Solano County Library Kanopy FAQs
Specific Solano County Library Kanopy FAQs are:
Kanopy offers movies and documentaries for film lovers. It is a streaming movie collection that showcases more than 30,000 of the world’s best, classic, and groundbreaking films. Kanopy lets Solano County Library provide access to collections that cinema-loving patrons have been requesting such as the Criterion Collection, Great Courses, award-winning documentaries, film festival favorites and foreign films. Kanopy also includes educational and engaging videos for children of all ages including: Muzzy Language videos, popular PBS shows and more.
You’ll need an email address, full service Solano County Library card number, and PIN.
To create an account:
In the future, you will log in using your email address and the password you created. You only need your library card number and PIN for the initial setup.
Kanopy limits use to customers 13 years of age or older. During the sign up process, a customer must acknowledge they are over 13 years of age. In order to abide by the Terms of Services, if they are under 18 (and over 13) they agree to use the service only with the involvement of a parent or legal guardian.
You will need an internet connection to watch videos on Kanopy. Films cannot be downloaded to a computer or device; they only stream through the internet.
Films can be streamed from any computer, mobile device, and most smart TVs by downloading the Kanopy app for iOS, Android, AppleTV, Chromecast or Roku.
Solano County Library customers can check out 6 titles per month. The monthly borrowing limit resets at 12:01am on the first day of the new month.
72 hours (3 days) of unlimited views of the selected video.
On the home screen, browse titles or search for a specific item.
You can track your viewing activity by visiting My Dashboard > Recently Viewed. The Recently Viewed page will list every video you have ever watched, even after the 3-day period has ended. If a video is still within the 3-day viewing period, the list will include the amount of time left on that viewing period.
Films are always available—no holds required!
Renewing is not allowed but you can get the film again immediately if you haven't reached your monthly checkout limit.
Visit Kanopy’s help page https://help.kanopy.com/hc/en-us to learn about using devices, apps and even your TV to stream Kanopy today.