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.
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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.