Explore an assortment of rich historical and carefully curated multimedia content, as well as high-quality open access journals, textbooks, and other open educational resources.
Creativebug (Fines and overdue restrictions have been temporarily removed)
A wide variety of free art and craft videos from talented and inspiring instructors. Classes are broken up into manageable video segments that you can explore online at your own pace. Login with your library card to get started today!
Large collection of reference books featuring titles for both adults and kids. Covers a wide variety of topics from self-help and fitness to cooking and personal finance. You may access the full text of these eBooks from your computer, or download titles to most popular portable devices.
Freading is a downloadable eBook service for registered library cardholders. It offers eBooks in a variety of genres. You can download the Freading app (Android or Apple) to your compatible mobile device or view, download and read your book on a computer. You'll need your library card and PIN to get started.
Freading uses Adobe Digital Editions software on a computer or mobile device to view downloaded books. It can be downloaded and installed HERE. You will also need an Adobe ID. If you need extra help please consult Freading's FAQ HERE.
Hoopla (Borrow limit increased to 10)
Introducing a new, best-in-breed service that is fun, fast and reliable: hoopla digital! With hoopla you can instantly borrow eBooks, audiobooks, comics, movies, music, and more, 24/7 with your library card. Hoopla now supports Amazon Alexa devices. Patrons can play borrowed audiobooks and music albums directly on their Amazon Echo, Dot, Spot, and Show devices. Bonus Borrows are back for the month of August!
The popular on-demand film streaming service Kanopy is now available for free at ROPL. Library card holders can access Kanopy and sign up to start streaming films instantly. Films can be streamed from any computer, television, mobile device or platform by downloading the Kanopy app for iOS, Android, AppleTV, Chromecast or Roku.
Use Overdrive to borrow free eBooks, audiobooks, and magazines. There is a desktop version of Overdrive, an Overdrive app for Kindle, and an app called Libby for Android/Apple devices; all of these will allow you to browse and borrow with your library card.