E-Books and E-Audio

hoopla digital movies and more

Hoopla enables you to borrow e-books, audio books, and comics (to download or stream) straight from your browser, tablet, or smartphone for FREE. Hoopla also includes access to movies, television shows, and music albums. You will need your Bloomfield library card and an email address to create a Hoopla account. 

  • Each patron can borrow 4 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 downloadable e-books, audio books, e-,magazines, and movies. You will need your Bloomfield library card to log into OverDrive. You can check out up to 10 items (e-books, audio books, and movies) at a time. E-magazine checkouts are unlimited simultaneous use.



RBdigital offers downloadable audio books and e-books free to library cardholders in the state of Connecticut, and is provided through researchIT CT, a service of the Connecticut State Library.

  • You will need your library card to log into researchIT CT, and you will need to create a free RBdigital account.
  • Visit the RBdigital Help page for more assistance.

Free E-Book Resources

Need Help?

Contact the library at 860-243-9721 to schedule an appointment for assistance downloading library materials.

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).