The Kanopy Streaming Video Collection offers what the New York Times calls “a garden of cinematic delights.” Kanopy showcases more than 30,000 titles, including award-winning documentaries and acclaimed films, rare and hard-to-find titles, and classic films, with collections from The Great Courses, Kino Lorber, and PBS among many others.
Users can access Kanopy through a variety of devices and platforms, including Roku, Apple TV, iOS and Android. Kanopy is also compatible for hearing- (with captions and transcripts) and visually-impaired patrons (compatible with technologies such as JAWS). Wi-Fi access is necessary to view movies, which are available to stream but not to download. Films that are checked out are available to view for three days with a maximum of 10 checkouts a month. Visit the Kanopy help page for more information.
To create an account, follow the link to https://plymouthpl.kanopystreaming.com/ and enter your email address and a password. You must enter your library card number in order for your account to be confirmed.
Click here to view a quick tutorial on how to get started with Kanopy at the Plymouth Public Library.