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Get free access to thousands of documentaries, indie films, classic films, and other original content on all your favorite devices! No holds!

  • Watch up to 10 films per month
  • Watch up to 4 series from Great Courses
  • Unlimited Play in Kanopy Kids

When you start a film, you can watch it as many times as you like for 48 or 72 hours (depending on the title).

To set up an account:

  • Go to https://harvardpubliclibrary.kanopy.com/
  • Click on "Add Library Card"
  • Enter your library card number
  • Create a Kanopy account by entering your name, email address, and creating a Kanopy password.
  • Kanopy will send you a verification email. Verify your email address by clicking on the link in the email.
  • After verification, login at  https://harvardpubliclibrary.kanopy.com/ with your email address and Kanopy password.

Visit Kanopy’s troubleshooting page if you need help.

This service is for Harvard residents only but Massachusetts residents may register for Kanopy through the Boston Public Library.