STEAM Look Book
The 2021 hoopla STEAM Look Book is now available! hoopla offers the best selection of science, technology, engineering, art, and mathematics titles for patrons of all ages. STEAM education is known to increase problem-solving and critical thinking skills, so the content is great anytime, but especially for back to school!
Browse our STEAM Library Resources, Look Book, and collections for every age
The Great Courses
We’re thrilled to announce The Great Courses now on video on hoopla. Patrons can enjoy over 200 individual courses in a variety of topics taught by award-winning experts and professors including Health, Fitness & Nutrition, Literature & Language, Science & Technology, and more.
hoopla Book Club:
hoopla’s digital collection is available instantly with no holds and no waiting, including the Book Club Spotlight Selection, giving readers access to eBooks and audiobooks even if the library’s physical building is closed.
New Book Club Spotlight Selection: Before the Coffee Gets Cold
The Winter 2021 hoopla Book Club Spotlight is Before the Coffee Gets Cold by Toshikazu Kawaguchi. This is his debut as an author, and has become an international bestseller.
hoopla’s online resources, including an exclusive Q&A with the author, are also available on the hoopla Book Club Hub site to access and share digitally. Readers can keep the discussion going virtually or in person, no matter where they are, with the hoopla Book Club.
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:
MOVIES, FULL MUSIC ALBUMS, eBOOKS, eAUDIOBOOKS, TV EPISODES, and COMICS and GRAPHIC NOVELS!
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!
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
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