Free Streaming Videos from Kanopy

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Exciting news! Any Athol resident with an Athol Public Library library card* can now enjoy thousands of free videos from Kanopy. Kanopy’s unique selection offers something for everyone, from award winning indie films to important and timely documentaries, to foreign films, popular cinema, children’s shows, and more.

Many of Kanopy’s videos are not available on any other streaming video platform, and the experience is easy-to-use and completely advertisement free. To sign up, click on the Kanopy icon in your Libby app or visit

What is Kanopy?
Kanopy is a video streaming service that provides instant access to thousands of critically acclaimed movies, documentaries and kid favorites. Kanopy partners with studios like A24, The Criterion Collection, PBS, Kino Lorber, and more to bring you access to thoughtful entertainment.

How can I watch Kanopy?
You can stream Kanopy on any of your favorite devices! Kanopy is accessible via mobile and tablet apps for iPhone and Android. You can also access Kanopy on your desktop, and smartTV apps like Roku, Apple TV, and Fire Stick.

How to create an account:

• To get started, visit and select the “Add Library Card” button on the lower left

• Enter your library card credentials

• Create an account using your preferred email

• Begin streaming

* If you do not live in Athol, you can access Kanopy via your Boston Public Library ecard.