Stream thousands of films for free, thanks to the generous support of your public library or university. Start watching the latest movies any time, anywhere.
We partner with public libraries and universities to bring you ad-free films and series that can be enjoyed on your TV, mobile phone, tablet, and online.
Enjoy critically-acclaimed movies, inspiring documentaries, award-winning foreign films, and more. Stream on all your favorite devices, any time, anywhere.
Create Kanopy Account now to Get Started
1. Click on the GET STARTED button now to enjoy yourself.
2. Find your library card or better still university.
3. Add Your Library Card details on the space provided below, which includes Library Card Number and password.
4. Click on the CONTINUE button to browse through our best collections on movies at any point in time.
Log In Kanopy Account
To login account section is only available to those who as an account with us before now. Here are the steps to do so.
1. Visit our official website @ https://www.kanopy.com/
2. Click on the LOGIN section.
3. Enter your Email Address.
4. And your password on the space provided below.
5. Finally, click on the LOGIN button to access your account.
Why do I need a library card or university login to sign up?
Kanopy is only available through libraries, so you need to be a member of a participating library to start watching Kanopy.
If you are a member of a participating public library, you can start watching by signing up with a valid public library card number and PIN/password.
If you are a currently registered student or faculty member of a participating college university, you can start watching by signing up with a valid university login.
Meanwhile, below are the steps and procedures on how to Stream Kanopy Movies at any point in time at the comfort of your home and offices using our Kanopy App.
How to Stream Kanopy Movies for Mobile & Tablets
1. Visit Google Play Store or Apple store to download Kanopy App.
2. Open the app, tap Get Started, then Find Library.
3. Locate a library near you.
4. Enter your library card number, and password/PIN and tap Next.
5. Complete the signup process by creating your Kanopy account.
6. After creating your account, you’ll receive a verification email in your inbox.
7. Click on the link in this email to verify your email address.
8. You’re all set! Select a film to start watching.
How To Stream Kanopy Movies For Universities / Colleges
1. Open the app, tap Get Started, then Find University.
2. Type your university or college name and select it from the results.
3. You will be redirected to your university or college’s login screen – follow the prompts to log in. (Note: if your university or college authenticates using VPN, please ensure that you have signed in through your school’s VPN.)
4. Complete the signup process by creating your Kanopy account.
5. Your account can be created using your Google or Facebook login or can be done directly on Kanopy using your email address and password. Your password will need to be at least 6 characters.
6. After creating your account, you’ll receive a verification email in your inbox. Click on the link in this email to verify your email address.
You’re all set! Select a film to start watching.
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