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Kanopy at the Public Library of New London

Choose from over 30,000 movies, documentaries, and foreign films and stream them to your computer, TV, smartphone, or tablet.

What you will need:

  • Internet access
  • Your Public Library of New London library card
  • Email address
  • A password of your choosing


  • Go to www.plnl.org
  • Look for Kanopy on the front page of the website
  • Click on the Kanopy link
  • Click Add a library card
  • Follow the prompts to add your library card, email address, and a password of your choosing.
  • After signing up, you will receive a verification email. Click Verify email. This will take you to the Kanopy site where you can begin watching.


  • Stream videos via website on your computer; by downloading the Kanopy app to your favorite device. You can also watch through your Roku, Apple TV, or Chromecast.
  • Videos check out for 3 days.
  • Stream up to 10 videos per month.
  • There are no wait lists and no overdue fines