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Take a deep dive into the best of the international classical music scene with medici.tv. Showcasing composers, operas, and ballets, as well as music documentaries, workshops, a blog, and playlists for children. Check out the event calendar to find live events streamed from the world’s most prestigious concert halls, opera houses, and festivals.

Accessible on your PC, tablet, and smart phone, select 'Newcastle Public Library' then log in using you library barcode number.

Beamafilm is our new movie streaming channel for true stories and independent voices. This service is a unique collection of over 800 award-winning documentaries, independent features and festival favourites to delight, inspire and entertain you. Simply register with your library card number to enjoy unlimited access to the collection.

Download the beamafilm app for Android or iOS and start streaming free films on your device today!


Watch over 26,000 films on Kanopy, including favourites from Australia and New Zealand, classics from The Critertion Collection or indulge in festival indie or world cinema sourced from award-winning filmmakers around the world.

Kanopy can be enjoyed on Apple TV, Chromecast and Airplay. Kanopy films can also be watched on any internet enabled computer. Internet Explorer version 10 or above is recommended. Kanopy is also available via downloadable app on iOS and Android mobile devices, as well as Roku streaming media players.

Each user has 12 'credits' per month. Each movie uses 1 credit. Once you press play on a film, you have 3 days to view it as many times as you like without using another play credit. The credit quota resets at the start of each calendar month. First time users can visit Kanopy to register. You will need your library membership number and a valid email address. Kanopy Help