Mid-Columbia Libraries offers cardholders free access to on-demand video streaming with the Kanopy streaming service. MCL will temporarily increase the credit limit in Kanopy from five to 10 per month for the duration of the closure period. In Kanopy Kids, customers can enjoy unlimited videos per month; an internet connection is required. Sign up for an account here.
Kanopy showcases more than 30,000 of the world’s best films including award-winning documentaries, rare and hard-to-find titles, film festival favorites, indie and classic films, and world cinema with collections from Criterion Collection, PBS, and thousands of independent filmmakers.
Checkouts will be temporarily increased from five to 10 videos per month with a loan period of three days per video. No software is required. Videos can be played in a browser, or you can download Kanopy apps for iPhone, iPad, AppleTV, Android, AndriodTV, Chromecast, Kindle Fire, FireTV, and Roku.
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