There are so many ways to stream movies and TV series at the moment: Netflix, Amazon Prime, Hulu, etc. Each offer a great selection…for a price. But did you know that EVPL offers a similar streaming service that’s freely available if you have a library card? Hoopla is a fantastic service that offers a ton of movies and TV shows from which to choose! It can be accessed online or via a streaming device like a Roku and allows 10 items to be checked out per person each month. Here’s a few of the best reasons to give Hoopla streaming a shot:
While many of the biggest blockbusters aren’t available right away on Hoopla, there are always some brand new movies that have a hold list a mile long. Why wait when you might not have to?
The Professor and the Madman (2019)
Hotel Artemis (2018)
A Dark Place (2018)
Sometimes the one movie you were looking for is checked out. It’s always worth checking Hoopla to see if it’s available to stream!
Bridget Jones’s Diary (2001)
Good Will Hunting (1997)
The Great Escape (1963)
No Country for Old Men (2008)
Fiddler on the Roof (1971)
Loving Vincent (2017)
Finding Neverland (2004)
No library can afford to buy physical copies of every movie that comes out, so some are only available to stream. Browsing Hoopla, I found quite a few!
The Ticket (2016)
Into the White (2012)
The Alienist (2018)
The Rewrite (2014)
Lo and Behold (2016)
Since I was raised on Disney movies, I was ecstatic to find many classics that aren’t always available on DVD. While these may or may not migrate to Disney’s own streaming service later this year, for the time being, there are tons of classics available.
Swiss Family Robinson (1960)
The Ugly Dachshund (1966)
Castaway Cowboy (1974)
The Journey of Natty Gann (1985)
The Moonspinners (1964)
The Apple Dumpling Gang (1975)
No Deposit, No Return (1976)
Lastly, one of my favorite features of Hoopla is the fun categories they offer, which go beyond the staples like “drama” or “action.” Click on “directed by women,” “80’s throwback,” “based on a true story,” “cult classics,” “summer romance,” and many more!
Across the Universe (2007)
The Lost City of Z (2016)
What We Do in the Shadows (2014)
Dare to be Wild (2015)
If you’re not looking to stream any movies at the moment, Hoopla is still worth exploring! Like Libby, it has a variety of eAudiobooks, which are perfect for summer road trips or making daily commutes more enjoyable. It also has comics, music albums, and of course, eBooks–basically an entire virtual library at your fingertips!
With 8 locations throughout Vanderburgh County, EVPL is ready to discover, explore, and connect WITH you! We encourage you to uncover new things, revisit old favorites, and to engage with us along the way.
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