App gives cardholders access to free digital features

Published 7:54 am Wednesday, March 4, 2020

ASHLAND, Ky. — Instantly borrow free digital movies, music, comics and more with the hoopla app and a library card from the Boyd County Public Library.

hoopla is the leading all-in-one digital library app with over 800,000 titles — from best-selling novels and blockbuster movies to niche, hard-to-find content and language learning collections. A library card gives patrons free 24/7 access to television shows, movies, music, ebooks, audiobooks and comics without the worry of late fees.

“hoopla allows patrons to take the library with them wherever they go — or even without leaving their homes. It’s like having the library at their fingertips — anytime, anywhere,” said Library Director Debbie Cosper. “They can instantly stream content or download for offline reading, watching and listening.”

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Content synchronizes across a wide range of devices so borrowers never lose their place.

BCPL cardholders can “checkout” up to 15 hoopla items per month. hoopla Kids mode provides a kid-friendly setting for finding videos, music and books.

The hoopla app is easily accessible on Google Play, the App Store and Amazon or access on desktop at

The library is open seven days a week and offers free resources, programs and events enabling people of any income level to participate and attend. For more information, contact the Boyd County Public Library at 606-329-0090 or visit one of the branches.