Independent Films & Documentaries

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For Port Jefferson Free Library cardholders ONLY. The popular on-demand film streaming service is now available for free! PJFL card holders can access Kanopy and sign up to start streaming films instantly by visiting portjefflibrary.kanopy.com. Films can be streamed from any computer, television, mobile device or platform by downloading the Kanopy app for iOS, Android, AppleTV, Chromecast or Roku. You will need an internet connection to watch films. The films cannot be downloaded to your computer; they only stream through the internet.

On your Browser

Kanopy requires a separate account. See our directions below to access this service. 

You are eligible to stream 5 movies per month, and you have 72 hours to view your selection(s).

First Time Users

  • Go to portjefflibrary.kanopy.com
  • Click “Continue”
  • Click “Sign Up”
  • Enter your name, email address and a password then click “Sign up”
  • Proceed to your email account and click on the the verification link email
  • Enter your library barcode number
  • Click “Watch” to start streaming

Current Users

  • Go to portjefflibrary.kanopy.com
  • Click “Continue”
  • Click “Log In”
  • Enter your email and password
  • Click “Log In”
  • Click “Watch” to start streaming

Dashboard Features

On your Device

Click on the appropriate button below to download the app to your device. Enter your email and password for the account that you created through our website and start streaming!

App store








Google Play




Have a question?

Refer to the links below for answers to all of your questions.

If you still need assistance, speak with a Reference Librarian or use the Device Advice Form below to schedule a one-on-one appointment with a Reference Librarian to learn how to access these free downloads.