Kanopy: New Streaming Video

Kanopy: New Streaming Video

Blog post by Amy
Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Get out your library card and sign up for Kanopy, Austin Public Library's new on-demand video service. Kanopy specializes in independent, foreign-language, classic and documentary films.

Stream over 30,000 curated films from thousands of independent filmmakers, plus hundreds of popular producers such as Janus Films, Kino Lorber and The Great Courses. Search for specific titles, create your own playlists, and browse subjects such as Films about Texas.

  • Play 5 films per month.
  • Your play credits reset on the 1st of each month.
  • After clicking “Watch” or "Play," you have 3 days to watch the film.
  • Loading and playing 5+ seconds of a film uses a play credit.
  • Stream on Roku, iOS, Chromecast and Android.
  • Download the Kanopy app for iOS and Android.

Get started with Kanopy:

  1. Go to APL's Kanopy catalog and create an account by clicking on the orange Sign up button.
  2. Check your email account to verify your email address.
  3. Add your Austin Public Library card number and password
  4. Start watching!

If you have questions, visit Kanopy's Help page, our FAQ, or Ask a Librarian.