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Ward 7 News: HOOPLA at the Calgary Public Library

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Now that library cards are free, and with the launch of their new, easy-to-use website, the number of Calgarians using the Calgary Public Library is growing by leaps and bounds.

A room full of books

As part of our commitment to improve library services, the Calgary Public Library card now offers access to the hoopla digital media platform – the first in Alberta! Hoopla allows access from your mobile device or browser to streaming content, including 124,000 music albums, 8,000 movies and documentaries, and 10,400 audiobooks. 

How to get started:

• Get a (free!) Calgary Public Library card
• Click on the Calgary Public Library website “Getting Started on hoopla”. Or ask the friendly staff at your Calgary Public Library branch for help. 

Each cardholder can borrow 12 titles per month. Loan periods vary: movies/tv are available for three days, music albums are available for seven days, audiobooks are available for 21 days. No need for holds and no waiting!  No returns and fines - titles expire automatically. Use the Favorites list to plan for your future hoopla use.

Currently, hoopla is supported by newer iOS devices that run iOS 6 and iOS. A mobile app is also available for select Android smartphones and tablets, including most devices that support Android OS 4.0 and above.


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