Hoopla offers a broad selection of ebooks, audiobooks, movies, TV shows and music. Instantly borrow up to 8 items per calendar month – no holds, no waiting!


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Loan periods

  • Movie and TV content:  72 hours (3 days) 
    • Note:  Some publishers limit the loan period to 48 hours (2 days).
  • Music albums:  7 days
  • ebooks, comics and audiobooks:  21 days
  • No fines:  While Hoopla items may be returned early, they will automatically be returned at the end of the loan period.
  • Renewals:  The option to renew an item appears 24 hours before the end of the loan period. Each renewal uses one of your remaining borrows for the month.



This service is limited to Acton residents. Other Massachusetts residents may register for Hoopla through the Boston Public Library.