Kanopy Movies

The Kanopy Streaming Video Collection offers what the New York Times calls “a garden of cinematic delights.” Kanopy showcases more than 30,000 titles, including award-winning documentaries and acclaimed films, rare and hard-to-find titles, and classic films, with collections from The Great Courses, Kino Lorber, and PBS among many others.

Users can access Kanopy through a variety of devices and platforms, including Roku, Apple TV, iOS and Android. Kanopy is also compatible for hearing- (with captions and transcripts) and visually-impaired patrons (compatible with technologies such as JAWS).  Wi-Fi access is necessary to view movies, which are available to stream but not to download.  Films that are checked out are available to view for three days with a maximum of 10 checkouts a month.  Visit the Kanopy help page for more information.

To create an account,  follow the link to https://plymouthpl.kanopystreaming.com/ and enter your email address and a password.  You must enter your library card number  in order for your account to be confirmed.

Click here to view a quick tutorial on how to get started with Kanopy at the Plymouth Public Library.


lyndaThe lynda.com online video library offers more than 6,000 courses in Business, Technology and Creative Skills taught by industry experts.  Self-paced training classes on a wide range of computer and project management skills are aimed at beginning, intermediate, and advanced users. Topics offered include: the entire suite of Microsoft and Adobe products, website development, business skills, design skills, audio and video tools, creative inspirations, and much more.  All of the courses are taught by expert instructors and have fully searchable transcripts.  Certificates of completion can be seamlessly uploaded to Linked-In.  Log-in with your Plymouth Public Library card.

Click here to learn more about how to use lynda

Rosetta Stone

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Rosetta Stone Library Solution offers libraries and their patrons the proven immersion method that more than 22,000 schools and 12,000 businesses have trusted for over the last 20+ years. The award-winning interactive approach has been used by millions of learners around the world and now is accessible in the library–or anywhere, anytime.

This vital resource includes 30 languages to meet a range of cultural interests. Learning is structured around core lessons to build reading, writing, speaking, and listening skills and also includes focused activities to refine grammar, vocabulary, pronunciation, and more. Patrons can also take advantage of available mobile apps that enable learners to reinforce their language learning wherever they may be.

This short tutorial will help you get started using Rosetta Stone.

Follow this link  to get to our Rosetta Stone account.  If you are not at the Library, you will need to enter your library card number to sign-in.  Create an account with your email address and a password and choose the language which you plan to study. You can also download the mobile app to your tablet or phone.  To sign into the app, you must log in from the Library website on your browser, which will then open your lesson in the app.

The Library also continues to offer access to Transparent Language Online, which provides lessons for 100 languages, including English for speakers of 26 languages.


Transparent Language Online

Transparent Language Online provides a fun, effective, and engaging experience for learners of all levels looking to build their listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills in a foreign language.

Combining robust courses, supplemental vocabulary, extensive grammar resources, and mobile apps, Transparent Language Online is the most complete language-learning system. With over 100 languages from Afrikaans to Zulu to choose from, including English for speakers of 26 languages, there is something for every learner. Best of all, with enhanced support for Android ™ tablets and iPads, learners can enjoy the freedom to learn at home, in the library, or on the go.

Click here to view a short video tutorial about how to get started using Transparent Language.