Madison residents have several choices for downloadable and streaming collections. Apps are available for your device where noted. You can also find many of the book titles in these collections in the library catalog.
Kanopy showcases more than 30,000 of the world’s best films, including award-winning documentaries, rare and hard-to-find titles, film festival favorites, classic films, and world cinema with collections from Kino Lorber, Music Box Films, Samuel Goldwyn, The Orchard, Criterion Collection, The Great Courses, PBS and thousands of independent filmmakers.
Kanopy Borrowing Details:
- 5 films per month
- No waiting lists or fines
- A 72-hour loan period
- Your borrowing limit resets on the first of each month
With OverDrive’s Libby app, you can download thousands of free eBooks and audiobooks, including fiction and nonfiction bestsellers. OverDrive’s Libby app is recommended because it is especially easy to use, but you can use the OverDrive app if you prefer.
You can download audiobooks, e-books, and magazines through RBdigital. This collection also includes audio from The Great Courses series.
Note: RBDigital e-books and audiobooks are transitioning to the OverDrive platform and will soon be available on the Libby or OverDrive apps.
Collections of e-book titles from E.C. Scranton Memorial Library (OverDrive/Libby) and e-book and e-audiobook titles from the State Library (RBdigital) are available using the SimplyE app, designed by the New York Public Library.
Download the app:
You can visit eGO’s page for more on how to install and use SimplyE.