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To expand Virtual Library access during the COVID-19 crisis, we have temporarily increased Kanopy play credits to 5 per month.

Kanopy has thousands of movies and documentaries that you can stream on any device.

  • You can watch 3 films per month, with play credits resetting on the 1st of each month.
  • After clicking “Play,” you have 3 days to watch the film.
  • Loading and playing 5+ seconds of a film counts as a play credit.
  • Kanopy Kids offers films for ages preschool - 12.

You can sign up on the Kanopy app, or get started on the Kanopy site:

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

Kanopy includes acclaimed movies and documentaries on-demand from award-winning filmmakers. Browse the collections of top film-festival favorites, classic films, world cinema and popular movies. With new films added every week, Kanopy allows you to access an unrivaled collection of over 30,000 films including documentaries.

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