Film aficionados rejoice! Library launches streaming service with access to 30,000 movies!

(TUCSON, Ariz.) – Love movies, but don’t want to add Netflix, Hulu, or Amazon Prime to your list of monthly bills? Don’t worry—with your Pima County Public Library card, you now have access to Kanopy, a video streaming service putting the world’s finest cinema at your fingertips and providing what the New York Times calls “a garden of cinematic delights.”

Looking for classic cinema, documentaries, or foreign language films? How about choosing from hundreds of Criterion Collection movies? Kanopy is the place to go!

It’s simple to use with your library card. Find it in our E-Library or visit to sign up and start streaming films instantly. Customers can stream up to 10 titles per month from any computer, television, mobile device, or platform by downloading the Kanopy app for iOS, Android, AppleTV, Chromecast, or Roku.

A quick search of Kanopy’s catalog yields an incredible selection of critically-acclaimed films, award-winning documentaries, rare and hard-to-find titles, film festival favorites, indie and classic films, and world cinema collections.

With captions, transcripts, and technologies including JAWS, Kanopy is available for all to use, including hearing- and visually-impaired customers.

“Kanopy is part of our ever-expanding E-Library collection that we are tremendously proud to offer,” says Library Director Amber Mathewson. “Our E-Library has tools for nearly anything you can think of—language learning, automotive repair, understanding current events, and of course, music and video streaming. Get a library card, and you can access a world of information and entertainment anywhere.”

With the motto of “thoughtful entertainment,” Kanopy provides Pima County Public Library customers with access to unique films. The collection includes indie hits like Hunt For the Wilderpeople and 2 Days in Paris, classic masterpieces like Aguirre, the Wrath of God and Seven Samurai, and award-winning documentaries like the 2017 Oscar®-nominated I Am Not Your Negro and Sundance Film Festival winner Mother of George.

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