for kids! Kanopy Kids uses Common Sense Media ratings, making it easy for you to decide what's best for your family.

User Guide

Get started with the Kanopy app

Amount

10 per month (total for Kanopy plus Kanopy Kids)

How to access

App available, search for "kanopy" in your app store
Works on iOS, Android, smartphones, tablets ... just install the app
Works in computer browser
Works with Android TV, Apple TV, Chromecast, Fire TV, and Roku
Libby, Digital Library of Illinois, OverDrive logos

eBooks · eAudiobooks · eMagazines · eComics · Videos

GO TO LIBBY / Digital Library of IL.

What you can do with it

Borrow from a vast collection of eBooks, eAudiobooks, and eMagazines.

User Guides

Get started with the Libby app

How to Download eBooks to a Kindle

Amount

  • 10 eBook/eAudiobook checkouts at a time
  • No limit on eMagazines

Loan Period

7, 14, or 21 days (you choose in Settings or when checking out an item)

How to access

App available, search for "libby" in your app store
Works on iOS, Android, smartphones, tablets, Kindle Fire, Nook ... just install the app
Works on Kindle eInk readers ... just choose Kindle format when checking out an item
Read or listen to titles on a computer with an internet browser by visiting the Digital Library of Illinois