What’s higher than bundling up with a comfy blanket, a sizzling drink and a brand new film? FREE new films, courtesy of Prince William Public Libraries.
The libraries supply many nice platforms for digital content material – together with films – which you can entry 24 hours a day, seven days every week, from anyplace on the planet. All you want is one thing to look at them on, the web and a library card, in fact.
The county’s libraries can present so many films, reveals, music, audiobooks, ebooks, magazines and graphic novels on-line as a result of we subscribe to a number of completely different providers. There are various benefits to this, however one of many few drawbacks is that every service has its personal platform to go looking and make the most of individually. We’re all the time in search of methods to simplify and streamline the net expertise.
One innovation is a step in that course: For those who use the Libby app for ebooks, audiobooks and magazines from OverDrive, now you can entry our Kanopy streaming film and TV present platform by way of the identical app. Give it a attempt.
You’ll find the Kanopy app beneath “extras” within the Libby app. If you have already got a Kanopy account, log in like earlier than and, when you don’t have already got one, you may create a brand new account within the Libby app.
This permits patrons to entry each platforms and their respective content material by way of the identical app. The present Kanopy app shouldn’t be being phased out, and patrons are welcome to proceed utilizing it in the event that they don’t have a Libby account and don’t want to create one.
We’re dedicated to providing a straightforward person expertise and this is only one small step in direction of reaching that objective of offering a single, seamless entry level to all of the digital content material PWPL has to supply.
For those who’re a longtime Libby person who has not but checked out the good films, documentaries, and TV reveals at Kanopy, perhaps now could be the time to search out out what you’ve been lacking. Get began at present: pwcva.gov/digitallibrary.
Kurt Johnson is a supervisor in Prince William Public Libraries’ supplies providers division.