The Theater Program Collection contains over 11,000 programs from local and national productions.
hoopla is a digital media platform that gives access to digital entertainment content from either mobile devices such as smartphones and tablets and/or via any browser. hoopla offers full length feature movies, episodic television programming, full musical albums and unabridged audiobooks. This service is currently in beta testing. This service is not available from Library computers.
From the special collections of the Frances Howard Goldwyn Hollywood Regional Branch Library, this collection spans from the earliest years of the motion picture industry to the World War II era. Part of the Library's "Visual Collections", these selected posters have been digitized and may be viewed online.
Selected travel posters of exotic destinations are from the collection housed in the International Languages Department and Rare Books at Central Library. The artwork finely demonstrates the sensibilities of 1920s and 1930s Art Deco and early Futurism. Part of the Library's "Visual Collections", the posters have been digitzed and can be viewed online.
You will need to set up a new account (username and password) with EBSCOhost. EBSCOhost has provided instructions on how to create a personal account.
At this time, e-Books are not available for download; you can only view them online.
OverDrive offers downloadable e-Books, e-Audiobooks, e-Videos and e-Music. Additional software is required for all files. Most e-Media can be transferred to a portable device (Kindle now supported!). Patrons use their library card to check-out items.
e-Books from Baker & Taylor's Axis 360 are available to download and transfer to PCs, iOS devices and Android devices. These books use the bLio reader, which is available for download at the site, as well as the ePub format. Access is provided by your library card and a bLio account, which you can create after you log in with your card.
e-Audiobooks from Recorded Books available to download and transfer to selected devices. Patrons must do a one-time account setup using their library cards.
Index to 1,300 bookplates commissioned by people who wished to identify the books in their libraries through a unique work of art. Part of the Library's "Visual Collections", with the images available for online viewing.
Index to The Joseph E. Casey Fashion Plate Collection, which contains over 6,000 handcolored fashion plates from British and American magazines dating from the 1790s to the 1880s. Part of the Library's "Visual Collections", the images are available for online viewing.