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Independent, Classic and Documentary Films

  • Use your email address and Library card number to create a Kanopy account from your internet-connected device, and start watching now
  • The Kanopy app is available for iOSAndroid and Roku. You can also watch with ChromecastApple TV and other TV apps
  • View up to five titles per month with your film credits
  • Watch Kanopy videos as much as you want within three days (72 hours) after pressing play
  • All films have closed captions, subtitles and transcripts that are fully ADA compliant. You can watch films using screen reader technologies like JAWS
  • Film credits reset on the 1st of the month

About Kanopy Kids

Kanopy offers children's programming with Kanopy Kids. Browse educational and engaging videos for children of all ages.

  • Your access includes unlimited plays of any video on Kanopy Kids, and does not use a monthly film credit.
  • Parental Controls are available.
  • To access Kanopy Kids Mode, select “Go to Kanopy Kids” from the menu; learn how to find the menu on your device or app here.
  • To search all Kanopy titles, exit Kanopy Kids
  • You can still access Kanopy while accessing Kanopy Kids on another device.

About The Great Courses Library

Learn more about ancient history, literature, mathematics and 60 other subjects by watching The Great Courses on Kanopy.

  • Receive access to any course in The Great Courses library.
  • Courses in The Great Courses library checkout for 30 days.
  • Accessing The Great Courses library does not use a monthly film credit.

If you have a question or need help, get help from Kanopy, Ask Us or call 206-386-4636.