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Kanopy

Stream the best in popular movies, classic films, world cinema, and documentaries for free with your Library card. Access more than 5700 titles from the Great Courses collection designed to support lifelong learning across all subjects. Kanopy works on all your favourite devices (including your television) - any time, anywhere, no waiting, and no late fees.

Getting Started:

As per its Terms of Service, Kanopy requires a valid RPL Adult Library Card in order to login and create an account. Logging in with a Teen card or a Children's card will not work. Users under the age of 18 may only access Kanopy with the involvement, supervision, and approval of a parent or legal guardian.

FAQ:

How many movies can I watch from Kanopy per month?

Ten (10). The number of movies you have left each month will display as Play Credits on your Dashboard when you are signed in. Kanopy Kids does not use any Play Credits, enjoy unlimited plays.

When does the borrowing limit reset?

Your borrowing limit of 10 resets on the first of each calendar month.

If I don't use all my Play Credits in a month, do they carry over to the next month?

No.

How long do I have to watch a movie?

3 days, but a movie can be watched as many times as you want during that time.

Do I have to return a movie once I'm finished?

No, titles will expire automatically at the end of the 3 days.

What is Kanopy Kids?

Kanopy Kids is a curated collection of children's movies, television series, and shorts. Accessing Kanopy Kids does not use any of your monthly play credits. You and your family can enjoy unlimited plays. Parents can also choose to implement parental controls to enable children to stay within the dedicated Kanopy Kids area for age-appropriate content. Click here to find out more.

Additional Information:

Public Performance Rights:

Viewing films in a group forum is permitted for all films for classroom viewings and most films for non-classroom group settings as long as the viewing is: 

  1. by an authorized account and

  2. it is not for commercial benefit (i.e. no admission costs are charged and no profit is made from the screening).

For any film not marked with the PPR symbol, please contact Kanopy directly to confirm if the film is available for a showing to a group forum.

Accessibility:

All films have closed captioning and transcripts, and are compatible with screen reader technologies such as JAWS.

Kanopy and Your Privacy:

In order to access Kanopy, you will be required to create a Kanopy account. Kanopy is a third-party service that is governed by its own privacy policy and practices, not the Library's. We advise that you consult Kanopy's Terms of Service and Privacy Policy before agreeing to use this service.

Need More Help?

Full support for all these features and more is available from Kanopy Help

To find out more about Kanopy's mobile and TV apps click here.

If you need to renew your library card or reset your PIN, please contact our staff.

Staff can also provide basic assistance with the service.

Regina Public Library is pleased to provide free access to this third-party service to customers paying taxes to or residing in the City of Regina. Members of other Saskatchewan libraries are not guaranteed access to this service or any other electronic resource to which Regina Public Library subscribes.

Regina Public Library customers are reminded that this is a third-party service over which Regina Public Library has no control so changes may occur without warning and customization is not always possible.