With Kanopy, Bloomfield Patrons Will Have
Access to more than 30,000 Films, For Free
Prosser Public Library is pleased to announce that it now offers Kanopy, the popular on-demand film streaming service. Films can be streamed from any computer, television, or mobile device by downloading the Kanopy app for iOS, Android, AppleTV, Chromecast, or Roku.Kanopy is offered at no cost to patrons and requires only a Bloomfield library card to access. “After several inquiries from Bloomfield patrons, the library was pleased to learn that we could subscribe and open up a whole new cinematic world to our cardholders,” said Roberta La Monaca, Library Director. To learn more about Kanopy, visit the Kanopy help page, or stop by Prosser Public Library or McMahon Wintonbury Library and ask a librarian for an introduction.
Offering what the New York Times calls “a garden of cinematic delights,” 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 Kino Lorber, Music Box Films, Samuel Goldwyn, The Orchard, The Great Courses, PBS and thousands of independent filmmakers.
With the motto of “thoughtful entertainment,” Kanopy provides Bloomfield residents with access to films of unique social and cultural value; films that are often difficult or impossible to access elsewhere, and programming that features diversity, with a wide array of foreign language films and films on race, and current affairs.
Kanopy also has a great children’s resource called Kanopy Kids, which highlights films and TV series that inspire and inform, helping children develop empathy, mindfulness, and self-esteem through entertaining and educational videos. Kanopy Kids categories include TV Series, Learning Languages, Animated Storybooks, Anime Favorites, Classic Films, and Movies for the Whole Family.