Streaming Video @ HCPL

Update: Kanopy Service Extended for Six Weeks

We are happy to announce that Kanopy streaming video service has been extended for six weeks. During that time, Kanopy and Harris County Public Library will explore the possibility of longer-term continuation of the service.

Kanopy offers a wide range of independent films, critically acclaimed documentaries and classic cinema from the renowned Criterion Collection, as well as access to the Great Courses catalog. 

Getting started with Kanopy

Overdrive Streaming Video @ HCPL

Recently, we have been beefing up our selection of streaming videos in Overdrive These videos are available to stream via the Overdrive app or on your browser. Several PBS documentaries such as Ken Burns’ The War, The National Parks and The Roosevelts, are available 24/7. Also on offer are several Great Courses, workout videos, and a variety of award-winning and popular films from around the world.

Videos can be viewed on your web browser (Firefox, Chrome, Safari, etc.) or through the Overdrive app (free for Android, iOS and Fire devices). Please note that videos are not currently compatible with the Libby app, 

Get Started with Streaming Video from Your Library

Visit HCPL's OverDrive Video Collection.

At HCPL, we strive to provide the best, most cost-effective materials and services to Harris County taxpayers. We hope you will continue to look to us for your information and entertainment needs.