Digital Films, Music & Video Games

Here is our list of our digital Films, Music and Video Game databases, their help sheets, video tutorials, and links to both Apple and Google app stores where available. Please let us know if you have any feedback or questions!


Naxos Music Library

Listen online to over two million tracks of various music genres: classical, blues, jazz, folk and world music.

Naxos Music Library - Jazz

All jazz, all the time. Listen online to an entire album or search for your favourite song or performer.

Naxos Music Library - World

Stream a wide range of world music, from legendary historical musical performances to contemporary world music. Almost 10,000 albums available, representing over 32,000 artists, 1500 cultural groups and 150 countries. Includes the complete Smithsonian Folkways catalogue.

Naxos Sheet Music Library

By using the Naxos Sheet Music Library, users can search and download printable scores from the database of over 35,000 works.

Acorn TV

Acorn TV offers world-class mysteries, dramas, comedies, and documentaries, including classic series like Poldark, Murdoch Mysteries, Foyle's War, Midsomer Murders, Poirot, and Vera. Stream Acorn TV from the RB Digital App.

*Please ignore the "7-day free trial" messaging on Acorn TV's website. Customers get 7 days of  FREE unlimited viewing before needing to sign in again through the RB Digital App or using the link above for another week of free access. Please email ref [at] virl [dot] bc [dot] ca (subject: Acorn%20TV%20Troubleshootingg) if you have any questions.*


hoopla is a collection of thousands of movies, television shows, music albums and audiobooks, available to borrow for instant (and simultaneous use) streaming or temporary downloading to smartphones and tablets.


Kanopy is a video streaming platform for libraries with one of the largest and most unique collections in the world. It features more than 26,000 movies, documentaries, and indie and foreign films from hundreds of producers, including The Criterion Collection, The Great Courses, Kino Lorber, PBS and thousands of independent filmmakers.


This streaming movie service provides unlimited access to award-winning shorts, feature films, and documentaries from major festivals like Sundance, Tribeca, Cannes. Thousands of films to choose from across more than 50 countries.


Freegal (‘free & legal’) music provides access to the entire catalogue of Sony Music Entertainment, owner of many music labels. VIRL customers can download five free songs each week, or two music videos Freegal will work with any MP3 player and is PC and Mac compatible.

OnePlay (No Longer Available)

OnePlay, VIRL’s video game service, is no longer available as of September 13, 2018. We will keep you informed about any developments, including our plans to find a new video game service for our customers. We apologize for any inconvenience this has caused. Please email databases [at] virl [dot] bc [dot] ca">databases [at] virl [dot] bc [dot] ca if you have any questions or concerns.

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