Flashback to the 90’s with this collection available on Hoopla. From Rugrats and Hey Arnold to Sabrina and Sonic, it’s all that and a bag of chips!
Explore Black history, arts, and culture this February with the Black History Month collection available on Kanopy. Don’t forget, with Kanopy you are able to watch up to 10 films each month with no delay.
This documentary explores the body, mind, voice, and heart of Black boys and the double-edged sword of having to build up their own self worth while knowing the world is not built for them. As various Black men and boys open themselves up to the camera, the emotional landscape of racism and its effects on them are revealed.
Black Boys, Film
Directed by Oscar-winner Kevin Willmott, Jayhawkers tells the powerful table of how a small group of unlikely allies modernized college sports and changed a small Midwestern town, serving as a parallel to the Civil Rights movement that would transform an entire American society.
At the dawn of the 20th century, a multi-generational family in the Gullah community on the Sea Islands off of South Carolina — former West African slaves who adopted many of their ancestors’ Yoruba traditions — struggles to maintain their cultural heritage and folklore while contemplating a migration to the mainland, even further from their roots.
Daughters Of The Dust, Film
A fascinating chronicle of hip-hop, urban fashion, and the hustle that brought oversized pants and graffiti-drenched jackets from Orchard Street to high fashion’s catwalks and Middle America shopping malls. Director Sacha Jenkins’s music-drenched history draws from a rich mix of archival materials and in-depth interviews with rappers, designers, and other industry insiders.
Fressed Dressed, Film
Enjoy the comedy and charm of Lucille Ball with Hoopla! Check out a few of the star’s specials and movies available to download with no wait.
She is the comic legend who launched the modern sitcom, and became America’s sweetheart for over four decades. Now, the Travel Channel takes you on a tour through the incredible life of the world’s favorite redhead.
Lucy: Queen Of Comedy, Film
The legendary Lucille Ball as you’ve never seen her before! Laugh along with Lucy and Desi in these extremely rare television appearances, beautifully restored and in color!
Lucy’s Really Lost Moments, Film
Henry Fonda and Lucille Ball bring added dimension to this hilarious true story of a widow and widower whose marriage creates a full house of twenty!
Yours, Mine And Ours, Film
This documentary covers Lucille Ball from a school girl in Jamestown NY, to a Hollywood starlet, her meeting & marriage to Desi Arnaz & the beginning & success of “I Love Lucy”.
Funny World of Lucy, The Early Years, Film
Happy Black History Month! This February, kids and families join the Pratt Library in celebrating with Kids Writers Live! Featuring Carole Boston Weatherford on Thursday, February 17 at 6pm.
In her newest book, the Baltimore native and Newbery Honor winner profiles hometown hero Elijah Cummings in The Faith of Elijah Cummings: The North Star of Equal Justice.
Give your storytime some movie magic with these books based on hit Disney films on Hoopla.
When the magic surrounding the Encanto is in danger, Mirabel decides that she, the only ordinary Madrigal, might just be her exceptional family’s last hope.
Set in a beautiful seaside town on the Italian Riviera, one young boy experiences an unforgettable summer filled with gelato, pasta and endless scooter rides.
Read the adventures of Anna, Elsa, Olaf and more with these books!