Monty Don Content Becomes Available in U.S. Public Libraries


All3Media International has teamed with hoopla Digital, an all-in-one digital media app for U.S. public libraries, to launch the Gardening with Monty Don BingePass.

Patrons of participating libraries will have free and instant access to more than 300 episodes across four series hosted by U.K. garden writer and broadcaster Monty Don, including Gardeners’ World, My Dream Farm, Monty Don’s Secret History of the British Garden and Big Dreams, Small Spaces.

The content will be exclusively available ad-free and without need for a subscription through the hoopla BingePass with one borrow with a library card.

The Gardening with Monty Don BingePass is one of over 20 BingePasses available to public libraries and their patrons. The passes offer unlimited access to educational and entertaining collections of streaming content and platforms for seven days with just one borrow. Over the past year, BingePass borrows have increased by 54 percent, and title circulations through BingePass have increased 158 percent.

BingePass is accessible anywhere, either on the web or via the mobile app, with no commercials or ads. hoopla is available in nearly 10,000 public libraries across the U.S., Canada, Australia and New Zealand. In the U.S., this includes Chicago Public Library, San Francisco Public Library and Los Angeles Public Library.

“With the spring season upon us, we know many are looking to pick up gardening or develop their green thumbs, and we’re excited that now the Gardening with Monty Don hoopla BingePass provides access to both informational and fun content for garden enthusiasts of all ages,” said Jeff Jankowski. founder of hoopla Digital. “Our continued partnership with All3Media International aligns with our mission to provide access to unique and immediately accessible digital content for free to libraries and their patrons.”

“At All3Media International, we’re committed to developing, producing and distributing high-quality and captivating content across genres, and it’s clear Monty Don’s content is enjoyed by many both in and outside of the gardening community,” said Yvonne Conroy, commercial manager of strategic development at All3Media International. “Our collaboration with hoopla now brings this content from Monty’s own garden in Herefordshire to an even wider audience—library patrons throughout America.”

“These series take viewers on a journey through my own garden and many more adventures,” added Monty Don. “I’m excited to share my passion for horticulture with a new and larger audience through this partnership with hoopla Digital.”