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GET STARTED WITH KANOPY

To set up your Kanopy account, visit https://www.kanopy.com/en/jgrls/ and add your library card number. You will then set up a login that you can use to sign into the Kanopy site with a web browser or the Kanopy app or the LIbby app:

Sign in instructions for Android / iPhones

Using Libby for Kanopy on desktop/PC

HOW TO WATCH KANOPY

• On a smartphone or tablet – The Kanopy mobile app is available on the Apple, Android, and Kindle Fire platforms.

• On TV – The Kanopy app is available on Samsung Smart TVs, and the following streaming devices: Chromecast, Amazon Fire TV, Apple TV, Roku, and TVs and devices that use the Android TV operating system.

• On your laptop or desktop computer – Visit https://www.kanopy.com/en/jgrls/ to set up your login and stream through your web browser.

If you have any questions or need help with Kanopy, visit the Kanopy Help Center.

Kanopy partners with libraries and filmmakers around the globe to give patrons, students and faculty free access to high-quality films that stimulate imagination, promote learning, and spark meaningful conversations. Many films on Kanopy, including from iconic film companies such as A24, Criterion Collection, Paramount, PBS and Kino Lorber, are unavailable elsewhere. The Kanopy app is available on iOS and Android along with all major streaming devices, including Roku, Apple TV, Android TV, Amazon Fire TV, and Samsung Smart TV. For more information, click here - https://www.kanopy.com/en/jgrls/.

 


Take a look at our NEW new on-demand video streaming service that features independent, international, classic, and documentary films! Just log in with your library card! Try Kanopy - it’s like Netflix for Libraries! Anyone with a JGRLS library card can now enjoy thousands of free videos on the Kanopy streaming service from our partner at Overdrive/Libby.


Kanopy will appear in the Extras section of the Libby app alongside the library’s own collections, materials, and catalog guides. Get UNLIMITED ACCESS! Kanopy includes thousands of popular films and curated selections from hundreds of independent filmmakers on a wide variety of topics. This unique collection offers something for everyone, from award winning indie films, popular cinema, children’s shows (Kanopy Kids), timely documentaries, foreign films and more. Many of Kanopy’s films and videos are not available on any other streaming platform, and the experience is easy-to-use and completely ADVERTISEMENT FREE!

For the little ones - Kanopy Kids'

Kanopy Kids' categories include TV Series, Learning Languages, Animated Storybooks, Anime Favorites, Classic Films and Movies for the Whole Family. Key titles include Arthur, Babar, Franklin & Friends, Maya the Bee, Wild Kratts, Between the Lions, and Little Pim. The collection also highlights classic films from Charlie Chaplin & Buster Keaton and Oscar® nominated titles, including A Cat in Paris and The Secret of Kells, plus family-friendly documentaries, Girls Rock and The Endless Summer.

Kanopy Kids provides unlimited plays, so your kids are free to explore enriching, educational and entertaining content. New videos are added each month. Parents can set a four-digit pin to prevent kids from viewing a title that has not been approved for viewing in Kanopy Kids. While in Kids Mode, Watchlists and Viewing Histories will automatically be filtered to show only age-appropriate content.

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Kanopy partners with libraries and filmmakers around the globe to give patrons, students and faculty free access to high-quality films that stimulate imagination, promote learning, and spark meaningful conversations. Many films on Kanopy, including from iconic film companies such as A24, Criterion Collection, Paramount, PBS and Kino Lorber, are unavailable elsewhere. The Kanopy app is available on iOS and Android along with all major streaming devices, including Roku, Apple TV, Android TV, Amazon Fire TV, and Samsung Smart TV. For more information, please visit https://www.kanopy.com/en/jgrls/.