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Getting Started with Hoopla

                                                             

Hoopla Basics

You can download audiobooks, music albums, movies, comics, television series, and eBooks with Hoopla. There is a 6 item check-out limit per month.

Loan Periods

Audiobooks 21 Days
Comics 21 Days
eBooks 21 Days
Movies 3 Days
Music Albums 7 Days
Television Series (By Episode) 3 Days

Getting Started

You will need: 

  • A computer or supported device (a list of supported Android devices can be found here and a list of supported iOS and Amazon devices can be found here.
  • TCCL library card
  • An e-mail address
  • Internet connection

Creating an account:


First-time users need to register to set up a Hoopla account. Visit Hoopla's TCCL catalog and select the "Sign Up" button in the top right corner. You will be prompted to provide a e-mail and password. (This password is solely for your Hoopla account.) You will then select "Tulsa City-County Library" and provide your library card number. Once you click "Sign Me Up" you should be signed into your Hoopla account.

Using Hoopla on your mobile device

Getting the App

  • You can download the Hoopla Digital App to most mobile devices by going to your app store. (For a complete list of compatible devices, go here for Android devices and here for iOS and Amazon devices.

                                                                                                                                           

  • Once you have downloaded the app, open it and log in with the e-mail and password you created in the Hoopla registration process.
  • Once you are signed in, you will be taken to the TCCL Hoopla catalog.

Searching For Titles

  • You can search the Hoopla catalog on your app by clicking on the magnifyng glass in the upper right corner and entering a title or author in the search box that appears or by selecting the format in which you are interested under "Explore Hoopla."

                                  

Checking Out and Downloading Titles

  • Begin by clicking on the title in which you are interested.
  • Click on the "Borrow" button located under the image of the title cover:

                                                                                 

  • Once the checkout is complete a blue box with a due date should appear in the middle of the upper portion of the page:        

                                                                             

  • Once the title is cheked out, you can go to "Borrowed" in the upper portion of the screen and see your items.
  • To download an item go the title and select "Tap here to download":     

                                                       

  • Once downloaded the title can be enjoyed offline on the Hoopla Digital app.

Using Hoopla on your PC

Note: Hoopla items can be streamed but not downloaded onto a pc.

Searching For Titles

  • You can search the Hoopla catalog on the TCCL website  by clicking "Browse" in the upper left corner and selecting the format you want to peruse or by clicking "Search" and entering a title or author in the  box that appears.

                                           

Checking Out and Streaming Titles

  • Begin by clicking on the title in which you are interested.
  • Click on the "Borrow" button located under the image of the title cover:  

                                                                        

  • Once the checkout is complete a blue box with a due date should appear in the middle of the upper portion of the page:                                                                                                            

                                                                   

  • To access your title, go to "My Hoopla" in the upper left corner and select "Currently Borrowed":

                                                    

  • Select the title and click on the "Play" button beneath the title cover:

                                                                                     

                                                                                

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Hoopla help provides assistance, a list of supported devices, and FAQs concerning all aspects of accessing Hoopla .  You can also e-mail their support team at feedback@hoopladigital.com