Niobrara County News

Hoopla Access Available December 8

The Niobrara County Library is excited to announce that on Monday, December 8 Niobrara County residents will have the public availability of thousands of movies, television shows, music albums and audiobooks, all available for mobile and online access through a new partnership with hoopla digital – all you need is a valid library card!

Niobrara County Library card holders 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 for instant streaming or temporary downloading to smartphones, tablets and computers. hoopla digital has a simple sign-up and attractive, easy-to-use interface, so it’s easy for your listening and viewing experience. There’s also no waiting to borrow popular movies, TV shows, albums or audiobooks. And hoopla digital’s automatic return feature eliminates late fees.

To access the system on your mobile device, you will need to first download the free hoopla digital app from the App Store on your Android or IOS device. There is no need to download an app or extension for your internet browser; however you may need to download a plug-in for movies. Once you have downloaded the app to your device(s) and/or clicked on the hoopla digital link on our website, you will be prompted to enter your email address, a password, your library card number, and your library card PIN number. The system will validate that you are in good standing with the library, so that you may begin to browse, borrow and enjoy the content. If you have fines or overdue materials you may be unable to immediately borrow, stop by the library to clear your account during library hours: Sunday, Noon to 4 p.m., Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Wednesday, Noon to 7 p.m.

Once you borrow a title on one device it is automatically available via all devices with the hoopla digital app and via your PC web browsers (IE 8+, Firefox 12+, Safari 5+, Chrome 19+), when using hoopla you will be able to begin streaming the content immediately. You can also download content on your mobile devices if you won’t have constant internet access. Currently users will be allowed to borrow 12 titles each month: video lends for 72 hours, music lends for 7 days, audiobooks lend for 21 days. You are able to view or listen to borrowed content as often as you want during the checkout period and you can return any borrowed title whenever you want. To learn more about this exciting new offering, please stop by the library at 425 S. Main or go to