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Kanopy is an award-winning  streaming service providing access to award-winning films, documentaries, binge-able series and educational content. Kanopy offers access to titles of unique social and cultural value from The Criterion Collection, The Great Courses, Media Education Foundation, and thousands of independent filmmakers. Try Kanopy Kids with unlimited content for kids and families! 

Download the Kanopy app or visit the Kanopy website to get started. Simply log in with your library card and create a free Kanopy account. 

On November 1st, 2023, Kanopy will be switching from play credits to tickets. 

  • Users will receive 30 tickets at the beginning of each month
  • Unused tickets are not carried over to the next month 
  • Easily view how many  tickets are required for a particular movie, show or course, and the available viewing period on the title's details page. 
  • Some titles, such as Kanopy Kids and BBC Cinema and Television, do not require tickets 
  • The Great Courses will require tickets

Standard Episodic Breakdown

Running TimeTicket RequirementViewing Period
2 hours or less23 days
2-4 hours33 days
4-6 hours37 days
6+ hours514-21 days