Starting November 1, 2023, the viewing experience on Kanopy will be easier than ever with the switch from play credits to tickets. With this update, you can easily see the number of tickets required and the viewing period for each film next to the play button.

With WRL’s subscription to Kanopy, all library card holders can stream up to four movies per month from a collection of over 30,000 documentaries and classic and foreign films. You can also access classes in the Great Courses series. Get started with Kanopy today and enjoy free streaming video from WRL. You can also connect Kanopy to your smart TV. Questions? Try Kanopy’s Help Page or call us at 757.741.3300, option 2. You can also contact Kanopy directly with questions.

Parents will want to check out the new Kanopy Kids collection for films and TV series that inspire and inform, helping children develop empathy, mindfulness, and self esteem through entertaining and educational videos. Parents can also set up parental controls on the Kanopy Dashboard to limit access for younger viewers. See the Kanopy Kids article for more details on this collection.

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