Hoopla for Snow Days & Lazy Days

the Rochesteriat

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The first big snowfall of the season has us thinking about what we'd like to do on a snow day. You know, when you actually get a snow day and have no reason or need to leave the house? They're few and far between, but it's great to brainstorm and be ready. You never know, right?

What would you do first? Brew a big pot of coffee, hope you have enough eggs in the fridge to make an omelet? Read? Watch the news? Catch up on emails?

the Rochesteriat

the Rochesteriat

Well, we've recently come across another option for city residents with a library card - renting (FREE) movies, music, TV shows and more without ever leaving your home.

It's called Hoopla.

Hoopla | screenshot

Hoopla | screenshot

There's no cost, no fee, no subscription charge for Hoopla, you just need a Rochester Public Library card. Stream right to your desktop browser, phone through the mobile app, and maybe even to your TV if you're more tech-savvy than we are. With the mobile app you can even download to the device and then enjoy when you don't have access to Wi-Fi.

Hoopla | Screenshot

Hoopla | Screenshot

As a library cardholder, you may borrow up to 7 titles per month. And then titles are automatically returned and removed from your device at the end of the lending period, so... no late fees. Movies and TV show episodes you can borrow for 72 hours, audiobooks, ebooks, and comics for 21 days, and music for 7.

We really love this service. It is easy to use and provides you instant access (again, with no waiting!) to any titles you want.

Don't have a library card? What are you waiting for?

Details:
Hoopla Website


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Stefanie is Co-Founder of the Rochesteriat and loves wandering the library in search of something new to learn and explore and now can't wait to take advantage of Hoopla. Join the conversation on FacebookTwitter, and Instagram.