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Digital Movies & TV

hoopla digital movies and more

Hoopla enables you to borrow movies and television shows (to download or stream) straight from your browser, tablet, or smartphone for FREE. Hoopla also includes access to music albums, audiobooks, e-books, comics, e-magazines, The Great Courses, and more! You will need your Bloomfield library card and an email address to create a Hoopla account. The Hoopla app is available for download in most app stores.

  • Each patron can borrow 5 items per month. The 7-day BingePass allows unlimited access to e-magazines, The Great Courses, and more.
  • All hoopla titles are available for checkout immediately – no waiting in line!
  • Visit the hoopla help page to learn more.

Kanopy. Featuring film festival, documentary, and foreign films

Kanopy & Kanopy Kids
Bloomfield Public Library is proud to provide Kanopy, a streaming service for quality entertainment. Its curated collection of over 30,000 titles includes award-winning films, documentaries, world cinema, indie and classic films, film festival favorites, and educational videos that inspire, enrich and entertain.

Kanopy provides an ad-free experience that can be enjoyed on your TV, mobile phone, tablet, or computer by downloading the Kanopy app for iOS, Android, AppleTV, Chromecast or Roku. You will need your Bloomfield library card and an email address to create a Kanopy account.

Kanopy Kids highlights films and TV series that help children develop empathy, mindfulness, and self-esteem through entertaining and educational videos. Kanopy Kids has unlimited access that does not count towards play credits. Choose “Go to Kanopy Kids” from the top menu in your Kanopy account.

OverDrive Downloadable E-books, Audio Books, and Movies


OverDrive offers free streaming videos for patrons to borrow and watch, in addition to e-books, e-audiobooks, and e-magazines. You will need your Bloomfield library card to log into OverDrive.

  • Streaming video works on most mobile devices and computers as long as you’re using a browser with HTML5 support (such as Chrome, Firefox, Safari, or Internet Explorer).
  • You may not be able to play all streaming videos on a Kindle Fire or Fire HD.
  • Check out our OverDrive/Libby instructional brochure on using OverDrive with your mobile device.
  • Visit the OverDrive Help page to learn more about streaming movies from OverDrive.

Need Help?

Visit the library for a brief consultation to learn more.

Other Downloadable Media

Bloomfield Public Library offers a variety of downloadable media that you can access on your computer or mobile device (compatibility varies by service).