What's all the hoopla!

New Canaan Library is pleased to announced thousands of movies, television shows, music albums and audiobooks, are now available for mobile and online access through a new partnership with hoopla digital.

New Canaan card holders can now download the free hoopla app on their Android or IOS device or visit hoopladigital.com  to begin enjoying thousands of titles available to borrow for instant streaming or temporary downloading to any device.

“As a cornerstone for New Canaan’s intellectual and cultural life, we’re committed to providing our patrons with free and convenient access to content in all formats,” said Lisa Oldham, Executive Director at New Canaan Library. “With hoopla digital, our members can access videos, music and audiobooks, on-the-go or at home. This new service allows our members to borrow content, free of charge, and it’s digital so there is no waiting period for popular titles and hoopla’s automatic return means no late fees.”

Download 5 items of any combination of movies, music, TV episodes, or audiobooks each calendar month. Firefox is recommended to watch Hoopla on your computer.

Checkout Periods:

Movies & TV episodes: 3 days
Music: 7 days
Audiobooks: 21 days


To get started:


  1. Visit the app store.

  2. Search for Hoopla Digital.

  3. Install the app.

  4. Create an account.

  5. Tap on the Hoopla icon to see the menu.

  6. Tap Borrow to start streaming!


sign up now.jpg


Please contact the Information Desk @ 203-594-5003 if you need help.