Hoopla digital online and mobile access to free movies, music, eBooks

The Trumbull Library announced 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 beginning Tuesday, Sept. 8.

Trumbull Library card holders can download the free hoopla digital mobile app on their Android or IOS device 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

“We strive to be an integral resource for our community,” Trumbull Library System Director, Susan Horton said “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.”

Mary Rogers, Associate Director for Information Systems, has scheduled three lecture/seminar sessions to help patrons get started on hoopla.  “Getting to Know hoopla” is scheduled for Thursday, Sept. 10, 2- 3:30 p.m.; Friday, Sept. 25, 10-11:30 a.m.; and Wednesday, Oct. 7, 10-11:30 a.m.  Rogers will demonstrate how to search the hoopla system and the ease of downloading or streaming content to a device.

A device is not required to attend a session.  Sessions are free.  Trumbull residency is required.  Registration is required and can be done through the library’s website www.trumbullct-library.org or by calling the library at 203-452-5197.  All sessions are held at the main branch on 33 Quality St.