New York Public Library Statement: Kanopy

JUNE 24, 2019—The following is a statement from Caryl Matute, The New York Public Library's Interim Chief Branch Library Officer, about the Library's decision around video streaming platform Kanopy: 

As of July 1, 2019, The New York Public Library will no longer offer cardholders free access to video streaming platform Kanopy.

The Library made this decision after a careful and thorough examination of its streaming offerings and priorities. We believe the cost of Kanopy makes it unsustainable for the Library, and that our resources are better utilized purchasing more in-demand collections such as books and e-books.

We apologize for any inconvenience.