Instant Access to Movies, Music, TV, Ebooks, Audiobooks, and Comics


WE’VE JUST EXPANDED your digital borrowing options with hoopla digital. For the first time, we’re offering music, movies,TV shows, eBooks, and Comics to stream or download. Hoopla also has a great selection of audiobooks. Everything is available instantly; there’s no waiting! Hoopla is free – and easy to use. You just need a Highland Park Public Library card.

  • Borrow up to 10 items per month
  • Use Movies/TV for 3 days; Music for 1 week; Ebooks, Audiobooks, and Comics for 3 weeks
  • No overdue fees
  • Music is loaned as complete albums
  • Includes content from major Hollywood studios, record companies, and publishers​​

​​On a smartphone or tablet, get the free hoopla app to steam or download

It works on Apple devices (iOS6 or higher) and Androids (Android 4 or higher). Kindle (7" and 8.9" Kindle Fire HDX and 2015 model Kindle Fire HD)





To use hoopla on a computer, you must have an internet connection and the safe video player Widevine installed. Widevine is not needed for mobile devices.

Question: What is Widevine? 

Answer: Widevine is a safe video player that hoopla uses via your web browser to play our video content. Widevine is a free add-on for your browser that is owned by Google. If you do not already have this installed when you attempt to play a video title in your web browser you will see a notification that will direct you to the Widevine website, from there you simply need to click on Install Now and follow the on screen prompts. 

Question: How do you install the Widevine Plug-In? 

Answer: The Widevine installation varies depending on the browser you are using. Here are installation manuals for Internet Explorer 8Internet Explorer 10Chrome, and Firefox.