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    Stream thousands of critically-acclaimed movies, documentaries and award-winning foreign films on your computer, mobile device, or Kanopy TV app.

    Younger viewers will find content to entertain and educate in the Kanopy Kids section.

    Appleton Public Library patrons receive 8 play credits per month (1 movie = 1 credit; renews 1st of the month). You must watch within 3 days of first clicking on it.


    Item checkout periods:

    • Major Studio Movies – 48 hours
    • Series – 72 hours
    • Great Courses titles – 30 days
    • Kanopy Kids – 30 days

    CONTAINS   Videos    NOTED AS   Fun  Goodwill-U  


    Getting Started

    You can also connect to Kanopy via Overdrive’s Libby app: look for a link in the Extras section that takes you to the Kanopy website.


    Kanopy Kids

    Kanopy Kids has lots of PBS content that doesn’t count against the 8-credit limit. Users can set up parental controls requiring a PIN if a title is not in the Kids category. Kanopy Kids also has “The Great Courses” and lessons for K-12 which are good for homeschooling.