Stream up to eight movies, TV shows, or audiobooks every month on your computer or mobile device!
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Choose Barrington Area Library and enter your library card number and PIN/password.
Click register and begin browsing our collection of streaming video and audio. Please note that hoopla uses streaming media and performance will depend on your Internet speed.
New DVDs: A sampling of new DVDs.
Occasional Cinema: A themed list, hand picked from BAL's DVD collection.
Blu-ray: Browse the library's collection of Blu-rays.
Movies by Genre: Browse films by category.
Television: Catch your favorite series on DVD.
Foreign Films: Browse the foreign film collection by language.
Family Friendly Films: Movies at the library rated G and PG.
Youth Services Movie Suggestions: Titles hand picked for kids!
Library of Congress’ American Memory Collection: Hundreds of early short films and videos are available to stream and download. Watch late 1800s and early 1900s Americans at work, at leisure, in vaudeville, in New York City and more.
The Internet Archive: Thousands of free downloads of films and videos.
Hulu: View popular current and past television shows free online.
The Internet Movie Database: Details on everything related to movies.
Rotten Tomatoes: Features the consensus opinion of professional critics from across the nation.
Metacritic: Published reviews and user reviews combine for a metascore.
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