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Getting Started with KanopyGetting Started with Kanopy<div class="ExternalClass5BCC4889F4714F3698C501F835527903"><p>​If you're interested in independent, international, classic, or documentary films, you're in luck. Get out your library card and sign up for Kanopy, the Library's newest on demand video streaming service.</p><p>You can stream over 30,000 films from hundreds of popular producers such as The Criterion Collection, The Great Courses, and PBS, as well as thousands of independent filmmakers - on every topic imaginable.</p><ol><li>​Go to Kanopy and click on the orange "Add Library Card" button. Add your library card number and password associated with your library account. This is the same password you use to check out items in the library.<br></li><li>Create an account by entering your first and last name, an email address, and a password and then click on the orange "Sign up" button. You choose the password for your account. This password is not the same as your library card password.<br></li><li>After creating your account, you'll receive a verification email in your inbox. Click on the link in this email to verify your email address.<br></li><li>Start watching videos!<br></li></ol><div>If you run out of tickets there are also six credit-free collections you can watch. They are <a href="$">Favorites</a>, <a href="$">Easy Watching</a>.​ <a href="$">Episodic Series</a>, <a href="$">British Cinema</a>, <a href="$">World Cinema</a>, and <a href="$">Diversity​</a>. <br></div></div>





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KanopyKanopy<div class="ExternalClass6B6C4FA0710046F89B294C7EF2D9941C"><p><span style="font-size:11pt;font-family:calibri, sans-serif;">Kanopy’s collection offers over 30,000 films and is one of the largest video streaming platforms in the world. Featuring titles from top distribution partners including Warner Bros., MGM, BBC, Paramount, Lionsgate, The History Channel, A&E, Neon, Film Movement, The Criterion Collection, Kino Lorber, The Great Courses, Samuel Goldwyn Films, IFC Films, among others, this vast and diverse collection has something for everyone. </span>​<br><br></p></div>
Kanopy KidsKanopy Kids<div class="ExternalClass9F1AA0EC787B4AE986ED07F803575483"><p><span style="font-size:13px;font-family:"segoe ui", segoe, tahoma, helvetica, arial, sans-serif;">​Kanopy Kids is free to stream for all Phoenix Public Library cardholders and features hundreds of educational and enriching videos that spark children’s imaginations. Kanopy Kids curated titles from Weston Woods, Sesame Street, Jim Henson Productions, Highlights for Children, Signed Stories, and others, promote empathy, literacy, critical thinking and help build STEM skills. ​</span></p></div>





How many titles can I watch? many titles can I watch?80<div class="ExternalClass668E590C2567473ABB0BB1C3575A89DC"><p>How many titles can I watch?​</p></div><div class="ExternalClassDDA6EBDFCEEC4D42A68AE97F65AB8609"><p>You will receive 45 tickets at the beginning of every month. Keep in mind unused tickets do not roll over. Each title in Kanopy is worth between 1-5 tickets. <br></p><p><img alt="" style="margin:5px;" /><br></p><p><br></p><p>There are also six ticket-free collections you can watch. They are <a href="$">Favorites</a>, <a href="$">Easy Watching</a>.  <a href="$">Episodic Series</a>, <a href="$">British Cinema</a>, <a href="$">World Cinema</a>, and <a href="$">Diversity</a>. ​<br><br></p>​<br></div>
When will my play tickets reset? will my play tickets reset? 81<div class="ExternalClass7B43291138CB4A20BA506223A0173853"><p>​When will my tickets reset? <br></p></div><div class="ExternalClass330279280A254AC38D2F887966D7DBD5"><p>Tickets reset on the 1st of the month.  <br></p></div>
Can I create my own video lists? I create my own video lists? 83<div class="ExternalClassE693B11AEEE240F2A955DB02EF52C091"><p>​Can I create my own video lists? <br></p></div><div class="ExternalClass01AB909F3E3F4F74BB646CF7B8F8A2EF"><p>You can save titles to watch at a later date by clicking on +My List. You can access the +MyList option by either hovering over the title, or clicking on the title, either way will work. Titles are then added to your Watchlist. You can see your saved titles by clicking on your username at the top of the page.</p><p>You can also create and share playlists of videos using the playlists feature.<br></p></div>
What devices can you use to watch videos? devices can you use to watch videos?84<div class="ExternalClass24BF877646634A3A9F02D50C7B81F517"><p>​What devices can you use to watch videos?​<br></p></div><div class="ExternalClass279A7D27251E49E8B6FB90FED2B4220D"><p>You can watch videos on a computer or mobile device using a web browser.</p><p>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.<br></p></div>
Can you stream to your television? you stream to your television?85<div class="ExternalClassAB538D87C0D548718269088FC37F848A"><p>​Can you stream to your television?​<br></p></div><div class="ExternalClass1986FB7015574CCCBB6BDA2624B42641"><p>Kanopy is compatible with the streaming services such as Roku. Other alternatives to stream to your television include:</p><ul><li>​Apple TV</li><li>Chromecast using an Android/Google device</li><li>Connecting your computer to your television via HDMI<br></li></ul></div>
Can visually impaired users access the films? visually impaired users access the films?86<div class="ExternalClass830251304D77473AA24B312B48F0ED45"><p>​Can visually impaired users access the films?<br></p></div><div class="ExternalClassF3982EA17CBD415688C8CC46CA6060CB"><p>​Yes, Kanopy's website and video player are both fully compatible with all screen readers on desktop browsers, as well as with iOS and Android devices.<br></p></div>