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Watch, listen and read on your computer, phone or tablet — all you need is a Schaumburg Library card!

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Movies & Music


Instantly stream or download videos (movies and TV shows), music, eAudiobooks, eBooks and comics. Limit of 20 borrows per month. Download the Hoopla app for access on your device. Get help with Hoopla.


Watch full-length concert films and music documentaries. Download the Libby app to your device and find Qello under Extras.

Just for Kids

Kanopy Kids

For children ages 2 and up with a focus on ages 2 - 8,  Kanopy Kids offers a diverse selection of educational and entertaining content, including movies, TV series, animated storybooks, live action features and animated favorites. Stream on your computer, TV or mobile device using supported mobile and TV apps.


Stream engaging, interactive and educational shows for kids ages 2 to 8. One borrow gets you unlimited viewing for 7 days. You must download the Hellosaurus iOS or Android app to your mobile device to play this content. No signup needed.

Digital Magazines & Newspapers

Doing some digging? Check out our Newspapers page for access to newspaper archives.

eMagazines via Hoopla

Check out a Binge Pass through Hoopla for access to eMagazines like CosmopolitanMen's Health and Popular Mechanics. Read as many magazines as you'd like during the 7-day checkout period – there's no limit! 


A digital newsstand with popular newspapers and magazines from around the world, including The Chicago Tribune, The Los Angeles TimesThe Guardian, and Newsweek

Daily Herald

Read the daily paper as it appears on newsstands with full-color images, available back to February 2021. Find full-text articles from 1995 through the present.