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Movies & Music

Feeling like listening to some tunes to groove to or something to watch? Check out the selection of movies, documentaries, TV shows, Childrens DVDs, and CDs in the library. Or explore our online offering of documentaries.

Looking for new titles we have at the library? Check out our lists of new items.

If you don't find a title you are looking for, ask us to buy it or get it.

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Kanopy Kids

Kanopy Kids is a collection of movies and shows for kids.

Kanopy Kids has a wide selection of educational and entertaining content that range across movies, TV Series, animated storybooks, live action and animated favourites for children of all ages.

You need a Kanopy account to access Kanopy Kids, and a parent or guardian must create the account.

Set up Parental Controls to ensure your kids stay within the dedicated Kanopy Kids area for age-appropriate content.

Enjoy unlimited plays in the specially curated collection for kids.

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Kanopy

Kanopy showcases more than 30,000 of the world’s best films, including award-winning documentaries, rare and hard-to-find titles, film festival favourites, indie and classic films, and world cinema.

With the motto of "thoughtful entertainment," Kanopy provides Palmerston North City Library patrons with access to films of unique social and cultural value; films that are often difficult or impossible to access elsewhere, and programming that features diversity, with a wide array of foreign language films and films on race, and current affairs.

Create an account with Kanopy.

15 films (play credits) per calendar month.

Once you press play on a video, 1 film (play credit) is used.

You have 3 days (72 hours) to watch each film as many times as you like.

Streaming only, no downloading.

Stream from a computer, mobile device, Apple TV, and Chromecast.

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Beamafilm

Access hundreds of award winning documentaries, and feature films from around the world.

Beamafilm is Australia's leading streaming channel for documentaries, and independent features. Their premium collection of award winning movies and festival favourites will inspire and entertain you.

Simply enter your Palmerston North City Library card number, and create a Beamafilm account by entering your name, email and a password.

Unlimited access to all movies.

Stream from a computer, mobile device, Apple TV and Chromecast.

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