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What's the Hoopla About?

What's the Hoopla About?

October 31, 2018

Folks know that the library offers a wealth of online services, but it can be difficult sometimes to distinguish among all of them. That’s why we showcase these resources frequently. We absolutely want patrons to know about everything they can take advantage of – for free with their library card!

One of the most popular resources is called Hoopla, and it brings a wide array of media directly to you digitally. That includes hundreds of thousands of movies, music, audiobooks, ebooks, comics, and TV shows, with more being added daily. And you can get everything instantly, without waiting.

Plus, Hoopla is available everywhere. You can use it on your desktop computer, tablet, laptop, smartphone, or even your TV. If you access a book, movie, or music with a computer browser window, you can stream titles right away and enjoy them immediately. If you use the mobile app, you have the same capability, but you can also download items to enjoy later when you’re somewhere that may not have a WiFi connection. That means that you can have the media you want anytime and anywhere!

For extra convenience, when the lending period is over, anything you’ve checked out is automatically removed from your device. You don’t have to worry about turning something back in!

Our upcoming workshop will lead you through all the details you’ll need to know to make the most of Hoopla. With a little direction, you’ll be a pro at accessing the kind of media you want – and without having to subscribe to paid services!

Join us at 6 pm on Tuesday, November 6 at the Conover Branch Library to tap into the bounty!