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Kanopy is free for library members. You’ll find more information, including a quick start guide, below.

  • Not a member? Visit our memberships page to learn about the benefits of library membership and how to join.
  • Looking for more online resources? Visit our eLibrary page.


Kanopy is a video streaming platform for library members. Watch online or through the 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. Your play credits are updated on the 1st of every month.

Just Getting Started?

Watch our 'How to' videos below or read our Quick Start Guide.

Need Help?

Visit the Kanopy Help Centre or contact library staff.

Kanopy Kids

Kanopy Kids is a section of Kanopy dedicated to children’s programming. 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. Play credits are not required in Kanopy Kids, so you can enjoy unlimited plays in the collection for kids.

For more information about Kanopy Kids, including how to set parental controls, visit the Kanopy Help Centre.

How To:

Access Kanopy on Your Android Device

How To:

Access Kanopy on Your Apple Device

Please note: Video streaming services 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.

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