The Milford Public Library is pleased to offer a wide variety of eBooks/audiobooks and digital magazines for your enjoyment. For all services, you must have a valid Milford Public Library card.
kanopy is a video streaming service that provides instant access to thousands of critically acclaimed movies, documentaries and Kid favorites. kanopy’s selection includes feature films and documentaries, as well as The Great Courses and content for kids.
You can stream Kanopy on any of your favorite devices! kanopy is accessible via mobile and tablet apps for iPhone and Android. You can also access kanopy on your desktop, and SmartTV apps like Roku, Apple TV, and amazon Fire Stick.
3 downloads per library card per month. kanopy kids access is unlimited per month.
Get started here: https://milfordlibrary.kanopy.com/
Hoopla is a digital media service that allows you to borrow movies, music, audiobooks, ebooks, comics and TV shows to enjoy on your computer, tablet, or phone — even on your TV! With no waiting, titles can be streamed immediately or downloaded to phones or tablets for offline enjoyment later. You can check out five titles per month.
Most Movies and TV episodes are available for 72 hours (3 days) from the time you borrow the title. Some publishers limit the borrow time to 48 hours (2 days).
Most Music albums are available for 7 days from the time you borrow the title.
Most Audiobooks, Comics, and eBooks are available for 21 days from the time you borrow the title.
Items can also be streamed or downloaded onto the hoopla app, which is available in your device's app store for iOS, Android and the following Kindles: Kindle Fire (2015 models only), Kindle Fire HDX 8.9" 3rd and 4th Gen and Kindle Fire HD 6", 7", 8", and 10". There are hundreds of thousands of titles to choose from with more being added daily. Read more>
Overdrive eBooks, Audiobooks and Magazines
Library ebooks, e-audio books, and digital magazines are loaned through Overdrive, our digital media collection service. You can browse and check out books through Overdrive's Libby app or you can also browse and check out digital items directly through the Milford Library catalog. You can check out up to 6 titles at one time with a loan period of 7, 14 or 21 days. Milford Library is part of an agreement with four institutions sharing access to our Libby collections. This means that including our 71,000+ titles you have access to over 200,000 titles!
Magazines formerly available through RB Digital have moved to Overdrive's Libby app. Magazines borrowed through Libby do not count toward the checkout limit for books and audiobooks.
If you have no reading device, many books are available in Overdrive Read, a browser based reading app that works on a computer. When you select a title, click borrow, then choose “Read Now” on the loans page; an app will open the book. A menu in the upper left corner will help you navigate.
Nook, Sony and other older e-readers older use the Adobe Digital Editions program to manage library e-books. For detailed instructions, visit the following page: https://help.overdrive.com/customer/portal/articles/1481624
First-time users can sign up for Overdrive through the Libby App:
For IOS users, download the app here.
For Android users, download the app here.
For those using a Windows 10 computer, download the app here.
Overdrive is also compatible with Kindle readers. Kindle Fire users can download the app or use the browser method and check out items through their Amazon account.
Once you complete this one-time process, you are ready to start browsing the downloadable audiobooks and ebooks.
General OverDrive Help:
Access Video On Demand provides unlimited access to thousands of full-length videos and clips, plus new content is added regularly!
The Just for Kids Streaming Video Collection includes clips from thousands of fun and informative video and audio titles on topics including music and arts, animals, sports and hobbies, math and science, history, reading, and much more, plus hundreds of educational interactives—kid-safe and ad-free!