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Kanopy Video Streaming

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If you have a Community Libraries of Providence card, head over to to sign up for a free account and gain access to the 30,000+ videos that the service offers. Need a library card? 

Kanopy Kids unlimited streaming.


During the sign up process

  • choose your Providence Community Library
  • enter your PCL card number (PCL cards begin with 21357) and PIN 
  • once you are logged in, you are all set to search, watch and make playlists. Enjoy!

Viewing Details

  • Users have 8 play credits per month
  • Number of remaining play credits is clearly visible in your account  
  • A play = playing 5 seconds of a video = -1 play credit
  • Users have access to the selected video for 72 hours.
  • Kanopy can be viewed on a computer, television, or mobile device via a web browser or using the Kanopy app for Apple iOS, Android, AndroidTV, Chromecast, Roku, and Amazon Fire Tablet and Fire Stick.