Batavia Public Library

Movies, Music & Magazines​

Movies

DVDs – The Library’s collection includes popular movies, documentaries, instructional films and more.
  Search for DVDs in the Library catalog.


hoopla

  • Borrow up to 5 titles per month
  • Stream or download
  • All titles are instantly available: no waiting, no holds!
  • Movies & TV episodes are available for 72 hours
  • Read, listen or watch digital content using the hoopla app
  • hoopla help

kanopy

  • Stream over 30,000 films
  •  Includes The Criterion Collection, The Great Courses, and PBS
  • Thousands of independent filmmakers
  • All titles are instantly available: no waiting, no holds!
  • Movies & documentaries are available for 3 days
  • Borrow up to 10 titles per month
  • Watch movies using the kanopy app on a compatible device
  • kanopy – getting started
  • kanopy help

Music

  Search for MUSIC in the Library catalog.


hoopla

  • Borrow up to 5 titles per month
  • Stream or download
  • All titles are instantly available: no waiting, no holds!
  • Music albums are available for 7 days
  • Read, listen or watch digital content using the hoopla app
  • hoopla help
  • Hoopla – Getting Started

Magazines

  Search for MAGAZINES in the library catalog.

PressReader – Full text of current issues of more than 7,000 magazines and newspapers worldwide. To access:

  1. From pressreader.com or the PressReader app, select Sign in.
  2. Choose Libraries & Groups.
  3. Search for and select Batavia Public Libraryfrom the dropdown menu
  4. Click the Sign-in button
  5. Enter your Batavia Public Library card number and PIN and press Sign in.

PressReader Tutorial (PDF)

Hoopla BingePass includes hoopla Magazines with access to current issues of many popular, in-demand magazines like CosmopolitanEsquireReader’s DigestSports Illustrated for Kids, and many more.

Barrie H. Thorpe Batavia Illinois Public Library Collection – 

78rpm shellac discs donated from the Batavia Public Library Thorpe Collection to the Archive of Contemporary Music and digitized by George Blood, LP for the Internet Archive.