Kanopy is a video streaming platform for library members. Watch online or through an app. Browse and view over 28,000 films and documentaries from top suppliers, including the BBC, Criterion Collection, Ronin Films, Madman Entertainment.
Once selected, each film may be viewed, paused, finished and rewatched over a 72 hour period before requesting again. Once you are signed in you can view up to 4 films or documentaries within a one month loan period. These are updated on the 1st of every month.
Just getting started? Quick Start Guide
Need help? Kanopy Help Centre
Kanopy offers children’s programming with Kanopy Kids. Parents can browse educational and engaging videos for children of all ages that promote positive social and emotional development and inspire creativity in young minds. Kanopy has partnered with Common Sense Media™ to provide developmentally appropriate age ratings for videos on Kanopy Kids.
For more information about Kanopy Kids, including how to set parental controls, visit the Kanopy Help Centre.
Please note: Video streaming services such as Kanopy use more internet data than typical web browsing, please check your data allowances before viewing. We recommend connecting to wifi when viewing videos on your mobile device.
If you are using the Kanopy app, there is advice available through the help centre on how to change the settings to reduce data consumption when watching Kanopy videos on Android and iOS devices.