Downloadable Media

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Hoopla is a collection of movies, television programs, music, and audiobooks available to Wilmette and Kenilworth cardholders. Media is either streamed through a PC or Mac computer or downloaded to a smartphone or tablet using the Hoopla app.

Limit: Ten items per month.

Music may be checked out for seven days;

Movies/TV may be checked out for three days.

Audiobooks may be checked out for 21 days.

Hoopla Tutorial

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Smartphone/Tablet

1. Download the free hoopla app from your device’s app store.hoopla

2. New users: Sign up with an email address, password and WPL library card number. No PIN required. Returning users: Login with your e-mail address and password.

3. Browse through movie and music titles. To see the menu, swipe left to right or touch the menu icon in the top left corner. Use the search box to find a specific title.

4. Tap on an item and click Borrow.

5. The item will be available in Your Account on the menu page.

PC or Mac Computer

1. Visit hoopladigital.com

2. New users: Sign up with an email address, password and WPL library card number. No PIN is required. Returning users: Login with your e-mail address and password.

NOTE: Install WIDEVINE, a free plugin to allow streaming digital content, as prompted

3. Browse through movie and music titles. Use the search box to find a specific title.

4. Select an item and click Borrow.

5. The item will be available under the My Titles menu at the top of the page.

Click here for Hoopla's FAQ Page

 

The Library offers Nooks and iPads for residents of Wilmette and Kenilworth

Nooks may be checked out for three weeks and iPads may be checked out for two weeks.  The devices come pre-loaded with many books.  If the devices are all checked out, you may place a hold on the device and you will be notified when it becomes available for you.  The links below will take you to the devices as they are listed in the catalog.  From here you may see which books are loaded on the devices and whether a device is available for checkout.

iPads                                                       Nooks

 

Brainfuse

  • ONE-ON-ONE TUTORING  in math, reading, science and writing for K through junior college   
  • individual attention from carefully selected tutors through a kid-friendly online classroom    
  • resume and letter writing assistance   
  • available 2-11 pm seven days a week (few holiday exceptions)
  • language lab and writing lab    

Gale Courses

  • Self-guided courses on a variety of topics
  • Courses are facilitated by credentialed instructors
  • Courses are all inclusive: view or print lessons, do assignments, and take quizes & exams

Lynda.com

  • online video learning service
  • covers software applications and creative and business skills
  • over 2,000 courses with advanced sessions
  • known for its excellent teachers and in-depth coverage of topics

Mango Languages

  • online learning modules of over 50 languages
  • easy, intuitive interactive tools
  • practical conversational skills and valuable cultural insight for a foreign language
  • also provides modules for some English language learners

 

 

Downloadable Magazines

Zinio

Zinio is a digital publishing company that distributes digital editions of printed publications, including magazines. Wilmette & Kenilworth residents who set up an account have access to over 90 different magazines downloadable to their computer, tablet, or smartphone.

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Zinio Tutorial

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Zinio FAQ

Complete List of Titles

Bold text indicates the current issue is available.

Allrecipes
Allure
The American Poetry Review
The American Spectator
Aperture
Architectural Digest
Architectural Record
Ask
Babybug
Beadwork
Better Homes and Gardens
Bicycling
Billboard Magazine
BirdWatching
Bloomberg Businessweek
Boating
Bon Appetit
Brides
Canoe & Kayak
Car and Driver
Chicago Magazine
Cicada
Click
Cloth Paper Scissors
Cobblestone
Conde Nast Traveler
Consumer Reports
Cook's Illustrated
Cosmopolitan
Cricket
Crochet Traditions
Decor
Details
Diabetic Living
Dig
Digital Photo
Discover
Do It Yourself
Dwell
EatingWell
The Economist
Elle
ELLE DECOR
ESPN The Magazine
Esquire
Faces
Family Circle
Family Handyman
Field & Stream
Food Network Magazine
Forbes
Foreign Policy
Garden Design
Girls' Life
Glamour
Gluten-Free Living
Golf Digest
Good Housekeeping
GQ
Harper's Bazaar
Harvard Business Review
HELLO! magazine
HGTV Magazine
Home Theater
iD (Ideas & Discoveries)
In Touch Weekly
Inc. Magazine
Islands
J-14
Kiplinger's Personal Finance
Knitter's Magazine
Ladies Home Journal
Ladybug
Life & Style Weekly
Lucky
Macworld
Marie Claire
Martha Stewart Living
Martha Stewart Weddings
Men's Fitness
Men's Health
Men's Journal
mental_floss
Midwest Living
MOTHER EARTH NEWS
Mother Jones
Motor Trend
Muse
The Nation
National Geographic Interactive
National Geographic Traveler Interactive
New York Review of Books
The New Yorker
Newsweek
NYLON
O, The Oprah Magazine

OK! Magazine
OUT
Outdoor Life
Outside
Parenting
Parenting School Years
PC Magazine
PCWorld
Petersen's PHOTOgraphic
Popular Mechanics
Popular Science
Prevention
Quilting Arts Magazine
Rachael Ray Every Day
Reader's Digest
Rodale’s Organic Life
Rolling Stone
Runner's World
Saveur
Science Illustrated
SELF
Seventeen
Shape
Shop Smart
Ski Magazine
Smithsonian Magazine
Snowboarder
Soap Opera Digest
Spider
Star Magazine
Teen Vogue
Today's Golfer
Town & Country
Transworld Skateboarding
Us Weekly
Vanity Fair
Vegetarian Today
Vibe Magazine
VIVmag
Vogue
W Magazine
The Week Magazine
Weight Watchers
WIRED
Woman's Day
Women's Health
Woodcraft Magazine
Working Mother
Yoga Journal

Compatible Devices

 

 

INFORMATION AND RESEARCH DATABASES

A to Z list or select by Category

Business/Investment    Consumer Interest    Downloadable Books     Encylopedias     Genealogy     Health     Homework Help      Literature      Newspapers/Magazines     Phone Directory     Science/Technology     Test Prep/Skills Building

Database

Category

Available Remotely?

American DecadesHomework Help

Yes

Ancestry Library EditionGenealogy

No

AskArt - see Librarian for accessConsumer Interest

No

Business e-resourcesBusiness/Investment

Yes

Business Insights, Global (formerly Business Resource Ctr)Business/Investment
Homework Help

Yes

Chicago Tribune 1985 -Newspaper and Magazine

Yes

Chicago Tribune Historical 1849-1986Newspaper and Magazine

Yes

Children's Literature DatabaseHomework Help
Literature

Yes

Children's Literature Database (within the Library)

No

Consumer Reports and Cars Best Deal Plus Consumer Interest
Health and Medicine

Yes

Consumers' CheckbookConsumer Interest
Business/Investment

No

Consumers' Checkbook - remote usersConsumer Interest
Business/Investment

Yes

CultureGramsHomework Help
Encyclopedia

Yes

Dictionary of American HistoryHomework Help

Yes

Encyclopedia BritannicaEncyclopedia
Homework Help

Yes

Encyclopedia of African-American Culture and HistoryHomework Help
Encyclopedia

Yes

Encyclopedia of Global Warming (Salem Press)Homework Help
Encyclopedia
Science and Technology

Yes

Facts On File Homework Help

Yes

Facts On File World News DigestHomework Help

Yes

FindMyPastGenealogy

No

FirstSearch (call Ref Desk for login)Newspaper and Magazine
Homework Help
Health and Medicine

Yes

Gale CoursesTest Prep/Skills Building
Homework Help

Yes

Gale Directory LibraryBusiness/Investment

Yes

GreenFILENewspaper and Magazine
Health and Medicine
Homework Help

Yes

Grzimek's Animal Life EncyclopediaHomework Help
Encyclopedia
Science and Technology

Yes

Heritage Quest Online Genealogy

Yes

History Resources Salem PressHomework Help
Encyclopedia

Yes

Hoopla DigitalDownloadable Books

Yes

Infotrac Magazine ArticlesHomework Help
Literature
Newspaper and Magazine

Yes

Issues and ControversiesHomework Help

Yes

JobNowBusiness/Investment
Test Preparation

Yes

Legal FormsBusiness/Investment
Consumer Interest

Yes

LexisNexis (Legal cases not available remotely)Business/Investment

Yes

LexisNexis (within the library)Business/Investment

No

Literary Resources All-in-one (Gale Artemis) Homework Help
Literature

Yes

Literature Resource Center Homework Help
Literature

Yes

Live Homework Help - BrainfuseHomework Help
Test Preparation

Yes

Lynda.comBusiness/Investment
Test Prep/Skills Building
Homework Help

Yes

Mango LanguagesHomework Help
Test Preparation

Yes

Medical Guide Magill'sHealth and Medicine
Encyclopedia

Yes

Medline (call Ref Desk for login)Health and Medicine

Yes

Mergent ArchivesBusiness/Investment

Yes

Mergent IntellectBusiness/Investment
Phone Directory

Yes

Morningstar (In the Library)Business/Investment

No

Morningstar (Remote Access)Business/Investment

Yes

Musicians & Composers of the 20th CenturyEncyclopedias
Literature
Homework Help

Yes

MUZZY Language LearningHomework Help

Yes

MUZZY Language Learning (within the library)Homework Help

No

MyMediaMallE-Books
Downloadable Books

Yes

New York Times (1980 to present)Newspaper and Magazine
Homework Help

Yes

New York Times Historical (1851-2003)Newspaper and Magazine
Literature
Homework Help

Yes

Newspapers.comGenealogy
Newspapers/Magazines

Yes

Niche AcademyDownloadable Books
Newspapers/Magazines

Yes

Novelist PlusLiterature

Yes

OneClick Digital (Recorded Books)Downloadable Books

Yes

Oxford English DictionaryHomework Help

Yes

PebbleGoHomework Help
Encyclopedias

Yes

PebbleGo NextHomework Help
Encyclopedias

Yes

Poetry and Poets - Critical Surveys Literature
Homework Help

Yes

Press Display Around the WorldNewspaper and Magazine

Yes

Proquest News and MagazinesNewspaper and Magazine

Yes

Readers Guide to Periodical Literature 1890-1982Newspaper and Magazine
Homework Help
Literature

Yes

Reference Books Online (Gale Virtual Ref Lib)Homework Help
Health and Medicine
Business/Investment

Yes

Reference USA Telephone listingsBusiness/Investment
Residential/Business Phone Directory

Yes

S&P Net AdvantageBusiness/Investment

Yes

Small Business ResourcesBusiness/Investment

Yes

The Solar SystemScience and Technology
Homework Help

Yes

Today's ScienceHomework Help
Science and Technology

Yes

TumblebooksDownloadable Books

Yes

Wall Street Journal (ProQuest)Newspaper and Magazine
Business/Investment

Yes

Weiss Ratings Business/Investment

Yes

Wilmette Life & Wilmette Beacon, 2008-2015Newspaper and Magazine

No

Wilmette Local History & Genealogy Resources Genealogy
Homework Help
Newspaper and Magazine

Yes

Wilmette Local NewspapersNewspaper and Magazine
Genealogy

Yes

World Almanac for KidsHomework Help
Encyclopedia

Yes

World Book KidsHomework Help

Yes

World Book Online Reference CenterEncyclopedia
Homework Help

Yes

ZinioNewspaper and Magazine

Yes


 

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