Your Digital Library

What We Offer

The library subscribes to digital services so that Westland library card holders can borrow eBooks, Audiobooks, Movies, Music and more! Downloadable or streaming media is available 24/7 on your computer, smartphone, or tablet device. Learn more about our digital services below.

Jump to: Libby | Hoopla | Kanopy | TumbleBooks Premium | Teen Book Cloud

Need help getting started? Email a librarian at, stop by the Information desk, or give us a call at 734-326-6123.

Libby: eBooks and Audiobooks

Meet Libby Meet Libby, an app built for OverDrive readers and listeners to discover and enjoy eBooks, audiobooks, and magazines. Libby was designed to help you get reading as quickly and seamlessly as possible. Get the app for your phone or tablet!

To get started with Libby you will need:

  1. A valid Westland library card.
  2. Make sure you are using a compatible device. Compatible devices include PCs, iPhones, iPads, Android phones, Kindles, and NOOK tablets. Check out the complete list.
  3. Download the free app to your device or access it online:
  4. Search for titles using Libby online.

Get More from Libby with Our Partner Libraries!

The Westland Library, as part of The Library Network's Download Destination, is now working with partner institutions to share Libby collections. This means that you can now have access to over 200,000 MORE titles!

Partner Libraries

  • Great Lakes Digital Libraries
  • Lakeland Digital Library
  • Midwest Collaborative for Library Services
  • Suburban Library Cooperative
  • Up North Michigan Consortium
  • White Pine Library Cooperative
  • Woodlands Library Cooperative

How to Access a Partner Library

  1. In Libby, open the menu
  2. Select Add Library
  3. Search for one of the partner libraries listed above
  4. Select Sign In With My Card
  5. Under Partner Libraries, select Westland Public Library
  6. Enter your library card number and select Sign In
  7. Enjoy more titles to choose from and shorter wait times!

Hoopla: Digital Music, Movies, TV Shows, eBooks and Audiobooks

We offer Hoopla to patrons with a Westland library card. Check-outs are limited to 12 per month per library card.

Loan Periods:

  • Movies - 3 days
  • TV titles - 3 days
  • Music - 7 days
  • Audiobooks - 21 days

In order to use Hoopla, you need to set up an account using your library card number and PIN. For help with that or other questions, check out helpful YouTube videos or Hoopla FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions).

Kanopy: Streaming Movies and TV Shows

Kanopy is a video-streaming platform dedicated to thoughtful and thought-provoking films. Find movies, documentaries, foreign films, classic cinema, independent films and educational videos that inspire, enrich and entertain.

Patrons with a valid Westland Library Card receive 4 viewing credits per month as well as unlimited access to Kanopy Kids. Most videos will be available for 72 hours upon checkout. For exceptions and further information, visit the Kanopy article on How Play Credits Work.

TumbleBooks Premium: Youth and Family Books and Stories

TumbleBooks Premium is your family's answer to building reading, math and multiple literacy skills in one website. It includes animated talking picture books, chapter books, videos, non-fiction titles, playlists, books in languages other than English (such as French and Spanish), as well as graphic novels and math stories.

To access TumbleBooks Premium, you will need a valid Westland library card.

Minimum system requirements:

  • MAC/Windows XP
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 5 / Netscape 4.x or later
  • Flash 6 plug-in (If necessary, download Adobe Flash Player).
  • Sound card

Teen Book Cloud

Teen Book Cloud TeenBookCloud is an online collection of ebooks, enhanced novels, graphic novels, videos and audio books, which includes access to an amazing range of content for all reading levels.

To access Teen Book Cloud, you will need a valid Westland library card.

Need help getting started? Email a librarian at, stop by the Reference Desk, or give us a call at 734-326-6123.

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