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Streaming Video from Your MPL!

By Brett on Jun 2, 2014 2:38 PM

 

If you are a user of the Overdrive app on your smartphone, tablet or computer, you now have the option of checking out streaming video through it! MPL has acquired dozens of popular feature films, documentaries, children's programs and instructional videos that you can watch for FREE!

Videos can be checked out for 3 days, and there are a limited number of copies available simultaneously. Just like with e-books, you can place a hold on videos for future borrowing. Just log into the app the same way you do to check out books and scroll down to the "Streaming Video" link near the middle of the WPLC Digital Library page.

The videos can be watched directly through your browser as well, as long as it supports HTML5 (Internet Explorer, Firefox, Chrome and Safari all do.) And for Roku users- in the near future, Overdrive will be introducing a Roku channel, so you will be able to watch the videos directly on your home TV. How awesome is that?

And if you're not an Overdrive user yet, what's stopping you?



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