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Accessing Spokane Public Library Resources

SCC & SFCC students and faculty are pre-approved for an online library card.

Video: How to Access "Tough Guise 2" through Kanopy

Instructional video from SFCC librarian, Sharde' Mills. Access for SCC and SFCC students is identical, so Sharde's instructions will work for SCC students.

If you have questions, ask a librarian for help any time.

Download free material from Spokane Public Library in a variety of formats including:

  • Kanopy Movies
  • OverDrive eBooks
  • RBDigital Audiobooks

Accessing Kanopy

About Kanopy Streaming Video

Kanopy streams media from any computer, television, mobile device or platform by downloading the Kanopy app for iOS, Android, AppleTV, Chromecast or Roku.

Public Screenings: Many films from Kanopy come with Public Performance Rights (PPR). Viewing films in a group forum is permitted as long as the viewing is by authorized viewers and it is not for commercial benefit (i.e. no admission costs are charged and no profit is made from the screening)." - Spokane Public Library (SPL)

Accessing Kanopy

  • Create a Spokane Public Library Card by following the instructions on this web page, under the box, "How to Access Spokane Public Library Materials."
  • Once you've create a SPL card number you have to register for a separate Kanopy account at their website.
    • You will need the SPL card number you just created and your personal email address.
    • Once you've created a SPL card number and Kanopy account you can access streaming videos in Kanopy through their app or website.

Important Things to Know About Kanopy

  • You are limited to borrowing 8 total titles (credits) per month*. Credits renew on the first of each month. 
    *Kanopy Kids and Great Courses videos do not use credits.
  • Films can be viewed for 72 hours.
  • If you watch 5 seconds or more of a film it will count towards your total of 8 titles per month.
  • Videos cannot be downloaded at this time. 
  • You can create clips and organize them in a playlist.
  • Full accessibility: Kanopy meets all accessibility standards-all films have captions and transcripts and are compatible with and visual impairment technologies.

Extra Helpful Tidbits

    Button: Info About Kanopy Apps           Button: Kanopy Help Center          Button: About Kanopy