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Posted on: November 1, 2023

Kanopy Launches New Subscription Model for Public Libraries


Kanopy, the leading streaming provider of award-winning film and television for libraries, announced a new subscription model that provides public libraries with more choice and flexibility. Alongside the flagship pay-per-use model, this new subscription service provides another option for libraries to connect patrons with Kanopy’s award-winning film catalog.

Kanopy partners with filmmakers and movie studios around the globe to give movie-lovers free access to films that stimulate imagination, promote learning and spark meaningful conversations. Many films on Kanopy—including from iconic suppliers like the BBC, NEON, Samuel Goldwyn Films, HISTORY, A&E, First Run Features Kino Lorber and IFC Films—are unavailable elsewhere. The Kanopy app is available on iOS and Android and all major streaming devices, including Roku, Apple TV, Android TV, Amazon Fire TV and Samsung Smart TV.

New to Kanopy? Get out your library card and sign up for Kanopy to get started today. Here’s how it works:

  1. Go to
  2. Add your library card
  3. Create a Kanopy account
  4. Start watching videos!

Learn more on Kanopy Help

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