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, and comics. You will need your Bloomfield library card and an email address to create a Hoopla account.
- Each patron can borrow 5 items per month.
- All hoopla titles are available for checkout immediately – no waiting in line!
- Visit the hoopla help page or video tutorials to learn more about downloading or streaming movies and television.
OverDrive offers free streaming videos for patrons to borrow and watch, in addition to e-books and audio books. 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.
- Visit the OverDrive Help page to learn more about streaming movies from OverDrive.
Contact the library at 860-243-9721 to schedule an appointment for assistance downloading library materials, or for a demonstration of any of the services below. For best results, we strongly encourage you to familiarize yourself with the instructions on this page before you contact the library for assistance.
Other Downloadable Media
The Bloomfield Libraries offer a variety of downloadable media that you can access on your computer or mobile device (compatibility varies by service).