Digital Downloads eBooks, Audiobooks, eMagazines, Streaming Video & More

cloudLibrary FAQ

cloudLibrary is compatible with:

  • OS App (iOS 9.3 or later): iPad, iPhone, iPod touch
  • Android App: Android Phones, Android Devices
  • NOOK App (click here for compatibility): NOOK Tablets
  • PC/Mac App: Windows (Windows 10, Windows 8 (excluding Windows 8 R.T), Windows 7), Mac OS X (Mac OS X.8.x or newer), NOOK™ eReader (and some older NOOK tablets), Kobo™ eReader
  • Kindle Fire App (3rd for 4th generation and up): Kindle Fire, Kindle Fire HD, Kindle Fire HDX

With cloudLibrary you have access to over 60,000 eBook and eAudiobook titles. Download the app for free to begin browsing the digital shelves.

  • Maximum of 6 checkouts.
  • Titles checkout for 21 days.
  • Titles automatically expire.
Flipster FAQ

Flipster is compatible with:

  • Internet Explorer 10 and 11 only
  • FireFox Latest and one previous version
  • Safari Latest and one previous version
  • Google Chrome Latest and one previous version
  • iOS Versions 9 and higher
  • Android 4.2.2 and higher

Get instant access to popular, full-color magazines to read on your computer or mobile device. Choose Northville District Library, click on Patron ID and enter your library card (must have a valid Northville library card that begins with 29013). Our Flipster magazine collection is new, and growing. Watch for additional titles!

  • Unlimited checkouts.
  • Back Issues available.
  • No wait lists, no holds.
Freegal Music FAQ

Freegal Music is compatible with:

  • iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch iOS 10.0 or later
  • Android 4.2 and up

Download up to 5 songs per week for free with Freegal, a downloadable music service. Access over 7 million songs from over 20,000 labels. No software to download. You own the songs. They never expire. Click for Help.

  • Download up to 5 songs per week.
  • No returns.
hoopla FAQ

hoopla is compatible with:

  • iOS 11.4 and above.
  • AirPlay on 2nd, 3rd, 4th, and 5th gen devices.
  • Android 4.4 (Kit Kat) and above.
  • 4th Generation (2014): Kindle Fire HD 6”, Fire HD 7", Fire HDX 8.9”
  • 5th Generation (2015): Kindle Fire
  • 6th Generation (2016): Kindle Fire HD 8”
  • 7th Generation (2017): Kindle Fire 7”, Fire HD 8", Fire HD 10”
  • 8th Generation (2018): Kindle Fire HD 8"
  • Windows 7, Windows 8.1, and Windows 10.
  • MacOS 10.7 (Lion) and above.

Our new ILS system requires a numeric PIN for hoopla.  You will be required to change your PIN that contains letters to a numeric number.
Instantly borrow movies, TV shows, eBooks, music, audiobooks and comics to enjoy on your computer, tablet or phone – even TV! Stream, read, or listen to immediately, or download to phones or tablets to enjoy offline later (must have Hoopla app).

Use with web browsers, iOS, Android and Kindle Fire/HD (Kindle Paperwhite not supported) devices. Borrow: eBooks, audiobooks, comics :21 days. Movies and TV: 3 days. Music: 7 days. Automatic returns. Click here for Help & SupportNook is not a supported device.

  • No wait lists, no holds.
  • Borrow 5 items per calendar month.
Kanopy FAQ

Kanopy is Compatible with:

  • iOS 9.0 or later
  • Android 4.3 and up
  • Amazon Fire tablets
  • Apple TV and Airplay
  • Amazon Fire TV
  • Android TV
  • Samsung Smart TV
  • Roku
  • Telstra TV
  • Chromecast

Video streaming service providing access to more than 30,000 independent and documentary films ─  titles of unique social and cultural value from The Criterion Collection, The Great Courses, Media Education Foundation, and thousands of independent filmmakers. Available on your iOS, Android, Kindle Fire, Apple TV, Roku, Chromecast or use an HDMI cable to stream from you computer. You must have a valid Northville library card THAT BEGINS WITH 29013.

  • Stream 5 videos per month.
  • No holds, wait lists or returns. 
Libby App for Download Destination (OverDrive) FAQ

Libby is replacing the OverDrive app. 

You can download Libby on:

  • iOS 9+
  • Android 4.4+

Download the Libby by OverDrive Labs app from your app store. Click here for Help & SupportThe Libby app is not available for download on Kindle devices, however you can transfer a book to your Kindle using the Libby app on an iOS or Android device. Nook is not a supported device.

  • Maximum of 6 checkouts.
  • eBooks and audiobooks check out for 14 days or 21 days.
  • Titles automatically expire.
  • No late fees.

Magazines from RBdigital are available on Libby, by OverDrive.

  • Magazine titles available in the Libby app and on the OverDrive website (download the Libby, by OverDrive app to your device) or access through the OverDrive website.
  • 3,000 magazines
  • Up to 3 years of back issues
  • Unlimited checkouts
  • You can renew magazine titles within 3 days
  • Any patron who previously borrowed ZINIO magazines from RBdigital will be able to access their historical magazine loans by either downloading the free ZINIO app or going to From the ZINIO app or website, patrons can register a new ZINIO account using the same email address they used to access RBdigital. Once registered, their previously borrowed ZINIO magazine loans will be available in their account.
TumbleBook FAQ

TumbleBook Library is compatible with:

  • Android
  • iOS
  • Kindle Fire
  • MacOS
  • Windows

TumbleBookLibrary has over 1100 titles for grades K-6, and includes our unique animated, talking picture books, read-along chapter books, national geographic videos, non-fiction books, playlists, as well as books in Spanish and French. Plus, the collection features Graphic Novels as well as Math Stories!