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Streaming Media: Hoopla

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Explore hundreds of thousands of movies, TV shows, eAudiobooks, eBooks, comics, and music with Hoopla!

With no waiting and no holds, a wealth of media is at your fingertips via the web, iOS and Android mobile apps, and even your smart TV or virtual assistant! 

Get in on the action! Access Hoopla now, or click on the image banner above!

Borrowing Items

  • Signing in: create an account and sign in with your email and Clarington Public Library card!
  • Instant access: you can borrow your items at any time, with no need to wait in line and no holds!
  • Checkout limits: you may borrow up to [five (5) items a month] ten (10) items a month..
    • Please note that until further notice, the checkout limit has been increased from five (5) to to ten (10) items a month.
    • Be sure to check out the Bonus Borrows collection, items that can be checked out without counting towards your montly limit!
    • These may be a combination of movies, TV shows, eAudiobooks, eBooks, comics, or music albums.
    • Unused checkouts cannot be rolled over to the next month (e.g. if you only checkout four (4) items in June, you may not borrow six (6) items in July).
  • Rating limits: as per the Library’s Collections and Materials Selection Policy, “All library members have open access to all library materials, except where limited by law... Materials limited by law include rated videos and video games, as classified by Ontario Film Review Board (OFRB) and Entertainment Software Rating Board (ESRB).” Borrowing restrictions are in place for children’s and Young Adult cards.

Viewing and Downloading Items

  • Loan periods: you are able to enjoy your borrowed content as often as you want during the loan period.
    • Movies and TV shows: 3 days
    • Music: 7 days
    • eAudiobooks, eBooks, comics: 21 days
  • Account syncing: your account, checkouts, wishlist, and progress will be synced across all devices.
  • Offline access: you may download content for offline viewing (iOS and Android mobile apps only).
  • Wishlists: "favourite" (using the heart icon) items to add them to your wishlist!
  • Renewals: you may select to auto-renew an item, but the renewal will count towards your monthly checkout limit.

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