Film Collection

Ilsley Public Library’s films include a DVD collection with the latest new releases, an extensive back-catalog, popular TV series and a wide range of foreign and documentary films – more than 10,000 titles and growing! The adult collection can be found on the main floor near the computer lab. Children’s titles are shelved in the youth section on the ground floor, across from the circulation desk.


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 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 Kanopy here.

Click here for a tutorial for setting up your Kanopy account.