How to Link Your Library Card to Kanopy At

Have you heard about Kanopy? It’s an awesome free streaming service for library patrons. You can watch acclaimed indie movies, documentaries, classic cinema and more by linking your library card.

In this guide, I’ll walk you through everything you need to know to:

  • Sign up for a Kanopy account
  • Link your library credentials
  • Access Kanopy across devices like Roku, Firestick, Android TV and Apple TV

So if you’re ready to unlock thousands of free films, let’s get started!

Creating Your Kanopy Account

The first step is signing up for a Kanopy account using your library card number. Here’s how:

  1. Install the Kanopy app on your streaming device or smart TV
  2. Select “Don’t have an account yet? Get Started”
  3. A sign-up code will appear on your TV screen
  4. Go to on your computer or mobile browser
  5. Enter the code and click Next
  6. Choose “Find Your Library” and enter your library card number to link your account

And you’re all set! Now let’s get Kanopy activated across your devices.

Linking Kanopy to Your Streaming Platforms

Activating Kanopy is quick and easy on any device. You’ll just need the account you created. On Fire TV Stick

  1. Search for “Kanopy” on your Firestick and install the app
  2. Open the app and note down the activation code on your TV
  3. Visit and sign into your account
  4. Enter the activation code and click Activate
  5. Follow the prompts and you’re done! On Android TV

  1. Install Kanopy from the Google Play Store
  2. Launch the app and fetch the activation code from the welcome screen
  3. Go to on your phone or computer
  4. Sign into your Kanopy account
  5. Submit the activation code to link your Android TV On Apple TV

  1. Find Kanopy in the App Store and install
  2. Open the app and note down the activation code
  3. Navigate to on another device
  4. Enter your Kanopy login credentials
  5. Input the activation code to complete setup On Roku

  1. Search for “Kanopy” and add the channel
  2. Launch the app and follow the prompts to get your activation code
  3. Visit and sign into your account
  4. Submit the code to activate Kanopy on your Roku device

And that’s all it takes! You can now access Kanopy’s entire streaming catalog through your linked library card.

Supported Browsers for Watching

Don’t want to watch on your TV? You can stream Kanopy on these desktop browsers:

Windows (8 and above)

  • Firefox 47+
  • Chrome 75+
  • Edge 17+ (Windows 10 and Windows 11 only)

macOS (10.11 and above)

  • Chrome 75+
  • Safari 9+
  • Firefox 47+

Chrome OS:

  • Chrome 75+

Troubleshooting Issues

Getting an error adding your library card? Make sure you entered the number correctly. If issues continue, contact your library for help.

Need to update account details? You can change your Kanopy email and password by:

  1. Signing into Kanopy on web browser
  2. Clicking your profile picture > My Account
  3. Selecting Edit under My Information
  4. Changing email or password
  5. Clicking Save

And that covers the complete guide to accessing Kanopy with your library credentials! Now you can start streaming thousands of acclaimed films for free.