For Adults

Stream Movies and TV free with your IndyPL Library Card - NEW Acorn TV


03/05/2019

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You can stream acclaimed films, captivating documentaries, feature films, foreign films, inspirational biographies, and television shows free with your IndyPL library card. We offer three different services for borrowing streaming movies: Kanopy, Hoopla, and Acorn TV.

We are pleased to announce our newest service, Acorn TV.

What is Acorn TV?

  • The best in British TV and film including your favorite mysteries, dramas, and comedies.
  • 80+ exclusive shows, including A Place to Call Home, The Brokenwood Mysteries, Agatha Christie’s Partners in Crime, Detectorists, and Jack Irish
  • Acorn TV streams the latest seasons of fan favorites like Doc Martin, Midsomer Murders, George Gently, Vera, Murdoch Mysteries, and more
  • Acorn TV Originals including Loch Ness, Striking Out, Agatha Raisin, The Level, and more.

If you have never used your library card before to stream movies or TV shows and series, here is how to get started:

Getting Started on Acorn TV (British Television and Film)

  • Visit RBdigital to create an account with your library card.
  • Find Acorn TV in the Entertainment Section.
  • Sign into Acorn TV with your RBdigital account information.
  • After you have signed in to Acorn TV, you can use Acorn TV with the following apps:
    • From any mobile device with the RB digital app: iOS, Android, and Kindle Fire
    • Stream on your television with the Acorn TV channel/app on Roku, Apple TV, Amazon Fire Stick, Chromecast
    • Once you have Checked Out a television show, you have a 7 day pass to view anything in Acorn TV.
    • You may use up to 3 passes per month.
    • Passes reset on the 1st of the month.
    • Need help? Watch a Video Tutorial

Getting Started on Kanopy (movies)

  • You can access Kanopy from any device, including iOS, Android, Apple TV, Roku, and Chromecast.
  • Visit indypl.kanopy.com to sign up with your library card.
  • Once you press play on a movie, you have 3 days to view it as many times as you like without using another play credit.
  • Play credits reset on the 1st of the month.
  • Once you have reached your 10 movies a month borrowing limit, you will not be able to play any more movies until the new month starts when you will be given a fresh quota of 10 play credits again.
  • Need help? Watch a Video Tutorial

Getting Started on Hoopla (movies, audiobooks, music, e-books, comics)

  • You can access Hoopla from any device, including iOS, Android, Apple TV, Roku, and Chromecast.
  • Visit hoopladigital.com to sign up with your library card.
  • Once you borrow a movie, you have 3 days to view it as many times as you like.
  • Your total borrows reset on the 1st of the month.
  • Once you have reached your 10 items a month borrowing limit, you will not be able to borrow any Hoopla content until the new month starts and your 10 borrows reset.
  • Need help? Watch a video tutorial.