How to Use Kanopy Kids

No cable? No problem! Access hundreds of free children’s TV shows, movies, story times, and more with your library card!

With your library card, you have access to Kanopy, an on-demand streaming platform. Adults can enjoy 10 downloads per month, with titles including academy award winning films, documentaries, and acclaimed TV series. Adults can also access Kanopy Kids, with unlimited access to hit TV shows from entertainment giants like PBS, shorts from Highlights, popular children’s films, and read-along storybook videos. There is no shortage of entertainment for your child, and it’s all for free with your library card!

How Can I Access Kanopy Kids?

Accessing this free service is as simple as pulling out your library card. First, go to our website at lindenhurstlibrary.org.

Once on the homepage, hover over the Digital tab on the blue toolbar. When the dropdown appears, select Digital Services.

Scroll down to Movies, Music, & TV and select Kanopy.

You will be brought to the Kanopy site. From there, select the orange button that reads Add Library Card.

From here you can add your library card number and any additional information.

Feel free to browse the extensive titles in Kanopy. But we sure not to miss out on the wonderful children’s entertainment! To switch to Kanopy Kids simply select the link in the top righthand corner.

You’ve made it! Now it’s time to browse!

Below you can see just a fraction of what you can access, without limits, for free through Kanopy.
Multiple episodes of Sesame Street including full seasons.
Fun and educational children’s series including hits like Pinkalicious, Sid the Science Kid, Arthur, and Reading Rainbow.
Vooks (or video books) with animated read-alongs to some of your child’s favorite books.
Animated shorts from popular authors like Mo Willems.
Children’s movies.
Language Learning videos for children.

Another wonderful perk is the Kanopy app can be downloaded to your smartphone, tablet, or even your TV.

Take advantage of all the amazing entertainment your Kanopy account has to offer by signing up today!