Columbus libraries teaming up with Kanopy to stream movies

(Columbus Metropolitan Library)

COLUMBUS (WCMH) — Columbus Metropolitan Library announced a partnership with digital lender Kanopy to bring free streaming movies to its customers.

According to the CML, anyone with a library card can stream up to 10 movies a month, and watch a movie as many times as they like in a 72 hour period.

To get to the streaming movies, visit CML’s homepage,, and scroll down to the yellow “Cinema / Documentaries.”

Founded in 2008, the San Francisco-based video-streaming company provides on-demand access to more than 30,000 classic, foreign, independent, international and instructional films, as well as a robust offering of documentaries. Kanopy films can be accessed on various mobile and TV streaming devices, as well as streamed directly from the Kanopy website. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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