Digital Video, Books and Magazines

Kanopy - Thoughtful Entertainment


Stream films anytime, anywhere on your preferred devices. Free for you—brought to you by Whanganui District Library.

Signup Instructions – Kanopy (pdf format)


PressReader provides interactive, digital access to more than 6,000 of the world’s best newspapers and magazines. Just like reading a print edition, viewers can browse articles and other key elements, including pictures, advertisements, classifieds, and notices.

Signup Instructions – Pressreader (Website) (pdf format)

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ePukapuka (Overdrive) is a free digital media library. It allows you to enjoy eBook and eAudiobook collections containing thousands of fiction and non-fiction titles for adults, young adults and children. It also has over 1,000 magazines available immediately.

Signup Instructions – Libby (pdf format)


Beamafilm is a video streaming service offering a curated collection of international movies and documentaries, with a strong Australasian focus. New titles are added regularly. There is no wait time and no limit to how much you can watch. All you need is you library card and an internet connection. You can use Beamafilm on your browser or via the app.

Go to BeamaFilm here.

Signup Instructions – BeamaFilm website here.

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Haynes Publishing is the home of car, motorcycle, scooter and ATV manuals, as well as a range of other specialist topics in print and digital formats. Use your library membership to access hundreds of online manuals and get expert repair guidance from Haynes.

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LinkedIn Learning

Over 16,000 course in 7 different languages.

Users of any skill level can take on bite-size tutorials for immediate problem solving or comprehensive courses on hundreds of topics. LinkedIn Learning can help you with your career by boosting business know-how, or explore topics in management, leadership and marketing. Keep up to date with the latest technology and improve you skills in multimedia, design, web development and social media.

Use Linkedin Learning now.

Freegal Music+

Freegal Music+ is a free music service which offers download or streaming access to more than 18 million songs. In total, the collection is comprised of 200 genres of music from over 100 countries.             

To access your Freegal benefits, you will need your LIBRARY CARD number and PIN to log in. Freegal works with almost all computers, tablets, and smartphones.

Go to Freegal Music+ here.

Freegal Music + Signup Instructions (pdf format)

Freegal Music + App Install Guide (pdf format)