Get your news and culture fix with free streaming movies, music and magazines.
Watch, listen and read on your computer, phone or tablet - all you need is a Schaumburg Library card!
Need help? Send an email to our eMedia Help Desk at eMedia@stdl.org.
Movies & Music
Instantly stream or download videos (movies and TV shows), music, eAudiobooks, eBooks and comics. Note: As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, the checkout limit has been extended to 20 per month. Download the Hoopla app for access on your device. Get help with Hoopla.
Stream documentaries, classic movies and indie films. Limit of 10 plays per month. Download the Kanopy app for access on your device. Get help with Kanopy.
Digital Magazines & Newspapers
Doing some digging? Check out our Newspapers page for access to newspaper archives.
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.
Read the daily paper as it appears on newsstands with full-color images, available back to 2018. Find full-text articles from 1986 through the present.
Full, unlimited access to the New York Times website, including digitized archives back to 1851. For in-Library use, just visit NYTimes.com and create an account. For at-home use, activate a three-day subscription and create an account. When the subscription runs out, come back to the Library's website to extend it.