hoopla, the digital download and streaming library service, offered by Midwest Tapes could soon be coming to Roku.
Very little information is available about the when the service may arrive, but there is a graphic on Midwest Tapes site indicating it is in the works.
Whenever it does arrive it will be great news for cord cutting Roku users. With hoopla it’s one of the few instances where you can watch free movies, without commercials, legally.
For those unfamiliar with hoopla, the services offers thousands of movies, books, and audio books for download, and digital streaming, all free to borrow with your local library card.
hoopla is the digital service of Midwest Tape, a leading provider of entertainment media products and services: DVDs, CDs, audiobooks and shelf-ready solutions, to public libraries across North America for over a quarter of a century. Our purpose has always been to partner with libraries in delivering the best content to patrons in the most streamlined manner possible. Through the years, we’ve cultivated a growing passion for the evolving public library.
hoopla digital builds on that passion by providing public libraries of all sizes the ability to offer patrons an enormous selection of digital video (movies and TV shows), music, audiobooks, ebooks and comics to their patrons. For these libraries, we’ve pioneered a unique model that allows patrons to borrow content immediately, removing artificial availability constraints and maximizing the power of digital content and Internet distribution. Technologically, we focus on the latest browser, phone, tablet, and TV products to deliver the best possible experience to our user – our passion – the public library patron.
To see if your library has access to hoopla, click here and look for the “Get Started” button.