What is Hoopla? If you have not yet used Hoopla you do not know what you are missing.
Hoopla is an innovative digital media service offered by your local public library that allows you to borrow movies, music, audiobooks, e-books, comics, and TV shows to enjoy on your computer, tablet, or phone – and even on your TV! The best thing about Hoopla is that you do not have to wait, the titles are available immediately to download to your mobile devices and enjoy them instantly or to enjoy them later. It is very important to know that Hoopla contains a wide variety of titles in Spanish. They have hundreds of thousands of titles to choose from, some in different languages and more are added daily. Hoopla is like having your public library at your fingertips. You can use them anytime, anywhere. It is also totally free. To use Hoopla you only need your library card. If you don’t have one yet, you can apply for a temporary card here.
Once you have obtained the library card, you are ready to start using Hoopla just like the other digital platforms offered by our library system.
The first thing you have to do is access our main page and locate the icon for Digital Resources.
Once here, click on the icon which will take you to the next page:
Click on the Hoopla icon, doing so will take you to its main page.
To open an account you just have to click the blue icon where it will ask you to enter your email and create a password.
Then you will have to choose your library system and enter your library card number.
Voilà! Congratulations, you already have an account with Hoopla! Are you ready to use Hoopla and borrow materials? Let’s do it now!
Let me explain what you need to do to select materials in Spanish or any other language.
On the left side of your screen you are going to select the type of material you want to borrow, like Audiobooks, Movies, TV shows, E-books, Music or Comics. Here is where you can change the language to the Spanish Collection or any other language that you’re interested in.
You can limit the selection by the year it was published, by user ranking or by language. Once you make your selection, you only need to click on the icon and you are ready to enjoy your choice. Some information you should know about Hoopla is that you can only get 8 materials per month. You’ll have three days to watch movies, 7 days to listen to a Music album, and 21 days for Audio Books, E-books or Comics. With Hoopla just like similar platforms you don’t have to worry about returning borrowed items, they return on their own. Now that you already know how to use Hoopla you have no excuses to start using it. If you have any questions, remember that you can always use the live chat found on our Web site