Save your sanity with Kanopy Kids

10 Jan 2019


Summer holidays are in full swing and the sting of being unable to finish a hot cup of coffee is really starting to burn, like a steering wheel on a 42 degree day...here at Newcastle Region Library we understand and we present to you a soothing balm in the form of Kanopy Kids! A streaming service full of with quality children's entertainment, free and available to you anytime, anywhere.

Kanopy Kids includes classics such as Playschool and Babar, movies for all ages, animated versions of your favourite picture books, Australian content and even kids science documentaries. There's also plenty of great movies, documentaries and tv series for adults, teens and everyone inbetween, so make to check out the rest of Kanopy streaming service too. 

Kanopy (and Kanopy Kids) is available to enjoy through a number of platforms, services and devices. These include Apple TV, Chromecast, TELSTRA TV, androidtv, fireTV and AirPlay. It can also be watched on any internet enabled computer. Internet Explorer version 10 or above is recommended. Kanopy is also available via downloadable app on iOSAndroid and Amazon Fire mobile devices, as well as Roku streaming media players.

Each user has 12 'credits' per month. Each movie uses 1 credit. Once you press play on a film, you have 3 days to view it as many times as you like without using another play credit. The credit quota resets at the start of each calendar month. First time users can visit Kanopy to register. You will need your library membership number and a valid email address.

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