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Movies & Video
at Queens Library

Featured Movies: Jackie Robinson
Celebrate the 100th birthday of the baseball legend who broke the major league color barrier—and learn more about his life and legacy—by watching Ken Burns’s remarkable documentary.

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Sign up for Kanopy, the Library's on-demand video streaming service where you can watch more than 30,000 classic movies, indie films, foreign films, and acclaimed documentaries. You can stream films from hundreds of popular producers such as The Criterion Collection, The Great Courses, and PBS, as well as thousands of independent filmmakers.

You can stream up to six movies per month. Each month resets with six new movies of your choice.

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How to Get Started with Kanopy

What You Need

  • A Queens Library card
  • Valid e-mail address
  • Kanopy App, available on the Apple App Store, Google Play, and Roku (optional)

Create an Account

Step 1: Go to and create an account by clicking on the “Sign up” link at the top right.

Step 2: Check your email for an email verification request from Kanopy. Click on the link in the email to verify your email address.

Step 3: Add your Queens Library card number and PIN. Once this is completed, you’re ready to start watching great films and documentaries!

Using the Kanopy App

Kanopy also has an app and is available on

Just the download the Kanopy app, login to your account, and you’re good to go!

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