Over 30,000 films entirely FREE with your library card and Kanopy digital resource.

Kanopy offers a large collection of high quality films and documentaries from art-house classics to world cinema, all available to play on your PC, phone, tablet, and digital media player. Stream documentary, international, independent, and educational films from producers such as The Great Courses, PBS, the Criterion Channel, and many more. Family-friendly movies and TV series are available on their Kids site.

  • Stream up to 7 films per month.
  • Loan period is 3 days.
  • The title automatically expires after 72 hours.
  • Closed caption and transcripts are available.
  • General site content is intended for viewers age 18 years and older.

You need a valid Burlington Public Library card AND:

  • a computer with an internet connection, or,
  • the Kanopy app for iOS or Android mobile devices, or,
  • a Roku device, Apple TV, Chromecast for your TV. You can also connect your computer to your television via HDMI.
  • Recommended: connection to a Wi-Fi network when using this service.

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Start using Kanopy

BPL's Kanopy User Guide