• Looking for indie or classic films, award-winning documentaries, or foreign titles a little off the beaten path? Kanopy and Kanopy Kids contain over 30,000 harder-to-find films that you can borrow online with your Framingham Public Library card! You may borrow up to four titles per month. Streaming videos from Kanopy may be borrowed for 72 hours. Create a free account, and then use on a computer or download the app to your device. Kanopy access is reserved for Framingham residents.
  • And now, you can stream The Great Courses FREE on Kanopy! Kanopy users now have free 30-day access to The Great Courses films. From the time great courses logoyou click play you will have 30 days to complete all of the videos in a course. This is without using any of your four monthly play credits. 

  • New to Kanopy? View our introductory tutorial here.

Films can be streamed from any computer, television, mobile device or platform by downloading the Kanopy app for iOS, Android, AppleTV, Chromecast or Roku. All you need to access this free service is your library card number and to be a Framingham resident.


  • Movies and TV episodes from Hoopla are available for 3 days (72 hours). There are no holds and everything may be downloaded instantly. Patrons are limited to 5 Hoopla check-outs per calendar month. Use on a computer or download the app. Hoopla access is reserved for Framingham residents.*

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Streaming videos from Overdrive may be borrowed for 3, 5, or 7 days. Use on a computer or stream on a mobile device.


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If you are not a Framingham resident, you can access hoopla and Kanopy from Boston Public Library. Get a Boston Public Library eCard for access to BPL's extensive list of downloadable content (including eBooks, eAudiobooks, eMagazines, downloadable music and movies) as well as their online databases. Anyone who lives, works, attends school, or owns property in Massachusetts is eligible.