Thanksgiving Content
There is no better place for patrons to find the perfect Thanksgiving recipe than hoopla! We have special collections to help with Fall Cooking Inspiration and Thanksgiving treats! These cookbooks are perfect for patrons looking for the right side to make for the big meal, or for those looking for a smaller-scale dinner option if they are opting for a smaller gathering this year.

hoopla is a great resource for children to learn more about the history and traditions of Thanksgiving! With audiobook, eBook, and film selections we have plenty of content about Thanksgiving customs. We also have fun children stories such as How to Catch a Turkey and The Berenstain Bears Give Thanks that are perfect for families to enjoy together.

Meet the Holiday Demand with hoopla
Some fun programs and collections right now include Thanksgiving cookbooks, full of great recipes to help with holiday side dishes, and Movies of the Month program – now with even more great movies to choose from!

Bonus Borrows are Back for the Month!
We are happy to announce that due to popular demand we are bringing back the hoopla Bonus Borrows program for the month of November!

When a patron borrows these titles now through 11/30/20:

  • Each Patron will be debited ZERO borrows from their monthly hoopla borrows

Check out the Bonus Borrows collection!
With over 1,000 titles available in eBooks, audiobooks, comics, and film, there is a lot to choose from! Check out the entire selection of titles, or browse some of the spotlighted collections below.

Accessing Hoopla:
To register for and enjoy hoopla digital for free with your library card, please download the hoopla digital app from your Apple or Google Play store on your mobile device. If you are using a computer, you may visit https://www.hoopladigital.com/home.
For more information or should you have questions, please visit or call Smyth Public Library.
Please note, that when logging-in to Hoopla, type in your email, and then the Password/PIN required is simply your phone number.

FAQ of Hoopla:
With Hoopla, you can check out 3 items per month with your library card! NO WAITING!
You will have immediate access to:
ALL of this content will be available in one all-inclusive mobile app or website. The platform is simple, intuitive and free. BEST OF ALL? There is NO WAITING for titles, the collection contains half a million titles and is growing every day!!

Hoopla has added over 6,500 new titles! Click here for more information.

Family Movie Nights made easy with hoopla!
With many families staying in more than ever, hoopla can help make decisions for family movie night easy with our wide selection of family titles. We have curated a special collection of some of our favorites available now with no holds or waiting – including Ella Enchanted, Daddy Day Care, The 3 Tails, and more!

Discovering titles your patrons will love has never been easier with the new and expanded Movies of the Month on hoopla!

Reading guides
The hoopla Resource Center now has reading guides for IDW Publishing graphic novels available on hoopla, including March Book One and March Book Two. John Lewis’s game-changing graphic memoir March has brought attention to a powerful issue and its three books have won numerous awards and have been a #1 New York Times Bestseller.
Check out the Reading Guides

Taylor Swift’s #1 album available on hoopla!
Taylor Swift had the highest sales week of any album in 2020 with her surprise album release, Folklore

Curate your own film festival with the power of your library card and hoopla!
The programs new Art House collection full of documentaries and films is the perfect place to start; click here for more information