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Streaming films available to watch online, mostly foreign language but also has some classic American cinema. Includes feature films as well as documentaries.
Offering Spanish language e-books that can be read online or downloaded to devices, as well as language courses for Spanish, English, and "Quick Languages", a course in simple words and phrases in 12 languages. Also offers multimedia sections with art, music and PC instruction.
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 e-books, e-comics, full length feature movies, episodic television programming, full musical albums and unabridged e-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.
OverDrive offers downloadable e-Books, e-Audiobooks, and e-Videos. 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-Audiobooks from Recorded Books available to download and transfer to selected devices. Patrons must do a one-time account setup using their library cards.
Detailed film information on over 100,000 films from more than 170 countries from 1900 through 2003.