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Watch a documentary, catch that Oscar-nominated film you've been meaning to see, or browse for an indie flick – all for free using your Library card and Kanopy!

Kanopy is an online streaming service, meaning what you want to watch is available instantly. Just visit Kanopy's website (or download the app) and use your Library card to create an account. 

Here's what you need to know about Kanopy:

  • Limit of 10 "plays"/titles per month per Library card
  • Schaumburg cardholders only
  • Checkout period is 72 hours (3 days)

Kanopy also has tons of content for children, appropriately called Kanopy Kids. One click on a kids film gets you unlimited access to all kids titles for the next 30 days – and it only counts for one of your 10 plays for the month. 

Get started now by creating an account.

Have questions? Check out Kanopy's help page or shoot us an email at digitalservices@stdl.org.