Closed Memorial Weekend

All BCLS Branches will be closed Saturday-Monday, May 28-30. 

Digital Collections FAQ

BCLS download and streaming services can be accessed by all Bay County residents with a valid BCLS library card in good standing.

BCLS offers two unique download and streaming services:

  • Libby/OverDrive (downloadable eBooks, audiobooks, magazines)
  • Hoopla (downloadable/streaming movies, TV, eBooks, audiobooks, music, comics)
  • Kanopy (video streaming service with instant access to
    thousands of critically acclaimed movies, documentaries, and kids'
    favorites)

With your BCLS library card, you can access:

Hoopla offers movies, TV, music and more 
Kanopy offers critically acclaimed movies, documentaries, and kids'
favorites

Both Libby/OverDrive and Hoopla contain eBooks and audiobooks which you can download to your mobile device using your BCLS library card.

Libby/OverDrive offers unlimited digital magazine issues to download using your BCLS library card.

Each BCLS digital service has specific usage limits. Libby/OverDrive allows you to have up to 5 items at one time and unlimited digital magazine uses on your BCLS library account. Hoopla and Kanopy allow up to 10 digital item uses per month. Kanopy Kids and The Great Courses do not count toward your limit.

Help on getting started is available here: