Hoopla: Streaming Movies!
Live Oak Public Libraries card holders can now stream or download movies, television shows, and audiobooks, all available for mobile and online access through hoopla digital – all you need is your library card!
hoopla digital has a simple sign-up and attractive, easy-to-use interface, so it’s easy to get to your listening and viewing experience. There’s also no waiting to borrow popular movies, TV shows, or audiobooks. And hoopla digital’s automatic return feature eliminates late fees.
To access the system on your mobile device, you will need to first download the FREE hoopla digital app from the App Store on your Android or IOS device. Links to these are at hoopla digital. You can download movies, TV shows and audiobooks to your device to enjoy anywhere.
Alert: Due to a bug in Android 4.4.2, audiobooks on the Samsung Galaxy S4 devices are temporarily disabled until resolved.
Try it today!
Go to hoopla digital
Sign up with your e-mail address and your library card (you do NOT have to enter your PIN).
Choose your library (Live Oak Public Libraries ;-)
• Customers are currently limited to 10 items a month (videos and audiobooks combined).
• Video check-out period is 3 days.
• Audiobook check-out period is 3 weeks.
To watch hoopla movies through your browser, you will need to download and install the Widevine video player plug-in. Widevine is a free add-on for your browser that is owned by Google. If you do not already have this installed when you attempt to play a video title in your web browser you will see a notification that will direct you to the Widevine website, from there you simply need to click on Install Now and follow the on screen prompts.
If you are preparing ahead of time you can go directly to that website yourself at tools.google.com/dlpage/widevine.
The Widevine installation varies depending on the browser you are using. Here are installation manuals for Internet Explorer 8, Internet Explorer 10, Chrome, and Firefox.