Try something you won’t find on Netflix. Live stream indie cinema, documentaries, courses and children’s entertainment for free.

Kanopy set up a TV, laptop, tablet and phone.

Getting started

All you need is your library card number:

Got your card number and PIN? Set up Kanopy on your device →


A wide range of indie, arthouse and classic films, as well as animated shorts and documentaries. Also includes The Great Courses – high quality courses on a huge range of subjects delivered by experts in their fields. All for free.

Kanopy screenshot with links to films, documentaries and courses.

What it works on

  • Laptops and desktop PCs (Windows, Mac and Linux)
  • Smartphones (iOS and Android)
  • Tablets (iOS and Android)
  • Cast to smart TVs (with a Chromecast, for example) or use the Kanopy Smart TV/Roku app (see which TVs have the app)


  • Ten films a month
  • Unlimited access to Kanopy Kids and courses

Set up Kanopy on your device →