Durham Public Library is currently offering limited services to the public. Information regarding services during Phase II: Step 1 of the Library Reopening Plan, beginning on 06/29/20 can be found HERE.
The popular on-demand film streaming service Kanopy is now available for free at Durham Public Library. Library card holders can access Kanopy and sign up to start streaming films on instantly by visiting kanopy HERE. Films can be streamed from any computer, television, mobile device or platform by downloading the Kanopy app for iOS, Android, AppleTV or Chromecast.
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 Umbrella Entertainment, Madman Entertainment, Under the Milky Way, SND Films, Great Courses and thousands of independent filmmakers.
Kanopy is free for users with a DPL library card and all cardholders may check out 6 titles per month.
We are excited to announce a new digital offering to all of our patrons. hoopla is an all-in-one media service where you can browse 700,000+ titles in six different formats—audiobooks, eBooks, comics/graphic novels, full music albums, movies, and TV—and instantly borrow, then download or stream, the titles of your choice!
You can access the title you borrow instantly on your computer, tablet, or smartphone. With hoopla, there are no holds or waiting!
We love this service. It is easy to use and provides instant access (again, with
no holds or waiting!) to the titles you want when you want them. As a library cardholder, you may borrow up to six titles per month.
To register for and enjoy hoopla digital for free with your library card, please download the hoopla digital app from the Apple or Google Play store on your mobile device. If you are using a computer, visit https://www.hoopladigital.com. Your will need your library barcode, an email address and your library pin/password to set up your account.
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