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 cardholders 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. 

Each PJFL card that registers for a Kanopy account receives 30 tickets per month to view films.

In a Web Browser

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

Visit portjefflibrary.kanopy.com

First Time Users

  • 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

  • Click “Log In”
  • Enter your email and password
  • Click “Log In”
  • Click “Watch” to start streaming

On your Phone or Tablet

To stream films on your phone or tablet, you must download the app.

App store








Google Play




Have a question?

See the Help Page Below

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