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Kanopy basics

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 from tablets, smartphones and  other devices
  • Titles are available 24/7 with no waiting
  • Check out up to 10 items per month
  • Browse the Kids collection. Parents are responsible for monitoring use by minors.
  • Available to Champaign Public Library cardholders
  • Use Kanopy

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Product instructions

  • To get started, go to Kanopy and click "Continue"
  • Click "Don't have an account yet?" to create your Kanopy account
  • 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 add your library card number and pin number
  • Browse content for items to check out

Product help

Book-a-Librarian for Help

You can get free help with technology-related questions through our Book-a-Librarian service. Our experts will meet with you for 30 to 60 minutes of personalized help with downloading ebooks, audiobooks, magazines, and other digital services. Call 217/403-2070 or fill out the online form to request an appointment.

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