Acorn TV

Acorn TV logo with blue background.

Stream British TV, Mini-Series, and Films With Acorn TV!

Getting Started

From the WFPL Landing Page, Watertown residents can log in using their full library card with no spaces. You will then see a list of three digital library options. 

Click the “Learn More” button below Acorn TV. Choose “Create New Account” in the top right corner of the page. Fill in the requested account information and then click “Create Account”. If you already have an account for RBDigital digital magazines it’s recommended that you use the same login information as your Magazines account. Click the “Get Started” button to get to the Acorn TV Welcome Page. Create your Acorn TV password, again it’s recommended that your password match your other RBDigital password/s. Clicking the “Access Acorn TV” button will activate your 7 day pass of unlimited streaming through the service. Next time you want to use Acorn TV after your pass has expired simply activate another 7 day pass.

Get the App!

Acorn TV is available via the free RBDigital app on your smartphone or tablet. Acorn TV appears under the Entertainment submenu. Note: make sure you RBDigital app is updated otherwise you will not see all of your digital library options.

Access Acorn TV on Your Smart TV

Acorn TV is available to stream via the free Acorn TV app on your Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV, Chromcast and Roku. Note: once you open the app go directly to Settings and log in under the account you created through the WFPL Landing Page or RBDigital app. Acorn TV will then recognize your 7 day pass and not require a subscription.

Need Help?

These video tutorials will show you how to set up an account, step by step, and introduce you to Acorn TV.