Rodman Library is excited to announce the public availability of thousands of movies, television shows, music albums and audiobooks through hoopla. These will be available for mobile and online access through a new partnership with hoopla digital – all you need is a valid library card. Library card holders can download the free hoopla digital mobile app on their Android or iOS device or visit hoopladigital.com  to begin enjoying thousands of titles – from major Hollywood studios, record companies and publishers – available to borrow for instant streaming or temporary downloading to their smartphones, tablets and computers.
Hoopla digital has a simple sign-up and attractive, easy-to-use interface, so it’s easy to get to your listening and viewing experience. There’s also no waiting to borrow popular movies, TV shows, albums or audiobooks. And hoopla digital’s automatic return feature eliminates late fees.
To access the system on your mobile device, you will need to first download the FREE hoopla digital app from the App Store on your Android or iOS device. There is no need to download an app or extension for your internet browser. Once you have downloaded the app to your device(s) and/or clicked on the hoopla digital link on Rodman Library’s website you will be prompted to enter your email address, a password, and your library card number. The system will validate that you are in good standing with the library, so that you may begin to browse, borrow, and enjoy the content.
Once you borrow a title on one device it is automatically available via all your devices with the hoopla digital app and via your PC web browsers (IE 8+, Firefox 12+, Safari 5+, Chrome 19+). Within the hoopla digital app, you can access Rodman Library’s news via our news feed; this will help you stay aware of what’s going on at our branches.
When using hoopla digital you will be able to begin streaming the content immediately. You can also download content to view at a later date if using a mobile device. The number of titles in the hoopla digital database include 505 television titles that contain over 4000 episodes and 2,997 video titles, 570 top music albums, and 9,129 audiobook titles. Eight titles may be borrowed each month; movies and TV lend for three days, music lends for seven days, and audiobooks lend for 21 days. You are able to access (view/listen to) borrowed content as often as you want during the checkout period and you can return any borrowed title whenever you want.
Come see what all the hoopla’s about. To learn more about this exciting offering, please go to www.rodmanlibrary.com  or call the library at 330-821-2665.