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Kanopy is a streaming movie service that offers access to a large, curated catalog of educational, entertaining, and enriching films. It includes content from leading producers such as Criterion Collection, The Great Courses, PBS, BBC, and many more.


The Details:

  • Each cardholder has 24 tickets (previously called credits) per month.

  • Every title is labelled with a ticket value and viewing window. Kanopy Kids titles are not included in this and can be watched unlimited times per month without deducting from the number of tickets.

  • Tickets reset on the 1st of each month.

  • Use the Search bar to find titles or click Browse to browse through genres or browse the titles on the Kanopy page.

  • Click or tap a title to see more information about it. Tap Watch to view it now or tap + My List to add it to your Watchlist to view later. 

  • Movies can be streamed on a computer, Android, Apple, Roku, Amazon Fire or Chromecast device.

The 1, 2, 3 of Kanopy:

1. Go to and click Sign Up.

  • Note: this must be done in an internet browser and not in the Kanopy app.

2. Create your Kanopy account. If you sign up with your email address, you will be sent a verification email to your email address. This email will come from Click Verify My Email to continue your account setup.

  • Note: If you are not seeing this email in your inbox or spam, please contact

3. Add a library card on the next page and enter your library card number and PIN and click Save.

  • If you do not have a library card, please apply for one at any library or online here

Once your library card has been successfully connected, you will be shown information about how your account works!