Rochester Hills Public Library Introduces New Downloadable Services

Rochester Hills Public Library (RHPL) has launched new downloadable services that enable patrons to utilize ebooks, movies, and television shows on their personal devices, in response to a growing demand. The new services include cloudLibrary, Kanopy, Acorn TV, and Qello Concerts.

“At Rochester Hills Public Library, we believe convenience and ease of use, are essential elements in serving a tech savvy community, and with our latest launches we’re taking our expansive collection of digital media to the next level,” said Jessica Parij, manager of Adult Services. “We’ve listened to our patrons and are offering innovative solutions to meet their growing demands for more digital media that is accessible at home or on the go.”

“Our new online media collection represents an even more compelling resource for library card holders, with more documentaries, eBooks, and concerts,” said Amanda Harrison Keighley, community relations specialist at the library. “When combined with our in-house programs like computer help for seniors and e-branch appointments, these new digital services are something everyone will enjoy.”

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cloudLibrary

cloudLibrary

Some may remember using cloudLibrary at RHPL several years ago, cloudLibrary will complement the eBook and eAudiobook offerings currently offered through OverDrive/Libby. cloudLibrary allows the RHPL to partner with several other Michigan libraries to bring more variety in electronic book offerings.

Hoopla Digital

Borrow eBooks, eAudiobooks, music, movies, and TV shows with no waiting. Titles can be streamed immediately, or downloaded to phones or tablets for offline enjoyment later.

Kanopy

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Kanopy

Kanopy has a database of over 30 thousand films which are now accessible to all RHPL card holders on their desktop, television or mobile device with the Kanopy app. Offering what the New York Times calls “a garden of cinematic delights,” Kanopy hosts some of the world’s best films, including award-winning documentaries, hard-to-find titles, film festival and independent favorites and class films.

Acorn TV

Acorn TV brings world-class mysteries, dramas, and comedies from Britain and beyond to library patrons through a streaming video service to any web-connected device. Get access to Acorn TV for one week with a RHPL card, and there is no limit on how many weeks someone can log in.

Qello Concerts

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Qello Concerts

Qello Concerts is the world’s largest collection of full-length concerts and music documentaries streamed on-demand to just about any digital device. Get access to Qello Concerts for one week with a RHPL card. There is no limit to how many weeks someone can log in.

Watch Acorn TV and Qullo Concerts at rochesterhillsmi.rbdigital.com.

More information on all of the RHPL downloadable resources.

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