What's the Hoopla™ all about?
Free - yes, free - digital video, music and audiobooks, streaming to your computer or downloadable to your mobile device. And no overdue fees - materials are automatically returned when the lending period is over. Hoopla gives you access to thousands of movies and TV shows, audiobooks, and more than 100,000 music albums. No waiting lists – Hoopla items are licensed for multiple simultaneous users. Borrow items and play instantly on your device or computer.
All you need is a current, valid library card and a home computer or mobile device.
Sign up at hoopladigital.com or by using the app on your mobile device.
Click on Get Started Today. Follow the prompts – you should see Mansfield/Richland County Public Library as one of the options to select. You’ll need to provide your library card number and an email address; you will also create a password. Your email address and password will need to be entered twice for validation.
You'll see My Hoopla. Once you choose a title, it will show up under Currently Borrowed. Hoopla will also make recommendations for you. You can Browse – choose Audiobooks, Movies, Music, Comics, Ebooks or Television. You may also Search for a specific title by using the Search box; just type in your title, keyword or performer.
Borrow an item - click on the title icon, then click on the Borrow button. The items you’re borrowing will be found on the My Hoopla page for viewing or listening. Borrowed items will automatically be returned when the lending period is over.
Things you need to know:
- You may only check out 10 Hoopla items, total, per month.
If you check out 10 items in March, you will have to wait until April to check out more.
- No renewals, no late fees.
- No waiting lists – Hoopla items are licensed for multiple simultaneous users.
- Loan periods:
Movies & TV shows – 3 days
Music – 7 days
Audiobooks – 21 days
Hoopla Help - If you have questions or need more help.