06 3, 2024

Mentor Public Library offers guide to streaming services & cord cutting

By |2024-06-03T10:06:14-04:00June 3, 2024|

Learn how you can save money – while still getting the entertainment you want – when you cut cable during a free program at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, June 17, at our Lake Branch.

There are several streaming services out there: Netflix, Hulu, Disney+, Apple+, Paramount+, Amazon Prime, HBO Max, Peacock, and more. MPL Librarian Cailey Hutchins will help everyone find out what services are worth your money.

She’ll also talk about the streaming services that are free to use with a Mentor Public Library card like Hoopla and Kanopy. Learn how to stream movies, TV shows, documentaries, animated picture books, and more to your preferred device. The program is free to attend and registration is required. Sign up online or by calling us at 440-257-2512.

08 22, 2020

All Booked Up with Cailey & Meg: Classic Hollywood

By |2020-08-22T12:00:56-04:00August 22, 2020|

Cailey and Meg discuss four books on their favorite topic — classic Hollywood! — including:

Most of the books they discuss can also be borrowed as ebooks using OverDrive or Libby. All you need is your Mentor Public Library card.

By the way, if you love classic Hollywood, then you should check out our digital service, Kanopy. It has a collection of more than 30,000 films, including award-winning movies and documentaries from all over the globe. You can borrow 10 each month with your library card.

01 20, 2018

Watch some of the world’s best films with Kanopy & your library card

By |2023-11-04T09:11:46-04:00January 20, 2018|

IANYN Web BannerYou can stream some of the greatest films ever made for free.

All you need is your library card and our newest digital service, Kanopy.

Kanopy has a collection of more than 30,000 films, including award-winning movies and documentaries from all over the globe.

Watch them on your favorite device—computer, tablet, phone, Apple TV, Chromecast or Roku—for free. Indulge your inner cinephile with masterpieces by Akira Kurosawa, Greta Gerwig, Charlie Chaplin, Federico Fellini, Orson Welles and more.

You have 30 tickets you can use each month on Kanopy. Each title on Kanopy will tell you how many tickets are required to view it and how long you have to watch it. Click here if you have any questions about how Kanopy tickets work.

Kanopy also has an excellent collection of animated story books and educational kids shows for children. The streaming on Kanopy Kids is unlimited! No tickets required.

You can watch online or use Kanopy’s app, which is available for free at the Apple and Google Play stores.

So start watching. It’s like having a world-class film festival, tailored to your personal interests, at your beck and call. For free.


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