Getting Started with Hoopla Digital

hoopla is a groundbreaking digital media service that allows you to borrow movies, music, audiobooks, ebooks, comics and TV shows to enjoy on your computer, tablet, or phone – and even your TV! With no waiting, titles can be streamed immediately, or downloaded to phones or tablets for offline enjoyment later.

CREATE AN ACCOUNT

Method 1: Web Browser

 

  • Visiti Hoopla Digital, choose GET STARTED

  • Provide an email and password

  • Choose Connetquot Public Library (NY) as your library

  • Enter your Library Card Number and PIN

  • Choose Sign Me Up

 

Method 2: Mobile App

 

  • Download the Hoopla mobile app, available for iOS, Android, Fire HDX and choose choose SIGN UP

  • Provide an email and password

  • Choose Connetquot Public Library (NY) as your library

  • Enter your Library Card Number and PIN

  • Choose Sign Me Up

 

Method 3: Media Players App

 

  • Download the Hoopla media player app, available for Apple TV, Android TV, Roku, Fire TV.

  • You will be prompted to link the app to an existing Hoopla account

 

Settings

 

After you log into your account, you can modify the following SETTINGS:

  • Account:

    • Emails: Receive emails from hoopla to stay up to date on content and features.

    • Kids Mode: Only show kid-appropriate content in your browse and search results.

    • Borrowing History: Enable or Disable

  • Library:

    • If your library card changes, please add your new Library Card Number and PIN

  • Email/Password:

    • Change your email address or Hoopla password

 

 

 

 

 

BROWSE

Mobile App

  • Choose format you want to browse through from the bottom of the screen- Video, Music, or Books.

 

Web Browser

  • Choose BROWSE at the top of the screen and click on a format in the dropdown list - Movies, Audiobooks, Music, Comics, Ebooks, or Television.

 

BORROW AN ITEM

  • After finding the item you want, choose BORROW
     
  • The item will automatically expire once the loan period is up.

    • Movies & TV shows expire in 2 or 3 days

    • Music expires in 7 days

    • Audiobooks, eBooks & Comics expire in 21 days

READ / PLAY AN ITEM

  • Choose MY HOOPLA to view a list of items you have borrowed

  • Click/tap on a borrowed item to play/read it.

  • You can only play/read a title on ONE device at a time.

  • Items stream on computers, but may be downloaded through the mobile app for offline use where noted.

  • Members may borrow up to 4 items per month per library card account.

  • The monthly limit resets at midnight on the first day of each month.

  • You can return an item before it expires by tapping/clicking on the title image in your borrowed items, then tapping/clicking Return Now.  Note: Returning an item early does not give you another checkout for the month.