Hoopla: Mobile Device User Guide

Register for Hoopla

  • Download the Hoopla Digital app from the iTunes App Store or Google Play
  • Open the app and press Sign Up, then select Oakville Public Library and enter your library card and your PIN number
  • Provide your e-mail address and a password

Search Hoopla

  • Browse the app by selecting the icon in the upper left corner and scrolling through the options: Movies, Television, Music or Audiobooks
  • You can search for a specific title by clicking on the Search box and typing in your title or keyword

Borrow from Hoopla

  • To borrow a title, click on the title’s icon and click the Borrow button.
  • Find your borrowed titles under My Titles

Return Items to Hoopla

  • If you do not return your items, they will simply expire when your lending period is over.
  • If you wish to return your item early, go to the item’s detail page and click on Return.

Favouriting Items

  • You can create a wishlist by simply pressing the heart on the title detail page of each item.


  • If you need additional help with Hoopla, please take a look at our FAQ, the Hoopla User Support Page (listed below), or send an e-mail to oplreference@oakville.ca.

Hoopla User Support: https://www.hoopladigital.com/support

Hoopla Getting Started Videos: http://www.youtube.com/user/hoopladigital?feature=watch