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River Vale Library is excited to announce the continued public availability of thousands of movies, television shows, music albums, ebooks, and audiobooks, all available for mobile and online access through hoopla digital on a trial basis to ascertain its use, benefits, and costs in relation to our overall library collection budget.

River Vale Library Patrons who are already registered for Hoopla will see no changes to their account except that the borrowing limit will now be 5 titles per month.

What is hoopla?

Hoopla is a digital collection of over 200,000 downloadable and streaming movies, TV shows, music, ebooks, and audio-books that you can access on your computer or download to a portable device.

All titles are always available; there are NO holds.

You will be able to borrow up to 5 titles per month.

Loan Periods

  • Movies and TV shows — 3 days (72 hours)

  • Music — 7 days

  • Audiobooks — 21 days

  • eBooks — 21 days

  • Comics — 21 days.

Getting Started

Register for a hoopla account by using the mobile app on your iOS or Android device or by visiting  You will need to provide an e-mail address, create a password, and have your library account information. The free mobile app can be found in the App Store and the Google Play store.

Easily browse titles on your computer or mobile device by clicking "Browse All" on the format (Music, Movies, Audiobooks, eBooks, Comics, and Television) you would like to browse further on. You can also search for a specific title by clicking on the Search box or magnifying glass and typing in your title(s)/keyword.

To borrow a title, click on the title and then click the Borrow button.  Your borrowed titles can be played right after borrowing, and found under the "My Titles" menu for viewing/listening. Enjoy your selected titles!

Borrowed titles will be automatically returned when your lending period is over.  There are no holds, wait lists, or late fees for any of hoopla’s content.

If you need additional help, visit the help section on the mobile app, click on the "Help" link found at the bottom of, or contact the River Vale Library.

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