Music & Movies


Naxos Music Library

Naxos Music Library [NML] is the world’s largest online classical music library. Currently, it offers streaming access to more than 126,300 CDs with more than 1,878,200 tracks of both standard and rare repertoire. Over 800 new CDs are added to the library every month.

The library offers the complete Naxos and Marco Polo catalogues – plus the complete catalogues or selected titles from over 650 record labels – with more labels joining every month. Along with classical music, jazz, world, and pop/rock are also represented.



Hoopla provides no-lines, no-waiting access to hot new releases you’d find on Spotify, Apple Music, or Tidal. Brookline residents may listen to music via the hoopla website or through its Apple or Android app.




Kanopy is a streaming film service that offers one of the most unique and compelling collections of film on the planet. Films include documentaries, indie and foreign films, must-see classics, and blockbuster movies. Kanopy’s sophisticated discovery engine encourages users to challenge themselves to watch films outside of their comfort area. Content providers include The Great Courses, the Criterion Collection, PBS, Kino Lorber, and many more.

Brookline residents may watch Kanopy films via the Kanopy website.

Find Great Courses content here.

Find Criterion Collection content here.

Find PBS content here.



Think of hoopla’s movie selection as “Netflix Lite” – not quite the volume of new and popular films Netflix provides, but easy to use and sure to have something fun to watch for just about everyone.

Brookline residents may watch movies via the hoopla website or through its Apple or Android app.