Solano County Library Hoopla Collection FAQs
Hoopla is an online digital media service for Solano County Library customers to access ebooks, eaudiobooks, music, movies, and TV shows using their mobile devices, like smartphones and tablets, or computers.
You can borrow titles in two ways:
On Your Mobile Device: Through the Hoopla Digital Mobile app, which is found in the App store on your iOS device or in the Google Play store on your Android device. Once you have downloaded the app, you will need to choose Solano County Library and create a free account, using your e-mail address, library card number, and PIN. Once you select a title, you can click on the Borrow button on the title details page. Once a title is borrowed, it will be added to your My Titles menu.
On Your Computer: On the Hoopla website. You will be asked to sign up by providing an email, password, library name, library card number and pin. After initial set up, you will only need to log in with email and password. Once you select a title you can click on the Borrow button on the title details page. Once a title is borrowed, it will be added to your My Titles menu. To play content on your web browser, a plug-in called “Widevine” must be installed. Your web browser should prompt you to download this plug-in the first time you attempt to view content.
Apple: iPhone 4s and newer, iPad 2 and newer, iPad Air, iPad Mini (all Air and Mini models), and iPod Touch 5th Gen.
Android: Google Nexus 7 (2012 and 2013 models), Google Nexus 9, Nvidia Shield Tablet, Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 7.0, Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 10.1
Amazon: Kindle Fire HD (2015) & HDX models.
Other: Google Nexus 4, 5, and 6, HTC One M7, LG G2, LG G3, Motorola Droid RAZR M, Motorola Moto X, Samsung Galaxy S3 S4 S5 and S6, Samsung Galaxy Note 2, Note 3 and Note 4.
Movies – 3 days
Television programs – 3 days – TV shows are borrowed by episode, not season.
Music – 7 days – Music is borrowed by album, not single tracks.
Comics, eAudiobooks, and eBooks – 3 weeks
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