Music, Movies, Television and Audiobooks
Howard County Library System provides free, convenient access to an extensive selection of streaming electronic content.
|Freegal Music: Log in with your library card and PIN to download and stream music. Choose from more than 7 million songs, including Sony Music’s catalog of legendary artists. HCLS customers can download up to three DRM free songs each week and stream up to three hours of music per day. 3 downloads per week and unlimited streaming.
|hoopla: Stream and temporarily download movies, television shows, music albums, audiobooks, eBooks, and comics. Follow the “Sign Up” instructions to begin and then sign in on subsequent visits. There are no hold queues for any hoopla title. No holds lists and borrowing limit of 10 titles per calendar month. Lending period depends on format.
|kanopy: Stream more than 30,000 films, including award-winning documentaries, rare and hard-to-find titles, film festival favorites, indie and classic films, and world cinema. Films can be streamed from any computer, television, mobile device, or platform by downloading the kanopy app for iOS, Android, AppleTV, Chromecast or Roku. Limit of 8 play credits and 3 Great Courses per month. Lending period of 2 to 3 days per title.
For additional assistance with our eresources:
- One-on-One Sessions: HCLS Instructors at all branches now offer one-on-one instruction on how to use the Library’s econtent resources. To schedule a session, call your local branch or fill out our online form.