On Kanopy: Movies for the Season
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On Kanopy: Movies for the Season

Kanopy is the video streaming service available with your Plano Public Library card. Keep reading to learn about the latest updates to Kanopy and about their holiday films.

Credits are now Tickets

Starting in November, Kanopy made a change to their credit system, which is now called tickets. Each PPL card holder gets 15 tickets per month (restarts on the first of each month), and each film “costs” a certain number of tickets. You can see how many tickets each film is on Kanopy, along with the time you have to watch the film. Kanopy Kids remains unlimited.

When you log into Kanopy, you will receive a series of pop-ups sharing more about this:

Home Viewing for the Holidays

The latest category of films is up on Kanopy, just in time for cooler weather and the winter holidays. Check out Home Viewing for the Holidays for family films, romances, comedies and more. Here are a few, with descriptions from Kanopy:

Festive Fireplace

2 tickets, 72 hour access for a 3-hour film

Set the scene this holiday season with Kanopy’s Festive Fireplace. Play this crackling fire as atmosphere during any of your holiday events, and sit back and enjoy the warmth and glow of this virtual winter experience.

Nutcracker (1986)

4 tickets, 48 hour access for a 1h 25m film

The colorful holiday classic is finally brought to the big screen, designed by famed children’s story author and artist Maurice Sendak, and written for the first time to be as close as possible to the original story. A lavish, exciting and heart-warming celebration of dance, of music, and of life. Based upon the Pacific Northwest Ballet’s original production.

Jingle Bell Rocks!: The Underground World of Alternative Christmas Music

2 tickets, 72 hour access for a 1h 34m film

A trippy, cinematic sleigh-ride into the strange and sublime universe of alternative and underground Xmas music, featuring The Flaming Lips, Run-DMC, The Free Design, Low, Miles Davis and Bob Dorough, Clarence Carter, John Waters, and many more.

Be sure to pop over to our eBooks & More page to learn about the other eLibrary tools you have access to with your library card, including ebooks, audiobooks, magazines and newspapers.

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