Kanopy

Kanopy is an award-winning video streaming service providing access to more than 30,000 independent and documentary films.   

 

Getting Started  

 

  • Visit  https://sweetwaterlibraries.kanopy.com/
  • Click Log In or Sign Up (upper right corner)
  • Create an account using one of the following three methods: Facebook, Google, or email address. If you already have an account, simply click I already have an account.
  • Add your 14-digit library card number and PIN when prompted. (Unless you have changed it, your PIN is WYLD.)

 

Playing Videos

 

  • Play 10 titles per month.
  • Borrow titles for 72 hours (3 days)
  • All videos are streamed online. (Downloading is not available at this time.)

 

Accessing Kanopy

 

  • Stream films from Roku, iOS, and Android devices using the free Kanopy app, which is available from your device’s app store.
  • Use Chromecast, Apple TV and other methods. Learn how at Kanopy help pages.
  • All films come with ADA-compliant captions and transcripts and are compatible with screen reader programs, such as JAWS.

 

Help

 

  • If there is a problem, Start with the help topics at Kanopy. If you need further assistance, send a message to Kanopy. Be sure to include as many helpful details as possible in your message. 
  • Sometimes messages from Kanopy are filtered to your Spam or Junk Mail folders. Be sure to check these folders and allow kanopy@kanopystreaming.com to send messages to your Inbox. 
  • Contact Kanopy directly if youwould like to requst a title. The Library cannot accommodate these requests.