You can get a card for checking out items, or you can get an e-card, which allows you to stream films, borrow e-books, and listen to music. If you live in the County of Los Angeles, you may get an LAPL e-card. During normal operating procedures, anyone in the state of CA may get an LAPL card. You can have multiple accounts/memberships with Kanopy, such as LAPL plus CSUN or LA County Library plus CSUN. Please see this guide for more info.
If you live in Ventura, Orange, or LA County, you can sign up for a Beverly Hills Public Library card.
The City of Orange Public Library offers e-cards to California residents.
Newport Beach Public Library also offers e-cards to California residents.
Berkeley Public Library offers e-cards to California residents.
Riverside County Library System has Kanopy and is available for all California residents.
Fresno County Library offers Kanopy to its residents, with instant e-cards.
San Joaquin Valley Library System (7 counties including Madera, Stanislaus, and Merced) offers Kanopy plus instant e-cards.
Sonoma County Library offers e-cards for residents of the County.