Streaming Movies, TV & Music

Streaming movies

Enjoy music and videos from our media streaming providers.


hoopla Digital, Kanopy Movies and SFPL programs



SFPL Created Videos (YouTube)

Watch videos of SFPL programs and speakers.

SFPL Related Videos (YouTube)

Watch videos related to San Francisco and to SFPL.

Kanopy Movies

Stream features and documentaries with the Kanopy mobile app or online at

Kanopy Kids

Stream educational and enriching videos for children with the Kanopy mobile app or online  at

hoopla Digital 

Steam your favorite videos online at or download them with the hoopla digital mobile app.

Alexander Street

Enjoy a variety of performances, documentaries and more. Search all collections in one place by clicking the link above, or choose below.

This resource is supported in whole or in part by funding provided by the State of California, administered by the California State Library.


Bay Beats, Alexander Street, hoopla Digital and Rock's Backpages



NEW! Bay Beats

Stream and download (with SFPL card) music from talented local Bay Area musicians.

hoopla Digital

Access the latest music releases using the hoopla Digital mobile app or stream online at

Alexander Street Music

Enjoy diverse music collections from Alexander Street. Search all music in one place by clicking the link above, or choose below.

Rock’s Backpages: Music Journalism

Music journalism from the 1960s to the present, including audio interviews from Jimi Hendrix, Joni Mitchell and Kurt Cobain, and more.