Your Champaign card gives you access to streaming Kanopy’s 30,000 classics, documentaries, indie favorites, The Criterion Collection, and a wonderful selection of movies for kids. Kanopy Kids includes favorites like Sesame Street and Mo Willems.

  • Service allows check out of movies
  • Stream titles on tablets, smartphones, TVs, and  other devices
  • Titles are available 24/7 with no waiting
  • Check out up to 20 items per month
  • Browse the Kids collection. Parents are responsible for monitoring use by minors.
  • Available to Champaign Public Library cardholders
  • Use Kanopy

Will it work with my device?

Stream on TV, phone, tablet, and desktop. Consult Kanopy’s compatible devices and TV apps.


  • To get started, go to Kanopy and click ”Add a library card”
  • Enter your Champaign Library card number and PIN number
  • Enter an email address and create a password
  • Kanopy will send you an email. Go to your Inbox and verify your email address.
  • Return to Kanopy and Sign in.
  • Browse content for items to check out



You can get free assistance when you  Book-a-Librarian. Our staff experts will meet with you to help you with accessing ebooks, audiobooks, magazines, and other digital services. Call 217/403-2000 or fill out the online form to request an appointment.

Questions? Ask us.

Adult Services

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