New Resources

Two NEW online resources launched in May for avid readers and movie lovers: cloudLibrary™ and Kanopy

cloudLibrary™ Express eBooks

cloudLibrary lets you read the latest bestsellers on your mobile device or computer anytime, anywhere. You can browse digital shelves curated by Burlington Public Library or filter by genre.

  • Download the app on your mobile device or read online through your computer.
  • Checkout up to 2 titles simultaneously for 7 days.
  • No holds.
  • Automatic returns.
  • No overdue fines.

You need a valid Burlington Public Library card AND:

  • A computer with an internet connection, or,
  • a supported mobile device.
  • The cloudLibrary app for iOS or Android from the Apple or Google Play store

Supported mobile devices:

iOS App
iPod touch®

Android App
Android™ Phones
Android™ Devices

NOOK™ Tablets
PC/Mac App
Windows™ / Mac OS X
NOOK™ eReader (and some older NOOK tablets)
Kobo™ eReader

Kindle Fire App
Kindle Fire*
Kindle Fire HD
Kindle Fire HDX

Kanopy - Over 30,000 films entirely FREE with your library card.

Kanopy offers a large collection of high quality films and documentaries from art-house classics to world cinema, all available to play on your PC, phone, tablet, and digital media player. Stream documentary, international, independent, and educational films from producers such as The Great Courses, PBS, the Criterion Channel, and many more. Family-friendly movies and TV series are available on their Kids site.

  • Stream up to 7 films per month.
  • Loan period is 3 days.
  • The title automatically expires after 72 hours.
  • Closed caption and transcripts are available.
  • General site content is intended for viewers age 18 years and older.

You need a valid Burlington Public Library card AND:

  • a computer with an internet connection, or,
  • the Kanopy app for iOS or Android mobile devices, or,
  • a Roku device, Apple TV, Chromecast for your TV. You can also connect your computer to your television via HDMI.
  • Recommended: connection to a Wi-Fi network when using this service.

Supported browsers for Kanopy

Start using cloudLibrary™ Express eBooks

BPL's cloudLibrary™ User Guide

Start using Kanopy

BPL's Kanopy User Guide