Movies, Music & Video Games
Prefer to download or stream? Check out our streaming video selection in the Library's OverDrive service. For award-winning documentaries, see another one of our services, Filmakers Library Online.
Search our catalog for your favorite local band! We have over 400 CDs by local artists in various genres, with new titles added regularly. We're also pleased to offer CDs by many Treefort Music Fest artists! Check our catalog for your favorite genre, from blues to reggae and swing. Search by title, artist, language, country or genre.
Suggest a music purchase for our collection.
Learn more about local music at Go Listen Boise, a local non-profit working to foster a vibrant and diverse musical culture in the Boise Area.
Downloadable & Streaming Music
Now, with your Boise Public Library card and our new Freegal Music service, you can stream 3 hours of music each day, and up to five songs each week from the vast Sony music collection and other licensed labels. There are no digital rights management (DRM) restrictions, which means once you download the songs, they're yours to keep!
Choose from thousands of artists, tens of thousands of albums, and hundreds of thousands of songs spanning over a hundred genres. Get the app: iPhone, iPod Touch, & iPad or Android
Check out and enjoy video games from your library - for free! We have current and classic titles for Wii, Xbox & Xbox 360, Playstation 2 & 3, and Nintendo DS, 3DS & GameCube.
You can have up to 10 games checked out on your card at a time and can keep each game for one week. They're renewable for one more week if no one else has placed a hold. If the game you want is checked out, be sure to place a hold on it and we'll set it aside for you when it's returned!