October 20, 2014

Northeast Kansas Library System Partners with Hoopla Digital to Give Patrons Online and Mobile Access to Free Movies, TV Shows, Music and Audiobooks. Library cardholders can now borrow dynamic content directly from their smartphones, tablets and PCs

LAWRENCE, KS Northeast Kansas Library System (NEKLS) today announced public availability of thousands of movies, television shows, music and audiobooks, all available for mobile and online access through a new partnership with hoopla digital ( Cardholders of public libraries in the NEKLS region can now download the free hoopla digital mobile app on their Android or IOS device or visit to begin enjoying thousands of titles from major Hollywood studios, record companies and publishers  available to borrow for instant streaming or temporary downloading to their smartphones, tablets, computers and Apple TV.

hoopla digital gives patrons access to a broad range of digital content that includes movies, TV shows, music and audiobooks, says Mickey Coalwell, Library Development Consultant at NEKLS. With the new service, patrons only need a library card to access this content on the hoopla app or web site at no charge. It’s instant gratification for library users — there is no waiting period for popular titles, and hoopla’s automatic return means no late fees.

Northeast Kansas Library System is the first library system in the state of Kansas to partner with hoopla digital. Dorothy Bramlage Public Library in Junction City and Hays Public Library, along with Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library, offer the service to their cardholders. With hoopla digital, it is our mission to help public libraries meet the needs of the mobile generation. We’ve worked for years to create a best-in-breed service that is fun, fast and reliable. And we continue to secure content deals to expand the offering of movies, TV shows, music and audiobooks, said Jeff Jankowski founder and owner of hoopla digital.

About hoopla digital

hoopla digital is a category-creating service that partners with public libraries across North America to provide online and mobile access to thousands of movies, TV shows, videos, music and audiobooks. With hoopla digital, patrons can borrow, instantly stream and download free dynamic content with a valid library card. All content is accessible via hoopla digitals mobile app and online at hoopla digital is a service of Midwest Tape a trusted partner to public libraries for over 20 years.