Stream & Download

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.

Try our YouTube How-To Playlist to learn how to use these resources.

Any questions? Call the Reference Desk at 203-245-7365 or email


Kanopy showcases 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.

Scranton Library Kanopy landing page

Help with other questions


With OverDrive’s Libby app, you can download thousands of free eBooks, audiobooks, and magazines.

Get the OverDrive Libby App
Getting Started with Libby Help Sheet
Browse OverDrive Titles
OverDrive Help

Palace Project

The Palace Project provides e-books and audiobooks through the Connecticut State Library and partnering libraries.

With the Palace app, you will have access to titles from the digital collections of Scranton Library (through OverDrive), the Connecticut State Library, Digital Public Library of America’s Open Bookshelf, and New York Public Library’s Instant Classics. (You must still read magazines through the Libby app.)

Download the Palace app and look for E.C. Scranton Memorial Library. You must type in your library card to log in and download books.

Palace app for Android

Palace app for iOS

Getting Started Guide