Getting Started: Kanopy in Browser (PC or Mac)

Video tutorial, opens a new window

Step-by-step instructions: (Printable version)

  1. Go to and click Get Started. Follow the steps to set up your account:
    • Find and select Jefferson County Public Library.
    • Enter your library card number.
    • Enter name, email address and a password.
    • Find the verification email in your inbox and click on the link to verify your email.
  2. Search or browse to find a title.
  3. Click Play to listen or watch. Clicking Play deducts from your monthly ticket allotment.
  4. You can find your current "checkouts" in your Dashboard, under Viewing History.


  • All of the titles are available all of the time, so there’s no requesting or waiting.
  • Jefferson County residents may use 30 tickets each month, and the count resets the first of the month.
  • Titles check out for varying viewing periods and are automatically returned. If you are not finished, you are welcome to borrow it again.