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Way Library launches hoopla digital on September 15

Posted Aug 29th, 2014 by Rose Mills  Category: Arts & Entertainment

 

Way Public Library Partners with Hoopla Digital to Give Patrons Online and Mobile Access to Free Movies, TV Shows, Music and Audiobooks

—-Library card-holders can now borrow dynamic content from their smartphones, tablets and PCs

Beginning September 15, 2014, Way Public Library will make available to the public thousands of movies, television shows, music albums and audiobooks, all available for mobile and online access through a new partnership with hoopla digital (hoopladigital.com).

Way Public Library card holders will be able to download the free hoopla digital mobile app on their Android or IOS device or visit hoopladigital.com to begin enjoying thousands of titles – from major Hollywood studios, record companies and publishers – available to borrow for instant streaming or temporary downloading to their smartphones, tablets, computers and Apple TV.

Library Director Janel Haas is excited about offering hoopla digital. She says, “Our patrons have always been ahead of the curve when it comes to tech-savviness and enthusiasm for on-demand content. We are continually on the lookout for practical ways to deliver films, music, and books to them in the formats they enjoy most. The addition of streaming services to our collection via hoopla digital is another step towards fulfilling our objective of meeting the information and entertainment needs of our patrons. It is also a demonstration of our commitment to embrace the latest technology.”

Way Public Library joins the Wood County Public Library, Rossford Public Library, and Toledo-Lucas County Public Library in partnering with Holland, OH based, hoopla digital, to offer nearly all cardholders in Northwest Ohio, free and immediate access to a growing digital catalog of over 200,000 titles.

“With hoopla digital, it is our mission to help public libraries 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 the offering of movies, TV shows, music and audiobooks,” 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, videos, music and audiobooks. 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 www.hoopladigital.com. hoopla digital is a service of Midwest Tape – a trusted partner to public libraries for over 20 years.

About Way Public Library

Way Public Library is an independent public library located in Perrysburg, Ohio. Open and welcoming, Way Library takes pride in being the hub where people of the Perrysburg area can gather to experience community, gain access to information and discover boundless opportunities for enrichment of their daily lives. With the mission statement “Connecting you to the community and the world,” Way Library is committed to providing the up to date information and resources its patrons need and want every day, delivered expertly and efficiently in the format of their preference.

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