Multimedia Streaming Audio and Video with Hoopla

Hoopla logo   Stow-Munroe Falls Public Library is excited to announce a new digital media service, hoopla, which enables you to borrow videos, audiobooks, and full-length music CDs straight from a browser, tablet, or smartphone! SMFPL is the first library in northeastern Ohio and western Pennsylvania to offer this new library service. With hoopla there are no hold lists and your selection starts streaming immediately. SMFPL has never offered a program like this!

   hoopla gives you access to thousands of titles anywhere you have an Internet connection. Imagine being able to watch TV shows or listen to audiobooks without expensive subscription fees; all you need is a valid library card!

   hoopla is available on any device running Apple iOS 6.0+. This includes: iPhone 3GS, iPhone 4, iPhone 4S, iPhone 5, iPad 2 and newer, and iPod Touch 4th generation and newer. hoopla is also available for Android smartphones and tablets. The hoopla Digital app is compatible with select Android devices, this includes most devices that support Android OS 4.0 and above.

   hoopla supports Internet Explorer (version 8 and above), Google Chrome, Firefox (version 8 and above), and Safari, with installation of a browser plug-in called Widevine. Please ensure you have the most up to date versions of these browsers.

   Excited? We are! To get started, visit and click ‘Sign Up.’ We hope you enjoy this new service and we look forward to hearing from you.

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