Kanopy gives you free access to thousands of indie films, short animations, documentaries and courses, as well as Kanopy for Kids service.
Looking to stream free films, documentaries and courses in your browser? Visit the Kanopy website.
How it works
Your library card gives you free access to the Kanopy app, which
allows you to stream indie films, documentaries and courses to your phone, tablet and directly to some smart TVs.
can also stream in your browser (such
as Chrome, Edge or Firefox) from the Kanopy website. If your smart TV
doesn’t have the Kanopy app, you can stream to a TV using a device such
as a Chromecast.
All you need is your library card number.
Apply for a library card now — we can get a number to you within a couple of working days.
You can start using Kanopy through:
Downloading the Kanopy app from the iOS App Store
Downloading the Kanopy app from the Google Play store
Visiting the Kanopy website
Using the Kanopy app on your smart TV or streaming to your TV with a device such as a Chromecast
The quickest way is to install the app on your device or smart TV. Search for “Kanopy” in the iOS, Google Play or your smart TV app stores and follow the instructions.
Step by step instructions
We have these step by step instructions:
Setting up Kanopy on your tablet, phone, PC or eReader.
If you get stuck, don’t worry. Our customer service team can help: