eVideos

Quick Start: eVideo

Kanopy

What is it?

Kanopy is a video streaming platform with a collection of over 30,000 documentaries and feature films featuring over 1,000 producers including selections from Criterion Collection, Great Courses, Kino Lorber, BBC, PBS, and more.

First-time users:

  • Go to Kanopy
  • In the upper right corner, select Sign Up
  • Enter in your name, email, and a password and click sign up. Kanopy will send you a verification email.
  • Go to your email and verify your email address by clicking on the “Verify My Email” link.
  • Once you click the link, it will open your Kanopy account.
  • In the upper right corner, click on Update your library account and enter your library card number and pin to start watching!
  • At the top of the screen, browse by the subjects tab or simply type in a search. You can also create future watchlists.

Returning users:

  • Go to Kanopy
  • Log in with your account information (email/username and password)

Frequently Asked Questions

Hoopla

What is it?

Hoopla is a service that offers access to thousands of popular streaming movies and television shows, music albums, and audiobooks with no waiting lists.

First-time users:

  • Go to Hoopla
  • In upper right corner, select Sign Up
  • You will be prompted to create an account after entering your library card number and PIN

* Forget your pin? Request information here.

  • Widevine Media Optimizer, a free add-on for your web browser, is needed to watch or listen to Hoopla titles. You will be prompted to install it the first time you try to stream a title on your computer.
  • Go to the top of the screen and either Search or Browse for titles

Returning users:

  • Go to Hoopla
  • Sign In with your account information (email and password)

Frequently Asked Questions

 

InstantFlix

What is it?

InstantFlix is a web streaming movie service that offers thousands of award-winning shorts, feature films, and documentaries by independent filmmakers. Founded by filmmakers, IndieFlix curates the best from film festivals worldwide.

First time users:

  • Go to InstantFlix
  • In upper right corner, select Create New Account

*  Only one account may be set up per library card and email address

  • Click the Browse Films button

Returning users:

  • Go to InstantFlixLogin and Browse Films. The left side of the screen shows searching and browsing options.

* Zinio Users: use your Zinio email and password to login to IndieFlix.

Frequently Asked Questions

 

MyMediaMall/OverDrive

What is it?

MyMediaMall is  service that offers access to thousands of  eBooks, audiobooks, and streaming video.

First time users and Returning Users:

  • Go to MyMediaMall
  • In upper right corner, select Sign In

* Forget your pin? Request information here.

  • Go to the top of the screen and either Search or Browse for titles

Frequently Asked Questions

Required Software for eVideo

None! Since all of our eVideo services stream via the web, all you need is access to the internet.

Mobile device? Check the chart below to see if you can download an app.

Roku owner? Watch this video for more info about the MyMediaMall channel and take a look at the  Roku FAQ for IndieFlix.

Xbox owner? Here is some information on how to watch IndieFlix through your game system.

 

Compatible Devices for eVideo

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PC Mac Tablet Smartphone Apple TV Fire TV Roku Xbox PS3/PS4 Chromecast Wii
Hoopla x x x * x * x x  x  x
InstantFlix x x x ** x ** x x x
MyMediaMall x x x * x * x
Kanopy x x x * x *  x x x x

x * = through an app
x ** = through a browser

eVideo Device Reviews

Consumer Reports

Just click the Consumer Reports link above and search “streaming media.”

 

Checkout Rules

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Loan Period Limit Always Available Renewals EPL cardholders only
Hoopla  3 days  15 items per month Yes No Yes
InstantFlix Length of session None Yes No  Yes
MyMediaMall  1 week 5 items at a time  No  No  Yes
Kanopy Length of session 5 items per month Yes No Yes