What’s all the Hoopla about Hoopla?

What’s all the Hoopla about Hoopla?

Did you know that Hoopla has the second-largest digital library collection for Clermont County library card-holders?

The little sibling to big sister Libby, Hoopla has over 65,000 titles ranging from eBooks, audiobooks, comics, TV shows, movies, and documentaries. The best part is, you never have to wait in line! Getting started has never been easier!

Before you get started

Make sure you have your Library Card number and PIN ready to go – if you don’t know what they are, you can contact the library at the phone numbers listed here, and staff can assist you.

Connect to Hoopla

The process is similar whether you’re using a mobile device, laptop, or a desktop computer.

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On a tablet or smartphone, you can find the Hoopla app in your Apple, Google Play, or Amazon App Store.

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On a desktop or laptop, you can go to our Downloads page in your web browser and click on the Hoopla icon.

Sign Up

Once on the Hoopla homepage, you’ll need to register with Hoopla. Select the Sign Up/Get Started Today button.

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When the Your Info Window pops up, use your preferred email and create a password.

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You’ll see a list of local libraries. Make sure you select the Clermont County Public Library. If the Clermont County Public Library doesn’t appear below the search bar, you can look it up by name, city, state, or ZIP code.

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When asked to enter your card number, type your Clermont County Public Library card number. It should start with the numbers, “21307…”

Once you’re logged in, you can start borrowing popular movies, music, audiobooks, eBooks, comics, and TV shows!

Browse Hoopla’s Catalog

You can browse Hoopla’s catalog by item type – Audiobooks, Movies, Music, Comics, eBooks, and TV Shows.

When you select a category to browse, you’ll be able to view titles organized by recommended, featured, popular, and in some cases, like Hoopla’s comics collection, by publisher. Below are just three of the many comic publishers that Hoopla has available in its collection.

Search Hoopla’s catalog

You can also search for items using the search bar across the top – you can narrow your search by item type, author/people involved, categories, series, and more.

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When you type in what you’re searching for, the results will appear organized by type. Select the magnifying glass to see the complete list of search results.

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You’ll see the list of results, and you can narrow those results down by Format, User Rating, Release Date, Date Added, and Language, as well as choosing the option to only display Children’s Titles in the Search Results page.

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Check out an item

To check out an item, select the cover. Then select “Borrow”. If you don’t want to check the title out right now, you can select the Heart icon instead to save it to your Favorites – you can come back to it later.

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Enjoy your checkout!

Once you’ve borrowed the item, you can read, listen to, or watch it! In the Hoopla app, you can either stream it or download it. On a desktop or laptop computer, you can seamlessly stream it in your browser.

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Checkout Periods

Checkout periods vary by media type:

  • Audiobooks, eBooks, and Comics: 21 days
  • Music: 7 days
  • Movies & Television: 72 hours

Checkout Limits:

Cardholders can check out 8 Hoopla titles per month.

Need Help?

Contact our eBook Help Team by filling out this form, and one of our staff members will get in touch with you to assist you with Hoopla!

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