hoopla

 

Hoopla is a digital media service that allows you tomovies, music, eAudiobooks, eBooks, comics and TV shows to enjoy on your computer, tablet, phone or even your TV! Titles can be streamed immediately, or downloaded to phones or tablets for offline enjoyment later. Five total eMedia checkouts per month (including eBooks, eAudiobooks, music and movies).

You may search for eAudiobooks, eBooks, movies, music, comics and TV shows using the search bar at the top of the screen.

Borrowing Limit: 5 combined checkouts per calendar month.
eBook, Audiobook, & Comic Lending Period: 3 weeks.
Movie & TV Show Episode Lending Period: 3 days.
Music Album Lending Period: 1 week.

What do I need to access hoopla?

To access hoopla, you will need a valid email address. You must also have a valid Bartlett Public Library District Card. Unless you changed it, your password is a default we set for you. It’s a 4-digit PIN, based on your birthday. It’s the two numbers of your birth month, and the LAST two digits of your birth year. So if you were born in April of 1973, your password would be 0473.

How do I access and use hoopla?

Internet Browser

ACCESS FROM THE LIBRARY & HOME

www.hoopladigital.com

SIGNING UP (FIRST TIME)
  1. On the homepage, click Get Started Today.
  2. Enter/confirm your Email and an 8-digit+ Password of your choosing, then click Next.
  3. Search for the Bartlett Public Library, select Bartlett Public Library, then click Next.
  4. Enter your Library card & PIN and click Next.
LOG IN!

Email Address: Email address of your choosing.
Password: 8-digit+ password of your choosing.

NAVIGATING HOOPLA
  1. Search for a specific title using the search bar at the top of the screen, or browse a specific type of media by hovering over Browse at the top of the screen and clicking on a media type (Audiobooks, Movies, Music, Comics, Ebooks, Television).
  2. If you have chosen to browse a specific type of media, use the tabs under the media title to choose a subcategory (Click Recommended, Featured, Popular, or click Categories to pick a genre).
BORROWING TITLES
  1. Locate a title of interest and hover over its cover image to reveal its options.
  2. Click the Borrow button, then click Read or Play if you would like to start viewing right away.
VIEWING/PLAYING BORROWED TITLES
  1. Hover over My Hoopla at the top of the screen, and click Currently Borrowed.
  2. Hover over the cover of your desired title and click the Read, Resume, or Play button.

App (iOS)

ACCESS FROM THE LIBRARY & HOME

Get/install the Hoopla Digital app to your device via the App Store.

SIGNING UP (FIRST TIME)
  1. Open the app and tap Don’t have an account? Sign Up
  2. Enter/confirm your Email Address and an 8-digit+ Password of your choosing.
  3. Search for the Bartlett Public Library and tap its selection.
  4. Enter your Library Card & PIN, tap Next, then tap Continue.
LOG IN!

Email Address: Email address of your choosing.
Password: 8-digit+ password of your choosing.

NAVIGATING HOOPLA
  1. Search for a specific title by tapping the Search icon at the bottom of the screen, or browse by tapping a main category icon at the bottom of the screen (Video, Music, Books).
  2. If you have chosen to browse a main category, use the tabs at the top to choose a subcategory.

(Ex. At the top of the Books category, you may toggle between Audiobooks, E-books, and Comics.)

BORROWING TITLES
  1. Locate a title of interest and tap its cover image to open its description page.
  2. Tap the Borrow button, then tap Read or Play if you would like to start viewing right away.
VIEWING/PLAYING BORROWED TITLES
  1. Tap the My Hoopla icon at the bottom of the screen.
  2. Tap on the cover of your desired title.
  3. Tap the Read, Resume, or Play button under the title.

App (Android/Kindle Fire)

ACCESS FROM THE LIBRARY & HOME

Install the Hoopla Digital app to your device via the Google Play Store.

SIGNING UP (FIRST TIME)
  1. Open the app and tap Sign Up.
  2. Search for the Bartlett Public Library and tap its selection.
  3. Enter/confirm your Email Address & an 8-digit+ Password of your choosing, enter your Library Card & PIN, then tap Sign Up.
LOG IN!

Email Address: Email address of your choosing.
Password: 8-digit+ password of your choosing.

NAVIGATING HOOPLA
  1. Search for specific titles by tapping the Search icon in the upper right corner of the screen, or browse the available collections by tapping one of the six main categories (Audiobooks, Movies, Music, Comics, Ebooks, Television) under Explore Hoopla on the home screen.
  2. If you have chosen to browse a main category, use the tabs at the top to choose a subcategory (Genres, Recommended, Featured, Popular).
BORROWING TITLES
  1. Locate a title of interest and tap its cover image to open its description page.
  2. Tap the Borrow button, and then tap Read or Play if you would like to start viewing right away.
VIEWING/PLAYING BORROWED TITLES
  1. On the apps home screen, tap Borrowed.
  2. Tap the Read, Resume, or Play button under the desired title.