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    Download or stream 7 items each calendar month with no waiting lists. If you see it and you want it, you can have it. Hoopla gives you access to 500,000 movies, tv, music, books, audiobooks, comics, and magazines.

    Starting in March 2024, for the last seven days of each calendar month, patrons will be able to choose from a selection of TV shows, movies, comics and manga, eBooks, and audiobooks without using their monthly borrows.

    Supported Devices

    • Use Hoopla on your laptop or computer by logging in to the website, or use the Hoopla app on your mobile devices.
    • For a list of supported devices, go to and click on Supported Devices.

    Binge Passes

    BingePass gives you unlimited access to great online content with a single borrow. Currently you can access BingePass on the web, android, iOS, and Android. BingePass is not available on set top boxes, (Roku, Fire TV/Stick or Apple TV).

    Book Club Hub

    • Everything you need to host a book club
      hoopla provides all the resources you need to host clubs in person or virtually. Find discussion guides, author Q&As, further recommended reading, meeting planners, and more!
    • Always available, always free
      The hoopla Book Club program is free through your local library; all you need to get started is a valid library card.
    • No holds, no waiting, no kidding
      With every Book Club title available on hoopla instantly, with no holds, no waiting, and no late fees, book clubs of all sizes will love being able to access their title on hoopla all at the same time.

    Finding Stuff

    Even though you’ll see Hoopla titles in the InfoSoup Library Catalog, they are only select, popular items. Be sure to login to Hoopla to check for titles if you don’t see them in InfoSoup because there’s a chance it really is there.

    Please note that individual libraries in the OWLS system must subscribe to Hoopla; it is not a system resource. This means that only the libraries that have decided to pay the extra money to subscribe to it will have access. If Appleton Public Library is set as your home agency (your Holds automatically go there without having to change the destination), then you should have access to Hoopla.

    CONTAINS   Audiobooks  Downloads  eBooks  Magazines  Music  Videos    NOTED AS   Fun  Goodwill-U  


    Getting Started

    1) w w w . h o o p l a d i g i t a l . c o m

    2) Click the blue GET STARTED button… you’ll be prompted for the following steps:

    3) Enter your email address and create a password

    4) Search for and select APPLETON PUBLIC LIBRARY

    5) Enter your Library Card Number and PIN

    6) Click the blue SIGN ME UP button


    Using It

    1) Login to the site OR open the app

    2) Find what you want and click Borrow. It’s that easy.

    Movies, Audiobooks, and TV give you the option to Download to your device (rather than just stream by default) while Books and Comics download automatically.


    Check Out Periods

    21 days: audiobooks*, books*, & comics

    07 days: music

    03 days: movies & tv episodes (each episode counts as one download toward your total)


    When your checkout period is up, the items will automatically return and be deleted from your device.


    Having Trouble Getting In To Your Account?

    If you forgot which email you used to set up your account, or are trying to reset your password, we can provide help. Because limited staff have access to the required interface to do this, whomever you speak with may need to send an email to another staff member. While you may not experience an immediate resolution, depending on schedules, it should hopefully be a timely resolution.