Kanopy Now Available

Kanopy Streaming Video Service is Now Available

We’re so excited to introduce Kanopy to our patrons. Kanopy provides patrons access to films that are often difficult or impossible to access elsewhere and that are of unique and cultural value. The programs and films feature diversity with a wide array of foreign films and films that deal with current affairs.

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, classic films, and thousands of independent filmmakers. There’s also storytime favorites and familiar characters located in the Kids section of Kanopy!

The best part…there’s no holds or waiting lists so you can watch any video immediately.

Setup is easy! Visit Kanopy and create a user account. You can use your email, Facebook, or Google logons and then connect it to your library card. All you’ll need is your library card number and your password/pin.

Your default password/pin number is “1234” unless you’ve changed it in the past. If you don’t remember it, give us a call and we’ll reset it for you.

After linking your account you’ll be on your way to watching videos! Take a look below and learn what you need to know to get the most out of this service.

Watch on your preferred device

Enjoy Kanopy on your computer, TV, or mobile device with our apps on iOS, Android, Roku, Apple TV, Chromecast, and Amazon Fire Tablet.

Learn how to install Kanopy

Kanopy’s films are free to watch

Thanks to the Laurel County Public Library, you can watch award-winning films for free. Patrons will receive 10 credits each month to watch films.

Start watching now

3 days to watch each film

After pressing play, you’ll have 3 days to watch the film an unlimited number of times…with no late fees!

Learn how play credits work

Play credits refresh on the 1st of each month

Play credits are free to use and refresh each month. Become a film buff and hit your play credit max each month!

Discover thousands of award winning films

Build your watchlist

Save films to your watchlist and create your own collection to enjoy later. Don’t worry, saving films to your watchlist does not affect your play credits.

Learn how to set up your watchlist

We hope that you enjoy using Kanopy. Feel free to contact us and let us know what you think of the service and your experience with it.

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