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NE Kansas Library System partners with media company; offers movies, TV shows, music

LAWRENCE – Northeast Kansas Library System announced last week the public availability of thousands of movies, television shows, music and audiobooks, all available for mobile and online access through a new partnership with hoopla digital (

Cardholders of public libraries in the NEKLS region can now download the free hoopla digital mobile app on their Android or IOS device or visit to begin enjoying thousands of titles – from major Hollywood studios, record companies and publishers – available to borrow for instant streaming or temporary downloading to their smartphones, tablets, computers and Apple TV.

“hoopla digital gives patrons access to a broad range of digital content that includes movies, TV shows, music and audiobooks,” said Mickey Coalwell, Library Development Consultant at NEKLS. “With the new service, patrons only need a library card to access this content on the hoopla app or web site at no charge. It’s instant gratification for library users — there is no waiting period for popular titles, and hoopla’s automatic return means no late fees.”

Northeast Kansas Library System is the first library system in the state of Kansas to partner with hoopla digital. Dorothy Bramlage Public Library, in Junction City, and Hays Public Library, along with Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library, offer the service to their cardholders.

“With hoopla digital, it is our mission to help public libraries meet the needs of the mobile generation,” said Jeff Jankowski founder and owner of hoopla digital. “We’ve worked for years to create a best-in-breed service that is fun, fast and reliable. And we continue to secure content deals to expand the offering of movies, TV shows, music and audiobooks

For more information, call 800-875-2785 or contact your local library.

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