Stream films free, with your library card

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The popular on-demand film streaming service Kanopy is now available for free from the Nashua Public Library. Library cardholders can sign up to start streaming films instantly by visiting or downloading the Kanopy app.

Films can be streamed from any computer, TV, or mobile device, using iOS, Android, AppleTV, Chromecast, or Roku.

Kanopy showcases more than 30,000 of the world’s best films, including award-winning documentaries, hard-to-find titles, film festival favorites, indie and classic films, and world cinema. The selections come from Criterion, The Great Courses, PBS, Kino Lorber, Music Box Films, Samuel Goldwyn, The Orchard, and thousands of independent filmmakers.

With the motto of “thoughtful entertainment,” Kanopy lets Nashua Public Library patrons stream films of unique social and cultural value and diversity.

Kids films too

Kanopy Kids is also available, including films, stories, TV shows, educational material, and more, with unlimited plays and parental controls available.

“We’re excited to make video so easily available to our patrons, regardless of where they are, whether it’s at home, in a coffee shop, traveling, on the bus to work—wherever,” says Assistant Library Director Jenn Hosking.

The Kanopy collection includes recent Oscar nominees like Lady Bird, Moonlight, and The Florida Project; classic masterpieces like Chinatown and To Catch a Thief; and documentaries like The Central Park Five by Ken Burns and the acclaimed I Am Not Your Negro.