Stream films for free

Kanopy – Over 30,000 films entirely free with a library card.

The popular on-demand film streaming service Kanopy is now available for free for Ilsley Public Library cardholders. Library card holders can access Kanopy and sign up to start streaming films  by visiting ilsleypubliclibrary.kanopy.com. Films can be streamed from any computer, television, mobile device or platform by downloading the Kanopy app for iOS, Android, AppleTV, Chromecast or Roku.

Offering what the New York Times calls “a garden of cinematic delights,” Kanopy showcases more than 30,000 of the world’s best films, including award-winning documentaries, rare and hard-to-find titles, film festival favorites, indie and classic films, and world cinema with collections from Kino Lorber, Music Box Films, Samuel Goldwyn, The Orchard, The Great Courses, PBS and thousands of independent filmmakers. You can learn how to set up an account with canopy here. READ MORE

Author Talk: Sue Halpern

Sue Halpern
Tuesday, May 22 at 1pm
Sue Halpern will talk about the writing life and read from her new novel, Summer Hours at the Robbers Library. Halpern is the author of seven books and a frequent contributor to a variety of publications, including The New Yorker, The Nation and Smithsonian. She is a scholar-inresidence at Middlebury College. (Photo/Trent
Campbell) READ MORE

Film Screening

All the King’s Men
Thursday, June 7 , 3:30 – 5:30 pm

The fourth and final film of the Middlebury Classic Film Club for the spring season. This classic film, based on Robert Penn Warren’s 1946 novel, won three Oscars (best picture, best actor, and best supporting actress). Free and open to the public. READ MORE