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 btpl.kanopy.com 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 kanopy.com.
  • 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. 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 in the app.
  • Browse by subject areas by selecting BROWSE at the top of the site, by tapping “Browse” in iOS, or by selecting the three lines in the upper left corner in Android.

Additional Resources

If you need additional help, visit help.kanopy.com.

Updated 5/2020