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New Service: Kanopy

DTDL iKanopys starting the new year off with a new streaming service for DTDL card holders: Kanopy!

What is Kanopy?
Kanopy is a video streaming service for quality, thoughtful entertainment. Find movies, documentaries, foreign films, classic cinema, independent films and educational videos that inspire, enrich and entertain. Kanopy also offers access to The Great Courses and Kanopy Kids collections. Kanopy offers an ad-free experience that can be enjoyed on your TV, mobile phone, tablets and online.
You will need an internet connection to watch videos on Kanopy. Films cannot be downloaded to a computer or device; they only stream through the internet. Hotspots are available from our Library of Things collection.  
Kanopy Kids
Kanopy Kids is a collection within Kanopy of films and TV series that inspire and inform, helping children develop social emotional skills and reinforcing valuable learning topics, such as history, science, and new languages. Content ranges across Movies, TV Series, Animated Storybooks, Live Action, and Animated favorites. Kanopy Kids is appropriate for children ages 2 and up, with a focus on kids age 2-8. Parents can also choose to implement parental controls for content outside of the Kanopy Kids collection.

The Great Courses
Take the classes you always wanted to - now without the books, exams, and fees! The Kanopy Great Courses collection offers inspiring instructors that bring you a college level understanding of a variety of topics. Take a deep dive into a subject that has always interested you and experience the joy of lifelong learning! Courses cover cooking, gardening, military history, business skills and more!

How it works
Visit our digital services page to access Kanopy. Register with your library card and email address. Once you are registered you will have:
- 6 play credits to spend per month (Kanopy Kids and the Great Courses do not cost any play credits)
- 72 hours per checkout to watch a title
- 1 Great Course checkout per month

Want to know more? Sign up for a one-on-one appointment to get a guided tour of Kanopy from our adult services department.