Library App Brings Magic of Disney to Cardholders – For Free

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hoopla digitalhoopla digital Announces New Agreement with Disney Publishing Worldwide, Adds Iconic Titles for Public Libraries

Category-creating digital service for public libraries expands eBook catalog with Disney titles from Star Wars to Marvel and Pixar

HOLLAND, Ohio – hoopla digital (hoopladigital.com)  announced a new agreement with Disney Publishing Worldwide, home to iconic best-selling novels that ignite imagination through storytelling in ever-inventive ways. Through the content deal, hoopla digital adds 450 eBook contemporary and classic titles to its app and online service including Disney’s dark pulsating fantasy, Maleficent; Pixar’s buddy-comedy adventure, Toy Story and hit winter musical,Frozen; Marvel’s superhero tale, Iron Man 3; Percy Jackson’s thrilling fantasy novel, The Son of Neptune; and the completeStar Wars saga from Episode 1: The Phantom Menace to The Last of the Jedi: Underworld. These titles and more are now available for patrons to access instantly on hoopla digital’s app and online service via their smartphones, tablets and computers.

Inclusion of Disney Publishing Worldwide titles broadens hoopla digital’s catalog of more than 360,000 movies, TV shows, music albums, eBooks, audiobooks and comics. hoopla digital partners with public libraries across North America to provide patrons with online and mobile access to dynamic digital content.

“Disney stories are a celebrated staple of American culture and we’re thrilled to help our partner libraries offer these iconic titles to patrons anytime with a library card, without any holds or waits,” said Jeff Jankowski, founder and owner of hoopla digital.

Always-available bookmarks save position or favorite places – even with multiple borrows – while features such as customizable fonts, line spacing, columns and background tint, make for a more personalized user experience.

“We have spent 25 years actively listening to library partner and patron feedback, continued Jankowski. “The digital experience is just as important as the content and, in addition to assembling a deep library of titles, we have made a significant investment in creating a dynamic eBook experience that reflects the love of the page.”

There is no waiting to borrow eBooks on hoopla digital, since on-demand content can be enjoyed by multiple patrons simultaneously.  Patrons who use hoopla digital also avoid library late fees, as digital content borrowing periods simply expire without additional charges.

hoopla digital has partnerships with more than 800 public library systems across North America including Austin Public Library, Los Angeles Public Library, Detroit Public Library, Edmonton Public Library and San José Public Library.

To begin accessing titles from Disney Publishing Worldwide, library card holders can download the free hoopla digital mobile app on their Android or IOS device or visit hoopladigital.com. The service is only available to patrons of participating public libraries. 

About hoopla digital

hoopla digital is a category-creating service that partners with public libraries across North America to provide online and mobile access to thousands of Movies, TV Shows, Music, eBooks, Audiobooks and Comics. With hoopla digital, patrons can borrow, instantly stream and download dynamic content with a valid library card. All content is accessible via hoopla digital’s mobile app and online atwww.hoopladigital.com. hoopla digital is a service of Midwest Tape – a trusted partner to public libraries for over 25 years.

For more information, please contact 800-875-2785 (US) or 866-698-2231 (Canada).