Hoopla is here!
What is Hoopla?
Offers 24/7 access to borrow, download and stream over 800,000 (yes that figure is correct!) movies, TV shows, music, eBooks, audiobooks, comics and more with a valid Summit County library card.
How is it different from Libby by Overdrive?
Hoopla checks out the item to your account immediately with a single click There are no wait times or holds to slow you down. Multiple people can check out items at the same time. Is your book club or your child's classroom all reading the same book? No problem!
How do I access Hoopla?
Cardholders of participating libraries can download the free hoopla digital mobile app on their Android or iOS device or visit hoopladigital.com. Hoopla can be accessed across a range of platforms including Android TV, Apple TV, Roku, Amazon Fire, and Chromecast. Titles on Hoopla can be selected,download and accessed later if a Wi-Fi connection is not available. Additionally, Hoopla offers "Kids Mode," which families can use to access or search for kid-friendly titles any time.
How do I sign up?
- Click the link below and "Get Started Today.”
- Enter your email and password.
- Find Summit County Library listed.
- Enter your Summit County Library card number with no spaces.
- If your card doesn't work, you may need to call the library to have it renewed.
- Once your library card is validated, Hoopla Digital asks you to create an account using an email + password. You will use this email and password to use the Hoopla app or to log into your Hoopla account going forward.
Once your account is set up, you can start browsing and borrowing.
Where to find Hoopla titles?
You can find all Hoopla titles either in the app or directly from our online catalog. You can checkout Hoopla materials directly from the catalog and see the Hoopla checkouts in your account and reading histories.
How many checkouts per month do I get?
Summit County Library patrons can instantly borrow 5 items a month.
How long is the checkout period?
eBooks and eAudiobooks check out for 3 weeks, music for 1 week and movies for 72 hours.
What are Bonus Borrow months?
The Bonus Borrow collection includes eBooks, audiobooks, and video. It allows patrons to increase their 'Instant Borrows' during certain months, including May. These titles will not counh toward the 5 item monthly limit.
Use the Hoopla FAQs linked here.
About Hoopla Digital
Hoopla Digital is a category-creating service that partners with public libraries across North America to provide online and mobile access to thousands of Movies, TV Shows, Music, eBooks, Audiobooks and Comics. With hoopla digital, patrons can borrow, instantly stream and download dynamic content with a valid library card. All content is accessible via Hoopla digital's mobile app and online at hoopladigital.com. Hoopla digital is a service of Midwest Tape – a trusted partner to public libraries for over 30 years.
Institute of Museum and Library Services
This project was made possible in part by the Institute of Museum and Library Services. The Institute of Museum and Library Services is the primary source of federal support for the nation's libraries and museums. They advance, support, and empower America’s museums, libraries, and related organizations through grantmaking, research, and policy development. Their vision is a nation where museums and libraries work together to transform the lives of individuals and communities. To learn more, visit www.imls.gov