Hoopla

Access Requirements

Library Card and Email Address Required

Hoopla App Compatibility

As of October 24, 2016, Hoopla will only support the following app versions:

  • iOS devices – hoopla version 4.1 and above
  • Android devices – hoopla version 3.9 and above
  • Amazon devices – hoopla version 3.9 and above

Internet Explorer Compatibility

Starting April 25, 2018, Hoopla will no longer support the Internet Explorer browser. For patrons running Windows 8 or Windows 7, Hoopla will only be supported on Firefox or Chrome browsers.

Check Out Periods

Checkout limit of 10 items per month.

If you check out 10 items in March, you must wait until April to borrow more Hoopla materials.

Music albums may be borrowed only twice per calendar month. If you check out the album Overexposed, by Maroon 5, twice in March you must wait until April to borrow it again. Video and audiobook content do not have this restriction.

Titles are always available. There are no renewals or overdue charges for items borrowed. These items return automatically at end of lending period.

Item Checkout Period Renewals Allowed Overdue Fines Max Fines
Hoopla eBooks, Audiobooks, and Comics 21 days No n/a n/a
Hoopla Music 7 days No n/a n/a
Hoopla Movies and TV 3 days No n/a n/a

Instructions

Printable Instructions (pdf)

Create a Hoopla Digital Account on Your Desktop/Laptop

  • Go to hoopladigital.com.
  • Select Sign Up
  • Select Nashville Public Library
  • Follow the steps to register with your library card number and PIN.
  • Enter email address and password to log in.
  • Use the menu to browse content.

Create a Hoopla Digital Account on Your Tablet/Phone

  • Get the free Hoopla App from the app store/marketplace for your device.
  • Select Sign Up
  • Select Nashville Public Library
  • Follow the steps to register with your library card number and PIN.
  • Enter email address and password to log in.
  • Use the menu to browse content.

Return Materials Early

  • Open the Hoopla App or go to hoopladigital.com.
  • Go to My Titles >Borrowed.
  • Select the title you want to return.
  • Select Return Now.