Entertainment & Hobbies

Gain instant access to hundreds of movies on your computer or mobile device. Kanopy has a strong collection of independent, international, documentary, and early films from providers like Criterion, PBS and Kino Lorber.

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Lynda.com is a leading online learning company that helps anyone learn business, software, technology and creative skills to achieve personal and professional goals.

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You can enjoy FREE access to NYTimes.com courtesy of the Kansas City Public Library.

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Niche Academy provides ready-to-use tutorials for the most commonly used library electronic resources. These video and text tutorials are maintained and kept current by Niche Academy's staff.

Novelist Plus

Looking for your next read? Find it on NoveList Plus! Discover read-alike titles or authors, check out book lists and recommendations from librarians, publishers, and booksellers, or try the Appeal Mixer to choose specific terms for your book recommendation.

Overdrive

Browse, checkout, download and stream more than 25,000 e-books, 10,000 audio books, 500 videos using your library card.

OverDrive for Kids

Explore digital movies and books for Kids from the OverDrive collection, in a specially branded website.

Project MUSE

Project MUSE – a development of Johns-Hopkins and other major U.S. Universities.

E-books in the classics, history and literature, now totaling more than 10,000 titles.

Pronunciator offers phrase tutorials for over 80 languages, including ESL.

  Through the Camera Lens: The Moving Picture World and the Silent Cinema Era, 1907-1927

The Moving Picture World was a film trade publication which began on March 9, 1907, and appeared weekly until January 7, 1928. It set a standard for the broadest possible coverage, reviewed current releases and published news, features, and interviews relating to all aspects of the industry.

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