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Kanopy Kids offers free streaming video for children


Newport Beach Public Library (NBPL) recently added Kanopy Kids to its on-demand streaming video service Kanopy. Kanopy Kids offers thoughtful entertainment for children aged preschool and up. The curated collection of enriching videos on Kanopy Kids also has developmentally appropriate, age-based ratings from Common Sense Media, and parental controls. Newport Beach Public Library customers can stream up to five videos per month for free by using their library card.

Kanopy  Kids  highlights  films  and  TV  series  that  inspire  and  inform,  helping  children  develop  empathy,  mindfulness,  and  self-esteem  through  entertaining  and  educational  videos. Kanopy Kids  features  approximately  500  children’s  titles  at  launch,  with  more  than  100  to  be  added  each  month.  Both  Kanopy  and  Kanopy  Kids  are  available  on  any  computer,  television,  or  mobile  device,  with  apps  for  Roku,  Chromecast,  Apple  TV,  Amazon  Fire  Tablet,  iOS,  and  Android.  

Kanopy  Kids  categories  include  TV  Series,  Learning  Languages,  Animated  Storybooks,  Anime  Favorites,  Classic  Films  and  Movies  for  the  Whole  Family.  Key  titles  include  Arthur,  Babar,  Franklin  &  Friends,  Maya  The  Bee,  Wild  Kratts,  Between  the  Lions,  Little  Pim,  and  Nigerian-animated  Bino  &  Fino.  The  collection  also  highlights  Classic  Films  from  Charlie  Chaplin  and  Buster  Keaton, plus  family-friendly  documentaries,  Girls  Rock  and  The  Endless  Summer.

Kanopy free streaming video is generously funded by  the NBPL Foundation.

More information is available on the Newport Beach Public Library website at For more information on Newport Beach Public Library resources and programs, please contact the Library at 949-717-3800, option 2, or visit the website at

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