New! Libby Extras from OverDrive!

Streaming Video on the Libby App.

These resources are Libby Extras resources. Patrons must be logged into Libby on their mobile device or logged in to their Libby/OverDrive account at to access these resources.

Click here to access Libby Extras.

  • The Great Courses offers engaging and understandable lectures by esteemed professors, professionals, and experts in history, science, language, and more.
  • IndieFlix is a streaming movie service that offers access to pop culture favorites, box office hits, award-winning feature films, documentaries, and shorts.
  • Qello Concerts by Stingray is the world’s largest collection of full-length concerts and music documentaries streamed on-demand to just about any digital device.
  • Universal Class brings libraries lifelong learning courses in over 30 subject areas, many of which offer continuing education units (CEUs).

You will need your library card number and library card password/pin to access many of these resources. Please email if you do not know your library card password/pin or call 781-395-7950. Click here to access Medford Public Library Digital Resources remotely from your home!

Medford is a city 6.7 miles (10.8 km) northwest of downtown Boston on the Mystic River in Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States. It is home to Tufts University, which has its campus along the Medford and Somerville border. In 2019, Medford’s population grew to 57,765 residents.

The library offers public computer access, printing from desktop computers (no wireless printing), scanning from desktop computers, black and white photocopying, and public WiFi.

Access hundreds of online resources provided by the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners and the City of Medford. Some require your library card number and your library card password/PIN to access. Please contact 781-395-7950 to obtain or reset your library card password/PIN.

Access to thousands of eBooks as well as Audiobooks, film, videos, and music.

hoopla – Borrow digital video, music and audiobooks. Access thousands of titles and watch on your smartphone, tablet or computer. There’s no waiting to borrow and automatic return eliminates all late fees. Create an account with your library card number, your library card pin, and a hoopla email and a hoopla password.

Acorn TV is no longer available from RB Digital. However, Acorn TV content is available on hoopla!

Create a kanopy account using an email, a kanopy password, and your library card number to access thousands of award-winning theatrical releases, classic and indie films, documentaries, and more.

Search our library’s local history archives, photos, records, and more at the library. Online resources too.

Both the Libby App and the OverDrive App access eBooks and Audiobooks.

Should I use OverDrive or Libby?

Click here for help with OverDrive and various devices. Click here for help with Kindle eReaders. Click here for help with Kindle Fire tablets.

Visit to find out more about the Libby App from OverDrive.

What do I read (or listen to or watch) next?

Explore online resources and helpful web resources.

Borrow digital video, music and audiobooks. Create an account with your library card number, your library card pin, and a hoopla email and a hoopla password.

If you have any questions, please contact the Reference Department: | 781-395-7950