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Kanopy: A Movie Lover’s Paradise


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Meghan, Queen's Square | April 5, 2021

The Kanopy movie app is the perfect home entertainment solution, with over 30,000 films available to view using your computer or mobile device. Using your library card and an internet connection, you can stream up to 8 movies each month. It’s an all-you-can-eat buffet of cinematic delights, especially if you like classics, hidden gems or the latest documentaries.

Looking to keep the kids entertained? You can enjoy unlimited plays in their curated collection for kids. Just select Kanopy for Kids to see the full selection of unlimited titles. Their well-curated collection of kids’ films, TV programs and language-learning videos, has an emphasis on educational value and age-appropriateness. It’s a commercial-free, on-demand, high-quality alternative to kids’ programming on cable.

Kanopy’s greatest strength, however, is that it offers access to an amazing selection of documentaries, classics and hidden gems that you aren’t likely to encounter on other streaming entertainment services. It’s a wonderful way to explore world-class cinema from the comfort of home.

Ready to get started? We have a Kanopy help sheet [PDF] to walk you through the basics.