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Perth Amboy Free Public Library Announces Exciting New Media Streaming Service: Kanopy

Perth Amboy Free Public Library Announces Exciting New Media Streaming Service: Kanopy


By The Perth Amboy Free Public Library Staff

Thursday, November 2, 2023

The Perth Amboy Free Public Library is thrilled to introduce a brand-new, cutting-edge media streaming service, Kanopy, now available to all library cardholders. With Kanopy, patrons can embark on an exciting cinematic journey, exploring a vast array of entertainment options from the comfort of their homes. This innovative addition to our library services promises to enhance the cultural and entertainment experience for our community.

Kanopy's extensive library of films and documentaries is a treasure trove that is sure to captivate and engage audiences of all tastes. From drama enthusiasts and comedy lovers to documentary connoisseurs and television series binge-watchers, there is something for everyone in our Kanopy collection.

Our Favorites Package: This handpicked selection contains some of the most popular and critically acclaimed titles, spanning various genres such as drama, comedy, thriller, documentary, and television series. Whether you're looking for crowd-pleasers or critical favorites, this PLUS Pack will provide your library with a diverse range of films to cater to a wide spectrum of tastes.

Easy-Watching Package: For those seeking uncomplicated entertainment, the Easy-Watching Package offers crowd-pleasing comedies, fun and engaging documentaries, popular classic cinema, and family-friendly films. These titles feature captivating stories that will charm audiences of all ages. This PLUS Pack ensures that your library offers easy-to-watch films with broad appeal.

British Cinema & TV Package: Explore the unique blend of intriguing mysteries, addictive dramas, and big-hearted comedies in our British Cinema & TV Package. Designed for Anglophile patrons who relish proper British movies and TV series, this selection promises to transport viewers to the enchanting world of British entertainment.

Episodic Titles Package: Dive into the kaleidoscope of bingeable and thrilling narratives and documentaries with our Episodic Titles Package. This collection caters to diverse interests, featuring thrillers, classic theater, reality series, historical procedurals, and much more. There's something for everyone, making it the perfect choice for those who love to indulge in captivating and immersive storytelling.

Kids Kanopy: This child-centric platform, packed with over 2,000 titles, puts education and safety at the forefront while providing endless hours of entertainment. With beloved characters like Paddington Bear, Madeline, Blippi, Sesame Street, PBS Kids, as well as read-along story books by Vooks, Highlights, and Signed Stories, Kanopy offers a world of enriching content for young audiences.

Library Director, Joel Rosa, expressed his enthusiasm for this latest addition to the library's offerings, saying, "The Perth Amboy Library is committed to providing our community with rich educational content, as well as entertaining experiences that is available from any location using a computer or smart device. Kanopy will undoubtedly broaden the horizons of our patrons, offering them an impressive selection of high-quality, thought-provoking, and entertaining content at no cost to the viewer."

To start enjoying Kanopy, Perth Amboy residents simply need to sign in with their library card credentials on the library's website and begin their cinematic journey. If you don't have a library card, don't worry—getting one is easy and free at the Perth Amboy Free Public Library.

For more information about Kanopy and to explore this exciting new resource, visit the Perth Amboy Free Public Library's website at

About Perth Amboy Free Public Library:

The Perth Amboy Free Public Library is dedicated to create a vibrant and welcoming space that provides equitable access to resources, knowledge, and technology for all members of the community. We aim to empower individuals to explore their interests, pursue their passions, and develop the skills necessary for success in the 21st century.


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