Library Offers New Digital Service


Hagerstown Library now offers a new digital service called Hoopla.  Hoopla provides streaming and downloadable tv shows, movies, audiobooks, and music through apps for both Apple and Android devices including smart phones, tablets and other handheld devices with access to the Apple App Store or Google Play Store.  Check out this press release to get a better idea of what Hoopla is all about, and then join us tonight for an in-person introduction to this new service.  Please note that Hoopla is only available to individuals with a valid library card living in Jefferson Township in Wayne County, Indiana.

Hagerstown-Jefferson Township Library Partners with Hoopla Digital to Give Patrons Online and Mobile Access to Free Movies, TV Shows,
Library card-holders can now borrow dynamic content from their smartphones, tablets and PCs

HAGERSTOWN, Ind. (Mar. 03, 2014) –  Hagerstown-Jefferson  Township  Library  today announced public availability of thousands of movies, television shows, music and audiobooks, all  available  for  mobile  and  online  access  through  a  new  partnership  with  hoopla  digital (

Hagerstown  card  holders  can  download  the  free  hoopla  digital  mobile  app  on  their  Android or  IOS  device  or  visit   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, computers and Apple TV.

“We’re  always  exploring  new  digital  services  that  will  meet  the  diverse  needs  of  our  patrons, while  providing  access to  all,  regardless  of  physical  or  geographic  location”  said Ruth Frasur, Director  at  Hagerstown-Jefferson  Township  Library.  “hoopla  digital’s  content  ranges  from entertainment to educational to children’s programs, so there’s something for everyone. Patrons only need a library card to get started and all content is accessible on-the-go – free of charge.
It’s  also  digital  so  there  is  no  waiting  period  for  popular  titles  and  Hoopla’s  automatic  return means no late fees.”

Hagerstown-Jefferson Township Library is the eleventh library system in Indiana to partner with Hoopla  Digital.  Current  partners  include  Jennings  County  Public  Library,  Bartholomew  County Public  Library,  Bedford  Public  Library,  Hancock  County  Public  Library,  Allen  County  Public Library, Alexandria-Monroe Public Library,  Jackson County Public Library and more.

“With  Hoopla  Digital,  it  is  our  mission  to  help  public  libraries  meet  the  needs  of  the  mobile generation.  We’ve  worked  for  years  to  create  a  best-in-breed  service  that  is  fun,  fast  and reliable.  And we continue to secure content deals to expand the offering of movies, TV shows, music and audiobooks,” said Jeff Jankowski founder and owner of Hoopla Digital.

About Hoopla Digital
Hoopla  Digital  is  category-creating  service  that  partners  with  public  libraries  across  North America to provide online and mobile access to thousands of movies, TV shows, videos, music
and  audiobooks. With  Hoopla  Digital,  patrons  can  borrow,  instantly  stream  and  download free dynamic content with a valid library card. All content is accessible via hoopla digital’s mobile app and  online  at  Hoopla  Digital  is  a  service  of  Midwest  Tape  –  a  trusted partner to public libraries for over 20 years.

To learn more or for more information, please contact 800-875-2785 (US) or 866-698-2231 (Canada).

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