Digital Video/Audio Circulation Policy
Access to digital audio/video will be provided through a password-protected website and mobile app called Hoopla established by Midwest Tape. All internet connected devices are compatible with the Hoopla website. All Android and iOS mobile devices are compatible with the mobile app. Currently, hoopla is supported by iOS devices that run iOS 6. This includes: iPhone 3GS, iPhone 4, iPhone 4S, iPhone 5, iPad 2 and newer, and iPod Touch 4th generation and newer. Hoopla is also available for Android smartphones and tablets. The Hoopla Digital app is compatible with select Android devices, this includes most devices that support Android OS 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) and above. At this time, Hoopla is not available on game consoles or Kindle devices, but may become available in the future. Library cardholders will have access to the full Hoopla collection of music, movies, television shows, and audiobooks. Each patron will be allowed to borrow up to 5 items per month. Each patron may borrow up to 10 items at one time. These limits may be adjusted at the Library Director’s discretion for budgeting purposes. All items are DRM (digital rights management) protected. All items borrowed through the Hoopla website are streaming. Items may be streamed or downloaded on the mobile app. All items will expire automatically, so no fines will be assessed. Movies can be borrowed for 2 days. Television episodes can be borrowed for 2 days. Music can be borrowed for 7 days. Audiobooks can be borrowed for 21 days. These circulation periods are determined by the vendor (Midwest Tape). All items in the Hoopla catalog are available to borrow and use immediately. No holds are necessary for this service. Items may be returned early, but items cannot be renewed. All technical errors and questions will be handled by Midwest Tape directly through the mobile app or website.