Streaming Movies and TV
Hoopla and Kanopy
Hoopla is an app that puts all the content you love in one place – and that includes streaming movies and TV! You can stream directly on your Hoopla app, or through several streaming devices including Roku, Amazon Fire TV, Apple TV, and Chromecast. Your PAPL library card provides access to 5 checkouts a month. And best of all, with Hoopla, there are no waitlists! Visit hoopladigital.com for more information.
Kanopy is an app with over 30,000 documentaries, classic and indie films. Kanopy streams thoughtful entertainment to your preferred device with no fees and no commercials. You can also access Kanopy Kids. Your PAPL card gives you 8 play credits per month with Kanopy and unlimited plays in Kanopy Kids. You can stream directly through your Kanopy app on several streaming devices.
For how-to instructions on using either app, read our eResources Guide for using Hoopla and Kanopy on TV Devices.
Rokus for Kids, Teens, and Adults with the GoGo Gadgets Collection
You can check out preloaded Rokus for Adults, Young Adults, and Families with your library card for three weeks. Set-up takes a few quick steps – all you need is an HDMI-compatible TV and a WiFi connection. What do these Rokus include?
- Adult Rokus + Movies are preloaded with 500+ movies and TV shows.
- Adult Rokus + Streaming Channels are preloaded with Netflix, Hulu, Disney+, ESPN+, and AppleTV.
- Young Adult Rokus are preloaded with teen movies (rated up to PG-13)
- Family Rokus are preloaded with kids and family movies rated G and PG.
Streaming Rokus are part of our GoGo Gadgets collection and are available at the Check Out Desk. Place a hold on a Roku in the catalog here.
Movie subscription boxes
Not sure what to watch next? Sign up to receive monthly selections and goodies with our new “Let’s Go to the Movies” subscription box, curated just for you!
How does it work? Fill out a registration form with basic information and your movie preferences. For the next three months, we’ll select options we think you’ll love to check out! We will contact you when your box is ready to be picked up. Subscription box selections will be checked out to you for four weeks. When you’re done, return the movies – the treats are yours to keep!
Visit the Subscription boxes page for more information.