May 26, 2022

OverDrive: Streaming Video From MGM Now Available For Library Lending in U.S. and Canadian Public and School Markets

From OverDrive:

OverDrive announced today a new addition to its digital video catalog: streaming video titles from MGM are now available for library lending. Supplementing a digital video catalog of more than 13,000 quality, in-demand streaming videos, popular and award-winning movies from MGM are now available to library partners in the OverDrive network in the U.S. and Canada.

MGM streaming video now live in libraries include films such as Blame it on Rio (Michael Caine), The Care Bears Movie (Mickey Rooney), Eat Drink Man Woman (directed by Ang  Lee, Academy Award nominated for best foreign language film), A Dry White Season (Susan Sarandon, Marlon Brando, Academy Award nominated for Best Actor) and Casino Royale (1967 version), as well as popular literary adaptations such as Moby Dick (Gregory Peck, Orson Welles) and Of Mice and Men (John Malkovich).  Other MGM titles will be live soon, including Bowling for Columbine (Academy Award for Best Documentary, directed by Michael Moore), Flyboys (James Franco), Purple Rose of Cairo (directed by Woody Allen, Academy Award nominated for Best Screenplay) and Manhattan (directed by Woody Allen, Academy Award nominated for Best Screenplay and Best Supporting Actress).

OverDrive library partners can browse or search for currently available titles in OverDrive Marketplace,

See Also: 40 Dr. Seuss Titles Now Available For Public and School Libraries in U.S. and Canada From OverDrive (December 12, 2014)

About Gary Price

Gary Price ( is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. Before launching INFOdocket, Price and Shirl Kennedy were the founders and senior editors at ResourceShelf and DocuTicker for 10 years. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at, and is currently a contributing editor at Search Engine Land.