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Get started with hoopla

Get started with hoopla, a digital service that allows you to borrow e-books, audio books, music, movies, TV shows and comics with your Charleston County Public Library card.

hoopla offers access to the following materials:

  • Check out up to 10 items per calendar month.
  • Check out movies and TV shows for 3 days.
  • Check out music albums for 1 week.
  • Check out eBooks, comics and audio books for 3 weeks.
  • There's no need to place holds; all titles are always available.
  • Apps are available for viewing/reading/listening on mobile devices. 
  • Kids Mode is available for browsing content designed for children.

Get started:

  • Click here, or click on the hoopla logo on the CCPL Downloadable Media page.
  • Click on "Log In" in the upper-left corner.
  • Click on "Sign Up Now" under "New to hoopla?"
  • Select "Charleston County Public Library"
  • Provide a personal email address, a password of your choosing, and your Charleston County Public Library card number to complete the process.
  • Using a portable device? Download the free app, and sign up from there. If you have already signed up, just log in on your device through the app.

Set up Kids Mode or change "my hoopla" settings:

  • Log into hoopla.
  • In the upper right corner, look for your log in name (your email address).
  • Click on it, and gain access to your settings. The option to enable Kids Mode, a feature designed to show content deemed suitable for those up to age 12, is at the top of the setting options.
  • Scroll to the bottom, and click on "Update" to save any changes.

If you need assistance with hoopla, call 843-805-6930, email AskAQuestion@ccpl.org or explore hoopla "Help."