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Exploring Beverly Hills Public Library Digital Media

A current Beverly Hills Public Library card is required to access the resources listed. Enter a library card number when prompted.
As our digital media services are being offered by a variety of different digital media providers, terms of their check out policies differ.
Please refer to the bottom of this page for more information.


A new digital media service, offering access to a multitude of eBook and comics/graphic novel titles. Enjoy them from your computer, tablet or smartphone! Internet Explorer is not supported by Hoopla.
Overdrive - 90210 To Go (eBooks)

Download digital books on your computer, e-reader, portable or mobile device. The eBook collection is supported by donations from Bette Harris and the Friends of the Beverly Hills Public Library.

Discover books from local authors, timeless classics and Library Journal's Top Indie Picks. Supported by the Friends of the Beverly Hills Public Library.

An interactive literacy resource that builds a love of reading and learning online. BookFlix pairs classic fictional video storybooks from Weston Woods with nonfiction eBooks from Scholastic to reinforce reading skills and develop essential real-world knowledge and understanding.
Enki Library

is a California eBook platform created by librarians, where you will find popular indie fiction and nonfiction genres including romance, mysteries, graphic novels, crafts, encyclopedias, cookbooks, short stories, essays, study guides as well as classic literature with new, original book jacket art. Indulge your curiosity!
Gale Virtual Reference Library

A database of encyclopedias and specialized reference sources for multidisciplinary research. Subjects include: Arts, Biography, Business, Education, Environment, History, Publishing, Law, Literature, Medicine, Multicultural Studies, Religion, Science, Social Science, and Travel.
World Book e-books

World Book e-books are designed to engage, entertain, and educate across grades K-12.
Digital Magazines
Streaming Services
Digital Audiobooks
eBooks for Kids and Teens
Recommended Free eBooks
Check out policies for digital media services


Audiobooks check out for 14 days with a maximum check out of 3 items. They can be renewed once for 7 days.
eBooks check out for 7 days with a maximum checkout of 1 item. They can be renewed once for 7 days.
Magazines (Zinio) allows unlimited online viewing and download of magazines and checkout is permanent.
Streaming channels (Acorn TV, Pongalo, InstantFlix, Qello, Method Test Prep, and Great Courses Library Collection) are checked out as a whole channel not individual programs.

Checkout is for 7 days. You may only checkout one channel at a time. During your 7 day checkout of the channel you have unlimited access to all the programs on the channel. (E.g. if I checkout Acorn TV today, I can watch anything on the channel for the next 7 days. I cannot use Pongalo, Instantflix, Method Test Prep, Great Courses or Qello until the 7 day check out of Acorn TV is completed.

Transparent Language works like a database and allows unlimited access.


Hoopla is check out by title model which includes audiobooks, eBooks, comics, movies, TV series, and music. Login with your library card and checkout 5 items (checkouts) per month. Length of checkout:
Audiobooks – 21 days
Comics – 21 days
eBooks – 21 days
Movies – 3 days
Television – 3 days
Music – 7 days


Overdrive is a check out by title model which includes audiobooks, eBooks and movies. Login with your library card to set-up an account and checkout 3 titles at a time. No limit on the number per month. Length of checkout:

eBooks – 7-14 days
Audiobooks – 7-14 days
Videos – 7-14 days


Enki is a check out by title model which includes eBooks, study aids, and comics. Login with your library card. You can checkout 20 books at a time no monthly limits.

Length of checkout – 21 days


Flipster allows unlimited online viewing and downloading of magazines and check out is permanent.

Kanopy (coming soon!)

Kanopy is a checkout by title model which includes movies and tv series. Login with your library card and create an account. You can checkout 10 items per month.

Check out is for 72 hours or 3 days. The item can be viewed as many times as you want during the check out.