Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Bozeman Public Library is closed to the public. This is in effect Tuesday, March 17th until further notice. We are asking that you keep your checked out items at home. Our book drops will be closed. All due dates have been extended for 8 weeks. Please see our website for further updates. Thank you for your patience and stay healthy. Message from Susan Gregory, Library Director.


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Hoopla Setup Instructions

Hoopla offers movies, TV shows, music albums and audiobooks to stream or download when offline. With Hoopla all titles are available all of the time. With your library card, you can access 3 checkouts a month.


 To set-up your computer or mobile device

1. Register for an account by visiting on a physical computer and clicking Sign Up, or download the Hoopla app to your iOS or Android mobile device by visiting the Apple App Store or the Google Play Store.
You will need:

  • an email address
  •  to create a password
  •  your library card number.
  • *in order to create an account you must be on a physical computer

2. Browse titles or search for a specific title or author by clicking on the Search box and typing in your keyword.

3. When you find something you like click Borrow.

4. Click Play. Borrowed titles are listed under My Titles. This page also shows how many days you have left to watch or listen to a title.

5. Click Download to listen or watch titles offline.  This feature is only available on mobile devices.

Supported Mobile Tablets & Phones

  •  Apple iOS 9.3.5 and newer
  •  Android 4.40 and newer

Supported Browsers on Laptop and Desktop Computers

Hoopla currently supports recent versions of Chrome, Firefox and Edge.


Borrowing times for each type of title:

  • Movie: 3 days
  • TV Show: 3 days
  • Music: 7 days
  • eBook: 21 days
  • Audiobook: 21 days
  • Comics: 21 days

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