eBooks and Audiobooks free from the library.
Browse the history of Waimakariri District
Stream inspiring films and documentaries anytime, anywhere.
Kanopy seeks to provide ‘thoughtful entertainment’, selecting content that will entertain, enrich and challenge you. With over 10,000 titles and with new content added monthly there is something here for everyone. Kanopy Kids provides specific content for children and the Great Courses gives access to a fascinating lecture series on a diverse range of topics.
Kanopy is free to use with your library barcode number and PIN. If you are not a member of Waimakariri Libraries yet and would like to join you can find more information on our website or visit any branch. You can stream movies from your desktop computer, laptop, mobile device, Apple TV, and Chromecast.
Play Credits You will receive 6 play credits each month which allows you to watch 6 films or documentaries each month for free. Play credits refresh on the 1st of every month. Once you start watching a film you have 72 hours to finish it and once you press play, you will automatically use one play credit.
You will also receive unlimited access to Kanopy Kids and can access two Great Courses each month.
Set up your Kanopy account
Once you are set up simply click “Log in” at the top of the screen and put in your email and password to access your account.
For further help, see the Kanopy website.
Collections librarian, Nicki, has put together some playlists of her favourite movies:
Books to movies