Oakdale, MN -- August 11, 2022. biblio+, Bibliotheca's streaming video service, announced today a partnership with the BBC that will bring thousands of hours of top British television and film to the platform for unlimited viewing by library patrons
"At biblio+, we are building a content offering specifically designed to delight customers and public library patrons. We are thrilled to partner with BBC to offer an expansive selection of popular programming and exciting discoveries for patrons to binge without worrying they'll use their monthly play credits," says Blandine Mercier-McGovern, Director of Content Strategy, Acquisition & Content Insights for the biblio+ platform. "This partnership brings tremendous value to customers looking to offer unlimited access to increasingly budget-conscious patrons in these challenging times."
There is a sustained appetite for British content among North American viewers. This partnership with Britain's largest production and distribution group will offer participating biblio+ and cloudLibrary customers access to such notable titles as Call the Midwife, DCI Banks, and Death in Paradise, as well as a large catalog of iconic children's programming, including Horrible Histories and Hey Duggee.
Bibliotheca is dedicated to the development of innovative technologies and library management solutions that help sustain and grow libraries around the world. Bibliotheca reimagines how libraries function, using integrated technology to inspire and delight all kinds of people, wherever they are: at home, on the move, or within the library walls.
Bibliotheca employs 400 people across 21 countries, partnering with 30,000 libraries to make the library experience—physical and digital—seamless, intuitive, and inclusive.