Digital Library

Kanopy Thoughtful EntertainmentIntroducing Kanopy Video Streaming Service

Choose from more than 30,000 titles, including acclaimed movies and documentaries, film-festival favorites, world cinema, classic film, The Great Courses, PBS and more, to bring you enriching and thoughtful entertainment.
New videos added each month!

Install the Kanopy app or visit

Click here for more information

Kanopy Kids

NPL cardholders can...
-watch up to 5 films/month
-watch up to 2 series from The Great Courses
-Have Unlimited access to Kanopy Kids!

Please note, as soon as you click “play” on a title, a play credit is deducted. You can watch the film as many times as you like for 3 days. The Great Courses can be revisited for 30 days.

Kanopy requires Kanopy requires users to be 18 or older to create an account, so it is recommended that parents first create their Kanopy account and then set up parental controls to limit their children’s visit to only Kanopy Kids. While in Kids Mode, watch lists and viewing histories will automatically be filtered to show only age-appropriate content.
Click HERE for the Kanopy Kids FAQ site.
Questions? Click HERE to visit Kanopy’s help section.

Download Destination, powered by Overdrive

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Click here to access the Download Destination website for downloadable ebooks, audiobooks and magazines!

Checkout ebooks, audiobooks and stream video on your computer, eReader, Tablet, MP3 player, smartphone or other mobile devices. Overdrive now also has magazines! Read all your favorites that were previously on RBdigital. Click here to browse magazines. You can also download the Libby app to read them on your mobile device. Click here to check for compatible devices.

  • Checkout period: 7, 14 or 21 days (your choice)
  • Checkout limit: 6
  • To use the service, you will need:
    • A valid NPL library card and PIN
    • A computer and/or compatible mobile device
 Borrowing eBooks on a Kindle.

Quickly link to these special collections:
Digital Kids logo  Digital Teen logo


Meet Libby!

Meet Libby

Install Libby, OverDrive’s app for finding popular ebooks, audiobooks, and magazines, onto your smartphone or tablet device. You can even learn how to play a new instrument through ArtistWorks - all located in Extras on the Libby app! Find Libby in your device's app store.

Click here to download Libby app

printer-friendly About Libby

Click here to watch Libby's getting started video to learn the basics, like how to navigate the app, borrow ebooks and audiobooks, and start reading.

Meet Libby

ArtistWorks on the Libby app:World-class instruction for the most popular string and band instruments through self-paced video lessons from professional musicians.


New for 2022! Your NPL card just got even better! Novi library cardholders can now borrow digital titles from libraries across Michigan through a Michigan Reciprocal Lending Arrangement! Our new lending partners include Suburban Library Cooperative (libraries in Macomb County), Great Lakes Digital Libraries (Upper and Northern Lower Peninsula), Lakeland Library Cooperative (West Michigan libraries), and Midwest Collaborative for Library Services (Consortium serving several Indiana and Michigan libraries).

If you’re using the Libby app to borrow digital materials, we have directions to help you access all our lending partners.

printer-friendly How-To Access Lending Partners on Libby

Use your device's app store to install Libby on all other devices.The older OverDrive App is no longer available in app stores to be installed on devices, including Kindle Fire tablets. Here is a workaround that allows the Libby app to be installed on a Kindle Fire tablet. Use your device's app store to install Libby on all other devices.

Click here to install the Libby APK (Android Package) to your Amazon Fire Tablet. Once installed, the Libby APK will function like any other app on your tablet.

printer-friendly Click here for the Kindle Fire workaround


Hoopla Instructions

Novi Public Library cardholders have immediate access to digital comics, movies, TV shows, eBooks, audiobooks and music that can be enjoyed on your computer, tablet, smartphone – and even your TV! Click here for more information.

Monthly checkouts have increased to 10!