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Posted on: January 4, 2017

[ARCHIVED] See what all of the hoopla is about!

Your Lewis & Clark Library Partners with Hoopla Digital to Give

Patrons Online and Mobile Access to Free Movies, Music, eBooks and More!

January 4, 2017 (Helena, MT)—Your Lewis & Clark Library is pleased to announce public availability of thousands of movies, television shows, music albums, eBooks, audiobooks and Comics, all available for mobile and online access through a new partnership with hoopla digital ( that began January 3, 2017.

Lewis & Clark Library patrons can download the free hoopla digital mobile app on their Android or IOS device or visit to begin enjoying thousands of titles – from major Hollywood studios, record companies, and publishers – available to borrow 24/7, for instant streaming or temporary downloading to their smartphones, tablets, and computers.

“We strive to be an integral resource for our community,” explained Lewis & Clark Library Director John Finn. “This is done through strategic partnerships like our new relationship with hoopla digital, which enables our community members to instantly stream thousands of new titles to their devices. The easy-to-use interface and elimination of late fees enables us to satisfy all of our patron’s needs in a modern way.”

hoopla is different from the Library’s other downloadable eMedia in that hoopla offers movies, music, and comics in addition to ebooks and eaudio books. “The checkout period for hoopla media is a bit different than the Library’s normal checkout period,” explains Finn. “Patrons can download movies for a 3 day checkout; music for a 7 day checkout, and eaudio and ebooks for 21 days.”  Patrons will also be limited to a 6 item checkout per month.

“With hoopla digital, it is our mission to empower the evolution of public libraries while helping them to meet the needs of the mobile generation. We’ve worked for years to create a best-in-breed service that is fun, fast and reliable.  And we continue to secure content deals to expand our offering of popular and niche movies, TV shows, music, eBooks, audiobooks and Comics,” said Jeff Jankowski founder and owner of hoopla digital.

About hoopla digital

hoopla digital is a category-creating service that partners with public libraries across North America to provide online and mobile access to thousands of Movies, TV Shows, Music, eBooks, Audiobooks and Comics. With hoopla digital, patrons can borrow, instantly stream and download free dynamic content with a valid library card. All content is accessible via hoopla digital’s mobile app and online at hoopla digital is a service of Midwest Tape – a trusted partner to public libraries for over 25 years.

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