Get eBooks, Stream Movies & Music, etc.


Directions for streaming a collection of movies from Kanopy:


The Oakland Public Library is offering KANOPY, a streaming service that offers over 30,000 movies entirely free for library card holders!  Download the app to your tablet. You can also go straight to the Oakland Kanopy page here: to get started.  Card holders are each entitled to free 10 streams per month, and Kanopy is available anywhere you have internet access.  Each stream or play credit is active for 3 days (72 hours).  Have questions?  Stop in and ask us how to access and enjoy Kanopy today. 



Directions for Online Training Library:


Go to to get started.


Enter your Library card number and password - that's it! 

Lynda is a leading online learning platform that helps anyone learn business, software, technology and creative skills to achieve personal and professional goals. Oakland Public Library cardholders now have access to the video library of engaging, top-quality courses taught by recognized industry experts. With tutorials in five languages, Lyndsa is a global platform for success.


Directions for a collection of downloadable eBooks & eAudiobooks
from Overdrive/Libby App:


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Go to to get started. 




Directions for a collection of streaming and downloadable movies, tv series, music and audiobooks on Hoopla:

hoopla**Hoopla Update**

The Oakland Public Library now offers the Hoopla service for Oakland residents with a library card.  Oakland patrons will receive 10 checkouts per month.

Go online to to access Hoopla Digital or download the Hoopla Digital app

Please call us if you need assistance with Hoopla at 201-337-3742 xt. 7004.




Directions for accessing Rosetta Stone, the world's best language-learning software:


1. Click on the Rosetta Stone icon above.
2. Enter your Library Card 14-digit barcode.
3. Enter your email address, create a password, and select a language.

If you need assistance for any downloadable or streaming content, please call the library at 201-337-3742. We can assist you over the phone or you can schedule an appointment to come into the library and receive help as well.


Directions for accessing the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Chicago Tribune, LA Times and more digitally:


Click on the PROQUEST Icon on the top of the library home page, or click on the icon below and follow the prompts. You will need your Oakland Public Library card to do this.


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