Movies and Music

beamafilm | Kanopy | freegal music

Film and music online resources available to stream and/or download, all free with your library membership.

You may require your library card number (2002900xxxxxxx) and password to access freegal music, beamafilm and Kanopy. Forgot password?  


When prompted enter your library card number in full without spaces. You will then need to create an account with beamafilm using your email address and password. This will enable you to bookmark your favourite films. 

Stream unlimited films from beamafilm. 

We welcome you to a fresh take on the best stories set to film, with the finest handpicked collection of independent documentaries and feature films streamed straight to you at a time and place you decide.

Sourced from film festivals and the latest commercial releases through to the dark corners of independent filmmaking, our fast-growing collection is a treasure trove of old and new cinematic delights to make you think and keep you entertained. 

Please note that streaming beamafilm will count towards your download limits at home or on your device.  


Kanopy allows you to stream independent, international or classic documentary films and movies.

Getting Started:

1. Go to Kanopy and create your Kanopy User Account by clicking on the Sign Up button in the top right hand corner.

2. Go to your email account to verify your email address.

3. Add your library card number and PIN.

4. Start watching videos!

  • Each month there is a 15 film cap limit
  • Your cap resets on the first of each month
  • Kanopy can be watched on any device with an internet connection
  • Kanopy is a streaming only service

Need more help? 

Please note that streaming Kanopy will count towards your download limits at home or on your device.



  • 5 downloads per week; resets Monday night.
  • Stream music for up to five hours a day

Available for download in mp3 format and no software installation required. Works with PCs and Macs, and transfers to all devices. 

Music videos available ( uses 2 allocated weekly downloads ).

Download the app for your mobile device from iTunes or Google Play Store .

Please note that streaming Freegal music will count towards your download limits at home or on your device.