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Kanopy

Stream films anytime, anywhere on your preferred devices
Free for you—brought to you by your library.

Kanopy has more than 30,000 feature films, documentaries, educational videos, and TV shows, from The Criterion Collection, The Great Courses, Music Box, First Run Features, Breaking Glass, Cohen Film Collection, and more. Available on iOSAndroidFire Tablet, and in browser on laptop/desktop; stream via Android TV, Apple TV, Chromecast, Fire TV, and Roku.

Checkout periods & lending limits

  • No holds, no waiting
  • Borrow 12 items a month
    • The number of available checkouts resets at midnight on the first day of each month
  • Unlimited checkouts on the Great Courses and all content on Kanopy Kids
  • Lending period: 3 days

Special features

  • Kanopy Kids: A collection for children highlighting films and TV series that help kids develop empathy, mindfulness, and self-esteem through entertaining and educational videos, with Common Sense Media ratings to ensure parents have clear guidelines on which films are age-appropriate.Available Kanopy Platforms
Download on the App Store      Download on the Google Play Store     Download on the Roku Channel Store   Download on the Amazon App Store