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New as of November 1! Introducing Kanopy tickets: Instead of play credits, you’ll now get 50 tickets each month to watch films from Oak Park Public Library. You’ll see the number of tickets and access period for each film next to the play button. Films appear on your Continue Watching list with the remaining time in your access period. Kanopy Kids titles don’t use tickets, so you can watch as many kid-friendly titles as you’d like. More about how tickets work »
About Kanopy: More than 30,000 feature films, documentaries, educational videos, and TV shows, from The Criterion Collection, The Great Courses, Music Box, First Run Features, Breaking Glass, Cohen Film Collection, and more. Available on iOS, Android, Fire Tablet, and in browser on laptop/desktop; stream via Android TV, Apple TV, Chromecast, Fire TV, and Roku. Need help? Explore the help page »
Checkout periods & lending limits
- No holds, no waiting
- Get 50 tickets each month to watch
- See the number of tickets needed for each film next to the play button
- The number of available tickets resets at midnight on the first day of each month
- Unlimited checkouts of all content on Kanopy Kids
- Lending period: Varies by film, see the access period next to the play button
- Kanopy requires first-time users to create a username and password. You will need to remember this username and password to log in next time.
- Kanopy Kids: A collection for children highlighting films and TV series that help kids develop empathy, mindfulness, and self-esteem through entertaining and educational videos, with Common Sense Media ratings to ensure parents have clear guidelines on which films are age-appropriate.
Online learning platform with video tutorials to learn business, software, technology, and creative skills to achieve personal and professional goals.
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- Get step-by-step instructions on how to set up an account:
- Free app available for iOS () and Android (). After downloading and opening the app on your device, follow the directions below to sign in (view a step-by-step graphic):
- Select the Sign in button.
- Select Sign in with your library card.
- When prompted for your library ID, enter oppl and press the Continue button.
- Enter your Oak Park library card number and PIN. Press the Continue button.
Full-text database containing plot summaries and synopses, literary criticism, author biographies, literary journal articles, poems, and short stories.
Media on Demand is the library’s largest and most popular collection of ebooks and audiobooks, offering more than 60,000 fiction and nonfiction titles, as well as the latest issues of more than 4,000 magazines—including The Economist, The New Yorker, and Bon Appétit—and more than 1,200 videos (ranging from animated kids shorts to documentaries to feature films and only available for streaming through the web browser, not the Libby app). Need help? Explore how-to articles, watch an instructional video, and contact us »
Checkout periods & lending limits
- Check out 20 items and place 20 holds at a time
- Lending periods:
- Ebooks, audiobooks, and magazines: 7-21 days
- Videos (available in the web browser, but not Libby): 3-7 days
- Media on Demand/Libby users benefit from access to thousands of shared titles through the library’s consortium. In addition, Oak Park purchases copies of many titles available only to Oak Park cardholders. Therefore, wait times are often shorter than initially indicated.
- Oak Park librarians create customized digital bookshelves
- Titles can be renewed
- Special reading rooms for kids and teens
- Recommend 3 titles every 7 days