Download EBook, Audiobook, and Magazines
Borrow ebooks, audiobooks, and magazines to read on your phone, tablet, ereader, or computer using the Libby app by Overdrive. Borrow up to 10 titles for 21 days and place up to 12 holds at a time. Free with your Bradley Public Library card!
Download the Libby app or use libbyapp.com on your desktop
Download And Stream Ebooks, Audiobooks, Comics, Movies, & Music
Borrow movies, music, audiobooks, ebooks, comics and TV shows to enjoy on your computer, tablet, or phone – and even your TV! All titles are available immediately with no waiting and can be streamed or downloaded to phones or tablets for offline enjoyment later. All books checkout for 21 days, music albums for 7 days, and movies for 3 days. There is a monthly limit of 10 items per Bradley Library card, but watch for periodic #bonusborrows that don’t count towards your monthly limit
Stream Films, Doumentaries, Educational Videos & More
Use kanopy to stream a wide variety of challenging, educational, and inspiring documentaries, classic cinema, independent films, foreign films, and educational videos including content from The History Channel, A&E, Paramount, The Criterion Collection, A24, The Great Courses, and more with no waiting. Kanopy Kids is a collection of the best children’s programming supporting early literacy, STEM education, and even foreign language learning including content from Sesame Street, PBS Kids, Weston Woods, and more. Movies are available for 3 days after first play and are limited to 5 per month per Bradley Library card. Kanopy Kids has unlimited plays per month, and The Great Courses are limited to 1 every 30 days
EBooks, Local Content & More
Content includes a variety of ebooks, graphic novels, and community collections. BBCHS Yearbooks from 1947-2017 available.
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Materials not at the Bradley Public Library can be requested and sent to BPL for pickup. Log in with your library card number and PIN (last 4 digits of your library card number) to place holds (requests), view checkouts, request renewals, pay fines/fees, and see your reading history (requires opting in).
Mobile Library App
Access a digital library card, search for materials, place holds, renew items, manage multiple library accounts in one place, sign up for upcoming events, and more! Search the app stores for PrairieCat to download the app; then search for Bradley Public Library from the list of participating libraries.
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