Do you have a public library card? Then, entertainment is on the way. Because you can stream movies and 30,000 plus documentaries with your public library card for free. Are you wondering how to watch movies for free with a public library card? With Kanopy, you can. It is true. This feature is only available for the participating public libraries and universities. Also, Kanopy also comes with Chromecast support.

Kanopy is an online streaming service platform intended for public libraries and universities. Kanopy serves in more than 4000+ public libraries where the students and faculty can access the platform free of charge. But the participating public libraries and universities pay for it on a pay-per-view basis. Kanopy app is supported in devices like Firestick, Android/iOS smartphones, and Roku. So, you can watch Kanopy for free provided with a public library card on all of these devices.

How to Chromecast Kanopy

There are two methods to Chromecast Kanopy. They are:

  • Smartphone
  • PC

How to Chromecast Kanopy using Smartphone

1. Connect your Android/iOS smartphone and Chromecast to the same WiFi network.

2. Install the Kanopy app from the Google Play Store or App Store.

3. Open the Kanopy app and log in with your valid library membership.

4. Select any movie to watch in its library.

5. Tap on the Cast icon from the upper right corner.

Tap on Cast to Chromecast Kanopy.

6. Select your Chromecast device from the list of available devices.

7. Now, you can enjoy watching the movie on your TV via Chromecast.

How to Chromecast Kanopy using PC

1. Visit the official website of Kanopy.

2. Click on the Login tab from the upper right corner.

Click on the Log in tab.

3. Login with your valid library membership account.

4. Select any movie to watch.

5. Now, click on the Cast icon from the lower right corner.

Click on Cast to stream Kanopy.

6. Select your Chromecast device from the list of available devices.

7. The selected movie will play on your TV via Chromecast.

Frequently Asked Questions

1. Does Kanopy support Chromecast?

Yes, Kanopy supports Chromecast.

2. Is Kanopy free?

You only need a library card from the participating library to get Kanopy for free.