The Clarendon Hills Public Library has several platforms that allow CHPL card holders to stream a selection of movies and TV shows. To use these services, you need your CHPL library card and a SWAN PIN.


hoopla buttonHoopla 

Use Hoopla to access around 14,000 movies and 1700 TV episodes.  Movies and TV shows lend for 3 days.

Borrowed titles will automatically be returned when your lending period is over.  There are no holds, wait lists, or late fees for any Hoopla content.  Clarendon Hills library card holders can check out 4 Hoopla items each month.  In addition to movies, Hoopla offers a selection of streaming and downloadable ebooks, audiobooks and music.

Learn more about Hoopla:

Hoopla YouTube Instructional Videos
Hoopla Instruction Sheet


Kanopy bannerKanopy 

Kanopy showcases more than 30,000 of the world’s best films, including award-winning documentaries, rare and hard-to-find titles, film festival favorites, indie and classic films, and world cinema.  Movies lend for 3 days. Movies can be streamed on your computer, through a Roku box and AppleTV, or on iOS and Android phone apps.

Borrowed titles will automatically be returned when your lending period is over.  There are no holds, wait lists, or late fees for any Kanopy content.  Clarendon Hills library card holders can check out 4 Kanopy items each month.  

Learn more about Kanopy:

Creating a Kanopy Account
Kanopy FAQs


mod pic 2Media On Demand

Use Media on Demand - a product of Overdrive - to stream over 1000 movies, TV episodes, and instructional videos.  Movies and TV episodes lend for 7 days.

Borrowed titles will automatically be returned when your lending period is over.  If an item is currently unavailabe, you can place a hold and be put on a wait list for that item.  Clarendon Hills library card holders can check out 10 Media on Demand items each month and have up to 10 items on hold. In addition to movies, Media on Demand offers a selection of downloadable ebooks and audiobooks.

Learn more about Media on Demand:

Getting Started with Overdrive
How to Watch a Streaming Movie through Media on Demand