We are currently experiencing an issue with our Library Catalog that is preventing patrons from logging into library accounts and some of the resources in our Digital Library. We apologize for this inconvenience and we thank you for your patience while we work to restore access as soon as possible.

All Long Beach Public Library locations are currently closed until further notice in response to Coronavirus (COVID-19). 
Outdoor book drops are also closed at this time. Learn more.

For more information about Coronavirus (COVID-19),
visit Long Beach Health and Human Services.

Watch Movies for Free!


Kanopy offers something for all library card holders. Browse collections of top film-festival favorites, classic films, world cinema and popular movies including The Criterion Collection, The Great Courses, Kino Lorber, PBS and others. Children will even find some of their favorites like Sesame Street, Daniel Tiger, and animated adaptations of their favorite books. With new films added every week, Kanopy allows you to access an unrivaled collection of over 30,000 films.

With Kanopy you can:

  • Watch 6 films per month. Play credits reset on the 1st of each month. Or watch any of these credit-free movies!
  • Have 3 days to watch the film as many time as you like.
  • Watch unlimited shows and movies on Kanopy Kids which offers content for ages preschool - 12.

To get started with Kanopy:

1. Go to Kanopy and click the orange "ADD LIBRARY CARD" button.
Kanopy Login Page

2. Enter your library card number and pin.Kanopy Add Library Card Page

3. Create your account.
Kanopy Create Account

4. Start watching videos!

You can also download the Kanopy app for free from the Apple StoreGoogle PlayAmazon Apps, or for Roku.

For more information, access Kanopy though the LBPL Digital Library.