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eMedia Guide: 24/7 at-home entertainment

The Library subscribes to a variety of downloadable and streaming content services, including: eBooks, eAudiobooks, music, movies, television, eMagazines and eNewspapers. Our eMedia help pages have the information you'll need to get set up.

Quick links to eMusic Services

Streaming or downloading music from the Library is a great way to enjoy a variety of albums, or find your next favourite artist!

The library offers 24/7 at-home access to the following music services:

Hoopla Digital eMusic

Hoopla basics:

  • 100,000s of music albums to choose from
  • Everything from current chart-toppers & radio hits to classic rock/pop and beyond
  • You borrow the whole album, not just a few songs, and listen as much as you like for 7 days
  • No waiting lists or holds; simultaneous users means you borrow it when you want it
  • Check out up to 5 hoopla items in any month
  • Save for offline listening using the iPad/iPhone or Android app, or stream on your PC/Mac computer

Naxos Music

Your library card is your key to unlocking the massive Naxos Music Library and Naxos Jazz! Login through Winnipeg Public Library to access free streaming music, available 24/7, and create a personal playlist account that will allow you to login to the NML app on your iPhone or Android device.

Naxos Music Library:

  • Complete catalogues or selected recordings of over 640 labels such as ARC, Berlin Classics, BIS, Capriccio, Chandos, EMI Classics, Erato, Finlandia, Hänssler Classic, Harmonia Mundi, Hungaroton, Naïve, Naxos, Nonesuch, Nimbus, Ondine, RCA Records, Sony Classical, Teldec, Virgin Classics and Warner Classics
  • Classical, Jazz, World, Classic Rock, Nostalgia music
  • Wide range of standard and specialist repertoire
  • More than 110,040 CD-length recordings equivalent to 1,610,300 tracks uploaded, with addition of over than 800 CD-length recordings every month
  • Music notes, cover artwork, tracklist, instrumentation and publisher information
  • Libretti and synopses of more than 700 operas
  • More than 40,000 composer and artist biographies


Naxos Jazz:

  • Wide Selection of Jazz Music: Naxos Music Library Jazz offers a wide range of jazz music, from jazz legends to contemporary jazz
  • World-Famous Jazz Labels: the recordings in Naxos Music Library Jazz come from over 250 labels, and include the catalogue of Blue Note Records, Warner Jazz, EMI, Fantasy and others
  • Over 9,000 albums (100,000 tracks) from over 32,000 artists are available and new albums are added weekly