Streaming digital content at your fingertips!

Hoopla is a streaming digital resource provider, comparable to Netflix or Hulu except instead of paying a monthly cost it's free and you check out only what you want. 

How does it work?

Use your web browser to navigate to, or get the Hoopla app on an Apple or Android device.

Sign in with your Milwaukee County Federated Library System library card to create an account.

Check out up to four (4) items per month.

Register for Hoopla:

Use Hoopla in your web browser:

Use Hoopla on your phone/device:


  • Borrowed content is available for immediate streaming on a computer or mobile device
  • Books, audiobooks and comics are loaned out for 21 days, music for 7 days, and videos for 3 days.
  • On the Hoopla app, borrowed content can be temporarily downloaded for offline use (Yes, you can watch movies and listen to movies and audiobooks while you are traveling!)
  • Music albums can be listened in their entirety or shuffled between other checked out albums
  • Hoopla offers a Kid’s Mode setting, allowing young people access only to content geared towards ages 12 and under

Access to hoopla is funded in part by the Friends of Shorewood Public Library