With hoopla digital you can borrow movies, music, e-audiobooks, e-books, comics and TV shows to enjoy on your computer, tablet, or phone – and even your TV!

Titles can be streamed immediately, or downloaded to phones or tablets for offline enjoyment later. There are hundreds of thousands of titles to choose from, with more being added daily. 

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User guide


To access Hoopla:

  1. Click Get Started Today to create your hoopla account using your email address and a password
  2. Select Cessnock Libraries and enter your library membership number and PIN
  3. Find a title you like and click borrow.
  4. You get 20 Instant Borrows each month. These Instant Borrows will reset every month and you can borrow more than one title at a time.
  5. Books are available for 21 days after you borrow
  6. Videos are available for 72 hours after you borrow
  7. Music titles are available for 7 days after you borrow. 

Use Advanced Search to look for titles in languages other than English.