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KanopyWhat is Kanopy?

Kanopy is a collection of on-demand streaming films, with a focus on thoughtful entertainment.

Kanopy showcases more than 30,000 of the world’s best films, including award-winning documentaries, rare and hard to find titles, film festival favorites, indie and classic films, and world cinema.

Patrons may borrow 16 items per calendar month.

Getting Started

  • Visit or install the free Kanopy mobile app from your device’s app store. To see if a specific operating system, browser, television, or device is compatible, visit
  • Create an account by providing your name, a valid email address, and choosing a password or you may choose to login with your existing Facebook or Google account. If you sign up with your email address, you will be sent a verification email to your email address.
  • Next, add your Bloomfield Township library card and PIN. You may be prompted to search for the Library first.

Finding Content

  • Select from films highlighted on the home page.
  • Search for a specific title using the search box at the top of the site or by tapping the magnifying glass at the bottom of the app.
  • Browse by subject areas by selecting BROWSE at the top of the site or at the bottom of the app.

Additional Resources

If you need additional help, visit

Updated 4/2021