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Enjoy thousands of commercial-free streaming videos anytime, anywhere using your Cuyahoga County Public Library card. No library card? No problem. Get one now.

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Inline-Image-9-Kanopy-170x300.pngEnjoy 30,000+ movie classics, film fest faves, documentaries and more

Explore Kanopy's unrivaled collection of film classics, independent releases, world cinema, thought-provoking documentaries, learning experiences and popular films. New films are added every week. All you need is your library card, a web browser, smartphone or tablet to get started. Start watching more thoughtful entertainment today! Stream Kanopy on your computer or download the Kanopy app on your phone, tablet and Roku device.

Pro tips: Customize your viewing experience by creating your own Kanopy playlists. 



Inline-Image-10-Kanopy-Kids-170x300.pngHigh quality kids entertainment parents can trust 

Kanopy Kids offers commercial-free films and TV series that inspire, inform and help children develop empathy, mindfulness and self-esteem. The Kanopy Kids collection includes animated storybooks, family-friendly movies and popular titles like Arthur, Babar, Sesame Street, Maya the Bee and more. New titles are added each month. All you need is a library card to start streaming Kanopy Kids titles on your computer, TV, Roku or mobile device.
Pro tip: Look for developmentally appropriate, age-based ratings from Common Sense Media®.

Pro tip: If you and your kids like Kanopy Kids, we recommend giving BookFlix and Tumblebooks a try. 



Inline-Image-12-Hoopla-Movies-170x300.pngThousands of popular movies you can watch anytime, anywhere 

Our hoopla streaming video collection offers thousands of popular titles that you can stream or temporarily download to your phone, computer or tablet for convenient viewing anywhere you go. The hoopla collection includes arthouse hits, foreign language films, popular titles and Movies of the Month. You can watch it all for free, with your library card. 

Pro tip: hoopla titles are available for simultaneous use, which means you never have to wait in line to borrow a title.  

Pro tip: For the best hoopla experience we recommend using Chrome, Firefox or Microsoft Edge as your browser. hoopla does not support Internet Explorer.  



Inline-Image-11-Hoopla-TV-170x300.pngChoose from hundreds of TV series and documentaries  

hoopla offers hundreds of TV series titles that you can stream or temporarily download using your library card. The hoopla collection includes classic TV series like Sesame Street and Masterpiece Theatre, plus Ken Burns documentary series, fitness videos and great titles from A&E, Acorn TV, Nickelodeon and more.  

Pro tip: hoopla titles return themselves automatically at the end of the loan period, so you never need to worry about returning them on time.

Pro tip: For the best hoopla experience we recommend using Chrome, Firefox or Microsoft Edge as your browser. hoopla does not support Internet Explorer. 



Inline-Image-13-Adult-eBook-170x300.pngBinge on thousands of hours of free streaming video 

There's a little something for everyone in the OverDrive streaming video collection. Whether it's comedy, drama, action, horror, suspense, kids cartoons, documentaries or foreign films, OverDrive has you covered. You can borrow up to 50 titles at time. Borrowed titles are available for one week and return themselves when the loan period expires. You never have to worry about library fines again. 

Pro tip: Looking to get in shape? OverDrive features tons of great workout and yoga videos to help you achieve your fitness goals.



help guides 

Kanopy Help Center
hoopla FAQs 
OverDrive Help 


If you like Kanopy, hoopla streaming video and OverDrive give these FREE resources a try: 

BookFlix — Enjoy animated versions of classic children's books. 
hoopla comic books — Download digital versions of your favorite Marvel, DC and indie label comic books.  
hoopla music  Stream or temporarily download commercial-free albums. 
OverDrive eBooks — Browse our world class collection of eBook titles. 
Tumblebooks — Animated children's picture books that teach kids the joy of reading in a format they'll love.