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Kanopy offers over 30,000 films and documentaries that you can stream on your computer, television or mobile device.

  • Get 36 tickets to use each month for films and videos.
  • Most titles use 2-4 tickets and can be viewed for 72 hours.
  • Browse and play videos on the Kanopy app or via computer
  • Stream on your television using Roku, Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV, Android TV, Chromecast, etc.
  • Kanopy Kids titles don’t require tickets and have unlimited viewing.

To use this free service, you need to live in Boone or Callaway County and have a current Daniel Boone Regional Library card.

How do I get it?

  1. Visit DBRL’s Kanopy site or download the Apple iOS or Android app.
  2. Click “Sign Up” to create a Kanopy account.
  3. Confirm your account by clicking the link in the confirmation email (skip this step by logging in with Google or Facebook).
  4. Enter your library card number and PIN when prompted.


How does watching videos on Kanopy work?

You get 36 tickets per month. Every film or series of videos has a ticket value ranging from 1 to 5. Before you press “play,” you’ll be able to see how many tickets you’ll use and how long you have to view the content. Most films are viewable for 72 hours. You’ll get more time for a series.

How do I watch videos on my television?

You can play videos on your television using devices like Roku, Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV, Android TV or Chromecast or by installing the Kanopy app directly on some smart TVs. Visit Kanopy’s help page for detailed instructions on using your device.

Are there films for kids on Kanopy?

Yes! Kanopy Kids has a curated collection for children, focused on ages 2-8. These videos do not require you to use your tickets and they have unlimited plays. You can also set up parental controls to ensure children can only see kids content. See Kanopy Help for details.


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