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Flipster is a selection of digital magazines available on your desktop computer or mobile device accessible with your CPL Card.
Instantly borrow digital movies, music, books, and more with your library card. Register for a hoopla account by visiting www.hoopladigital.com
Kanopy is a video streaming service of more than 30,000 films, including the Criterion Collection. Visit cambridgema.kanopy.com to create your free account and add your CPL card to start watching films.

Browse Kanopy's ticket-free packages, which don't deduct from your monthly ticket allotment:

Diversity: https://www.kanopy.com/category/65978
Favorites: https://www.kanopy.com/category/65969
World Cinema: https://www.kanopy.com/category/65972
British Cinema: https://www.kanopy.com/category/71805
Episodic: https://www.kanopy.com/category/71802
Kanopy Kids: https://cambridgema.kanopy.com/kids
 LibbyOverDrive The Digital Collection (by OverDrive) is always open! Borrow popular e-books, audiobooks, magazines, and streaming video from Minuteman's shared collection. Read and listen through your browser at minuteman.overdrive.com, or read and listen on a mobile device with the Libby (by OverDrive) app.

Online Learning Resources

 Learning Express Learning Express Library includes nearly 1,000 online tutorials, practice tests, and e-books. Covers job search and workplace skills improvement, skill building in reading, writing, math, and basic science, career certification and licensure exam prep, college and grad school entrance test prep, GED test prep, and more.


LinkedIn Learning, formerly known as Lynda.com, is an online educational site that features thousands of courses and video tutorials in business, software, technology, and creative skills, taught by industry experts. Courses are offered in English, Chinese (Simplified), Dutch, English, French, German, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Polish, Portuguese, Spanish and Turkish. 

To log in, please click on "Get Started" and enter your Cambridge Public Library card number and PIN/password. 

Please note that you can only access course content through the CPL's LinkedIn Learning login page, and not by directly visiting the LinkedIn Learning homepage.


Mango Languages is a language learning tool with everyday conversation in over 70 languages. It also features ESL instruction in English, tailored for speakers of more than a dozen languages.
  Creativebug has thousands of high-quality, on-trend arts and crafts instructional video classes. Get on-demand access to our full library 1,000+ art and craft classes for artists and makers of all levels. You’ll enjoy award-winning instructional videos on drawing, painting, sewing, knitting, crochet, quilting, baking and more. All classes are taught by experts, with new classes added daily.

Cambridge Public Library Databases

The Cambridge Public Library provides Cambridge residents access to a wide variety of online resources on a multitude of topics. These resources offer a vast amount of authoritative information that can be accessed in the library or at home using your CPL card. To use these resources, visit https://www.cambridgema.gov/cpl/eLibrary/Databases.