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Welcome to a whole new world of thoughtful entertainment on Kanopy! You can now watch the world’s finest cinema on any device. You will need an email address and a Forest Park Public Library card. Get started here.

Up to Ten Films Per Month
Forest Park Public Library has generously given you ten play credits every month.

Three Days to Watch Each Film
Once you press play on a film, you have three days to view it as many times as you like without using another play credit.

Play Credits Reset on the First of the Month
Once you have reached your quota of films, you will not be able to play any films until the new month starts when you will be given a fresh quota of ten play credits again.

Any Device
You can access Kanopy from any device, including through Apple TV or Roku and with iOS and Android apps.

Contact the Reference Desk in person, through email (, or over the phone 708-689-6125.

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The Forest Park Public Library is now offering the community access to thousands of movies, TV shows, music albums, ebooks, audiobooks, and comics for mobile and online access through a new partnership with hoopla digital.

FPPL cardholders can download the free hooopla digital mobile app on their Android or IOS device and visit to begin enjoying thousands of titles available 24/7 for instant streaming or temporary downloading to their smart-phones, tablets, and computers.

What content is available through hoopla and how long can I borrow it? 

  • Thousands of movies, television shows, audiobooks, eBooks, comics and full music albums are available for FPPL patrons to stream on their mobile devices or PC.

  • Movie and TV content is available for 72 hours (3 days) after borrowing.

  • Music albums are available for 7 days, and eBooks, comics and audiobooks are available for 21 days.

What do I need to sign up for hoopla? 

You must have a valid FPPL library card and PIN, an e-mail address, and a password, which you will create on the registration page.

How many items can I borrow a month? 

FPPL cardholders may borrow up to ten items per month. This limit will reset at the beginning of the month.

Click here to get started

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