If you’re interested in independent, international, classic, or documentary films, you’re in luck. Get out your library card and sign up for Kanopy, the Library’s new on-demand video streaming service.
You can stream over 26,000 films from hundreds of popular producers such as The Criterion Collection, The Great Courses, and PBS, as well as thousands of independent filmmakers – on every topic imaginable.
Library cardholders are entitled to six checkouts per month and each checkout is active for a three day period.
Users can access Kanopy through a variety of devices and platforms, including Roku, Apple TV, iOS and Android, as well as computers. Wi-Fi access is necessary to view movies, which are available to stream but not to download.
Here’s how to get started:
1. Go to maplewood.kanopystreaming.com 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 PIN.
4. Start watching videos!