Kanopy is an on-demand film streaming service. Films can be streamed at no cost from any computer, television, mobile device, or platform by downloading the Kanopy app for iOS, Android, AppleTV, Chromecast, or Roku.

Offering what the New York Times calls “a garden of cinematic delights,” Kanopy showcases more than 30,000 of the world’s best films, including award-winning documentaries, rare and hard-to-find titles, film festival favorites, indie and classic films, and world cinema with collections from Kino Lorber, Music Box Films, Samuel Goldwyn, The Orchard, The Great Courses, PBS and thousands of independent filmmakers.



Access Kanopy


All you need is a McKinley Memorial Library card and an email address.

What is Kanopy? 

Kanopy is a video streaming service that provides instant access to thousands of critically acclaimed movies, documentaries and kids’ favorites. Kanopy partners with studios like A24, The Criterion Collection, PBS and more to bring your library access to thoughtful entertainment.

How can I watch Kanopy?

You can stream Kanopy on any of your favorite devices! Kanopy is accessible via mobile and tablet apps for iPhone and Android. You can also access Kanopy on your Desktop, and SmartTV apps like Roku, Apple TV, and Fire Stick. 

How to create an account

• To get started, click the link below and select the “Add Library Card” button on the lower left

• Enter your library card number exactly (case sensitive!)

• Create an account using your preferred email. A verification email will be sent 

Start streaming!

In addition to access to Kanopy Kids and 1 Great Course per month, patrons are allowed 10 credits (viewings) a month. Each video is available for 3 days.

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Using Kanopy and Help Links:

For more information on Kanopy Kids: