Streaming Movies & TV

Kanopy More than 30,000 of the world’s best films are available to stream on computers, tablets, and other mobile devices. EPL cardholders can sign up to start streaming films instantly at Stream 3 films per library card per month. Each movie is available for 72 hours (3 days). In addition, EPL cardholders can watch […]


Digital Books, Movies and Music The Evanston Public Library offers a digital collection of eBooks and audiobooks – accessible from the comfort of your home, 24/7. We have thousands of titles to choose from including fiction, non-fiction, youth, and classics. These titles can be downloaded to most computers and mobile devices, including smartphones, MP3 players, […]

Videos and supplemental information for Midnight’s Children

Readings Events in History at the time of the novel:, 10 pages Renée, Diane. “Midnight’s Children.” Literature and Its Times Supplement 1: Profiles of 300 Notable Literary Works and the Historical Events that Influenced Them, by Joyce Moss, vol. 2: The Great Depression and the New Deal to Future Times (1930s -), Gale, 2003, pp. 327-337. Gale […]

Books on Wheels

Do you know someone who loves to read but can’t make it over to the Library? Sign them up for Books on Wheels. Evanston residents of any age who have difficulty coming in because of illness or disability may receive home delivery of books, movies, or music from a volunteer. To register or for more […]

Search our Catalogs

The Evanston Public Library Catalog also includes the collections of 28 other libraries in our consortium of area public libraries. Your Evanston Public Library card is your connection to discover and have easy access to all of these library materials and additional library catalogs. Access digital books, audiobooks, movies, music, and more through My Media […]

Services for Older Adults

Learn technology skills One on One Tech Training provides individual help for specific technology problems with computers, phones, and devices. Available in English or español. Virtual Thursday Tech Tutorials are group classes where you will learn technology basics and increase your comfort level with technology. Class topics include: texting, phone camera, Windows 10, privacy, the […]


Stream more than 30,000 of the world’s best films on your smart TV, computer, or mobile device. Three movies per month for EPL cardholders and also unlimited instructional videos from the Great Courses series and Kanopy Kids! content, including Sesame Street. Watch a YouTube tutorial: English | Spanish

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