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About Hoopla


Hoopla provides streaming movies, TV shows, music, eBooks, audiobooks and comics to your browser or mobile device. Android and Apple apps are available from Google Play and the App Store. Register for an account here; if you already have an account, login here. If you are having trouble logging into your account or need to update your account information, please check here. Before installing Hoopla’s app on a mobile device, please check this help page to make sure your device is up to date enough to use the app.

Hoopla content is checked out for different lengths of time depending on the type of medium:

  • Music: 7 days
  • TV shows and movies: 3 days
  • Audiobooks: 21 days
  • eBooks and comics: 3 weeks

Hoopla’s movies and TV series include older feature films and TV series as well as documentaries, independent films and a wide selection of children’s programming. Some Hoopla content is not available to Lincoln City Libraries accounts. If you are searching in Hoopla without being logged in, you may see titles that are not part of our Hoopla collection. 

Due to Lincoln Public Schools restrictions, ConnectED accounts cannot be used to access Hoopla.

You are limited to four checkouts per month. Limits are reset at the 1st of each month.

Hoopla provides these introductory videos for these platforms (click to expand):

Web browsers

iOS (Apple devices)

Android devices

Hoopla now allows you to shuffle music from albums you have checked out; here are instructions on how to do it.

If you have problems with this service, please check Hoopla’s help pages first. If this does not resolve the problem, please e-mail with your question.