The Ohio Digital Library
The Ohio Digital Library is a digital consortium of 179 Ohio libraries, providing eBooks, digital audiobooks, video and periodicals to Ohio citizens. The libraries share a collection of digital media of eBooks, audiobooks, video and periodicals. The Ohio Digital Library is a program of the State Library of Ohio and is supported in whole or in part by federal Institute of Museums and Library Services funds, awarded to the State Library of Ohio. To access the Ohio Digital Library collection, go to http://ohdbks.overdrive.com/
Tablets and Smartphones (iPad/iPhone, Kindle Fire, Android devices, NOOK HD, etc.)
Windows and Mac Computers
Hoopla Digital, an online digital media service, gives library card holders access to borrow movies, music, audiobooks, eBooks, comics and TV shows to enjoy on your computer, tablet, or smartphone. With no waiting, you can stream titles instantly through your desktop browser or with the Hoopla mobile app. If you use the Hoopla mobile app, you can also download titles to your device for offline playback later, where Wi-Fi may be unavailable. Titles are automatically returned and removed from your device at the end of the lending period.
Step-by-step instructions: Hoopla Instructions
Kanopy has over 30,000 documentaries, classic and indie films available to Clark County Public Library cardholders and also a special section just for kids films – Kanopy Kids. Kanopy is a stream only service. You will need an internet connection in order to play the films. Kanopy films can be streamed on computers (Windows or Mac), tablets and smartphones with the Kanopy app, and also on additional streaming streaming platforms such as Roku, Apple TV and Chromecast.
Step-by-step instructions: Kanopy Instructions
Acorn TV streams world-class mysteries, dramas, and comedies from Britain and beyond, including a full slate of original and exclusive programming. Just like Netflix, you can binge-watch popular shows like Doc Martin, Midsomer Murders, Inspector George Gently, Vera, Murdoch Mysteries, and more. With thousands of hours of commercial-free programming and new shows added weekly, there’s always something to watch. Acorn TV is currently available on Roku, Amazon Fire TV and Fire TV stick, Apple TV, iPhone/iPad, Android smartphones and tablets, Chromecast, and on laptops, desktops, and tablets via browser.
Step-by-step instructions: Acorn TV Instructions
The Great Courses Library Collection
The Great Courses Library Collection is a subscription video on demand service provided by RBdigital. With thousands of in-depth videos by the world’s greatest professors, you’ll always have something fascinating to learn about. There are never any commercials no matter how much you watch, and you can pause, rewind, fast forward or re-watch as often as you like. The Great Courses Library Collection can be enjoyed on the web using a desktop, laptop, tablet or smartphone. You must have an active internet connection to stream videos.
Step-by-step instructions: The Great Courses Instructions