Coming soon to Thursdays!

 

Thursdays at 6 PM
at the Defiance Public Library

 

Defiance Public Library card holders can download the free hoopla digital mobile app on their Android or IOS device or visit hoopladigital.com  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, and computers.

hoopla digital has a simple sign-up and attractive, easy-to-use site, so it’s easy to get to your listening and viewing experience. There’s also no waiting to borrow popular movies, TV shows, albums, or audiobooks.  Plus, hoopla digital’s automatic return feature eliminates late fees.

To access the system on your mobile device, you will need to visit hoopladigital.com or download the FREE hoopla digital app from the App Store on your Android or IOS device. Simply ‘Sign Up’ to get started. There is no need to download an app or extension for your internet browser. 

Instructions to Start Your Hoopla Account:

1. Go to hoopladigital.com.
2. Click on "Log In" button in upper right hand corner.
3. Look for "New to Hoopla?".  Click "Sign Up Now".
4. Choose Defiance Public Library System as your library.
5. Fill in the account information  to complete your account set up.

* Your library card must be fine free to use this service.

Enjoy eBooks, audiobooks, music, and videos on your computer, phone, or tablet. The Ohio Digital Library provides access to thousands of titles, all for free with your library card. 

Need help getting started? Visit the Ohio Digital Library Help page or contact Library Staff for assistance.

RBdigital, the world's largest newsstand, offers full color, interactive digital magazines for your enjoyment. Browse from Defiance Public Library System's collection of over 50 popular titles with no holds, no checkout periods, and no limit to the number of magazines you can download.

  •  Easy browsing — Browse the library's collection of titles, one at a time, search for your favorite magazines by title or use the convenient category feature to find new magazines which meet your interests.

  •  Current Issues — The latest issues are released simultaneously with the print edition and are ready for immediate checkout as soon as copies hit the newsstand.

  •  Back Issues – Miss the last issue? You can easily browse the magazine detail page to find the previous issue you need to check out.

  •  Manage your collection —  Check out the magazines you want in your computer/tablet browser, and stream the magazine instantly on your computer (both PC and Mac) browser or access the checked out magazines on a portable media device for download/offline reading. (Note: viewing options, including the ability to download or view the content while online, may differ based on the device and/or magazine publisher).

  •  No limit — Check out as many issues as you want and keep them in your account as long as you wish.

Instructions to Start Your RBdigital Account:

1. Go to https://www.rbdigital.com/50emagazine
2. Click on "Create New Account" in upper right hand corner.
3. Enter your library card number.
3. Fill in the required information. Click "Create Account" button.

Enhance your reading experience with RBdigital mobile apps, including those for iOS, Android, and Kindle. Access your app store directly or from the links provided below. RBdigital apps require downloaded editions of the magazine.

 

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