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Audio and Video Material

This is the section for Digital Audio and Video Materials:


Library Ideas’ Freegal Music allows Hoboken Public Library card holders access to hundreds of thousands of songs.  Library card holders can download up to five Sony Music tracks in the MP3 format each week. Plus our Hoboken Library Resident Library Cardholders have access to three hours of streaming music per day. 


Hoboken Public Library resident card holders, have access to Hoopla, which provides online access to 15,808 videos (including movies and TV shows), 14,313 audiobooks, 212,595 music albums.  Each month you have an access to up to 10 different choices.    You can borrow music for 7 days, videos for 2 or 3 days, and audiobooks for 21 days. Plus access to books including graphic novels/comics!


Hoboken Public Library Resident Library Card Holders have access to more than 30,000 Films from Kanopy.  You have 5 choices per month. You have three days to watch a film before you will have to count it as another checkout towards your 5 for the month. Films can be streamed from computers, televisions, mobile devices or platforms by downloading the Kanopy app for iOS, Android, AppleTV, Chromecast or Roku.  The films include award-winning documentaries, rare and hard-to-find titles, film festival favorites, indie and classic films, and world cinema. With the motto of "thoughtful entertainment," Kanopy provides films of unique social and cultural value; films that are often difficult or impossible to access elsewhere, and programming that features diversity. 

eLibrary NJ

( formerly ListenNJ) allows you to download popular audiobook and ebook titles to your PC, laptop, and tablet at home. The first time you check out materials on the eLibraryNJ site, instructions will be provided for you to download the software required. Now available for Kindle users.

Effective May 9th, Bccls has moved their Cloudlibrary to OverDrive and it is accessible via the new Libby app or from Any current holds or accounts have not transfered to the new service. This will not affect the eLibraryNJ, the current OverDrive service, that Hoboken Resident Card Holders have access to.


Call (201) 420-2347 for more information.



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