Digital Services, Film

Its Time to Try Kanopy!

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Need to find a new movie to watch? Want to expand your film taste? Looking to learn something new? Try Kanopy! Use your library card to access a streaming service with movies in every genre, from brand new releases to classic cinema, available at anytime.

How to Create an Account

Create an account using your library barcode and email address. Each patron receives 10 watch credits every month (all Great Courses and Kanopy Kids content is credit free). Get started with Kanopy here! You can also watch the library’s complete tutorial with this link.

Get Kanopy on Your Smart TV, Phone, and Tablet

Kanopy is an app that can be downloaded on a smart tv, phone or tablet. Find the library’s tutorial for streaming Kanopy on your TV here! You can access the Kanopy app for phones and tablets on Google Play or the Apple Store.

What is a play credit?

The library provides 10 play credits each month. A play credit is used when a video is played for 15 seconds or more. Once used, the video is watchable for 72 hours. Play credits are reset at midnight on the first of the month. Take a look at Kanopy’s FAQs page for more.

The Great Courses

The Great Courses are available through Kanopy without using play credits. There are a vast amount of topics including: genealogy, history, hobbies, languages, stress management and more! Browse the collection.

Kanopy Kids

Kanopy also provides an endless amount of story time, educational videos, language learning, and more for kids! Everything on Kanopy Kids is credit free, browse the collection! You can also check out Kanopy’s family friendly films here.

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