Wareham, Mass. — The popular on-demand film streaming service Kanopy is now available for free at the Wareham Free Library. Library card holders can access Kanopy and sign up to start streaming films instantly by visiting https://warehamfreelibrary.kanopy.com.

Wareham Free Library users may watch up to five videos per month, watch up to two Great Courses, and choose from a selection of unlimited plays in Kanopy Kids.

Films can be streamed from any computer, television, mobile device, or platform by downloading the Kanopy app for iOS, Android, Apple TV, Chromecast, or Roku. Parents have the option of setting up parental controls once they set up a Kanopy account.

Kanopy Kids collection offers commercial-free films and TV series that inspire, inform and help children develop empathy, mindfulness, and self-esteem, The Kanopy Kids collection includes animated storybooks, family friendly movies, and popular titles like Arthur, Barbar, Sesame Street, Maya the Bee, and more.

Kanopy was founded in 2008 by CEO Olivia Humphrey as an educational tool for colleges and universities.

Instructions To Begin Using Kanopy

1. Click on Kanopy

2. Click on “Add Library Card,” then enter in your Wareham Free Library barcode number and PIN.

3. Make an account with your e-mail address. Once you’ve made an account with Kanopy, you must use your username and password to login to Kanopy.

4. Confirm your e-mail address by clicking on the e-mail Kanopy will send you shortly after you register. This will complete the registration.

To start using Kanopy Kids, click on the link in the top right corner of the screen (next to the account holders name), to begin streaming children’s programs and videos.