Downloadable Media

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


Hoopla is a collection of movies, television programs, music albums, and books/audiobooks/graphic novels available to Wilmette and Kenilworth cardholders. Content 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.

Hoopla - Tutorial


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.

Kanopy - Tutorial

  • Novelist Plus



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


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