Arts & Entertainment

REMOTE ACCESS TO MOST DATABASES IS LIMITED TO ARLINGTON HEIGHTS RESIDENT CARDHOLDERS


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Creativebug

More than 1,000 award-winning art & craft video classes taught by recognized design experts and artists. Includes sewing/quilting/knitting, paper crafts, food, jewelry, holiday crafts and more. | Privacy note.
 

Arlington Heights cardholders only

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Curiosity Stream BingePass (via Hoopla)

Seven days' unlimited web access (no app/Roku/smart TV, etc.) to documentaries and nonfiction series. Watch award-winning original and curated factual films, shows, and series covering science, nature, travel, history, technology, and more.

Arlington Heights cardholders only

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Great Courses (via Kanopy)

Binge-watch selected Great Courses on science, history, art, culture and more via Kanopy for 30 days.

Arlington Heights cardholders only

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Hoopla

eBooks, eAudiobooks, comics, videos and music. "Kids' Mode" available to highlight age-appropriate titles.

Arlington Heights cardholders only

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Kanopy

tream thousands of classic/foreign/independent films, documentaries, and educational videos via your PC or device web browser, up to 10 per month (three-day loan period). 

Arlington Heights cardholders only

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RBdigital: Magazines / AcornTV / IndieFlix / Great Courses

May 18, 2021:  All content via RBdigital has been discontinued or moved to other services:

  • Magazines: Magazines have moved to the Libby service. Details here.
  • Acorn TV-  Selected content is available via hoopla. More details here.
  • The Great Courses: Courses are now available via Kanopy. More details here.
  • IndieFlix: No longer available. Use hoopla and Kanopy for access to movies, TV shows and documentaries.

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Udemy (presented by Gale)

Gale Presents: Udemy (based on the Udemy for Business collection) offers over 3500 on-demand video tutorials covering technology (e.g., Office, Windows, and Mac OS, coding, etc.), business & management, languages, job & career skills, arts, hobbies and personal growth. Some courses offer IT certification test prep or project management professional development units (PDUs). Also includes test prep for GMAT, GRE, PMP and other professional/technical certifications.

IMPORTANT SIGN-UP DETAILS  |  Using the Udemy for Business App (iOS & Android)


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