Digital Materials

Looking for e-books or videos for your tablet or smartphone? Looking for audiobooks for your MP3 player? We have them!

Problems accessing Hoopla or OverDrive? Your library card may be expired. The cards expire after a year. To renew, please visit your nearest branch to verify/update your contact information.

Please Note:If you are using a Galaxy S4 and are running Kit Kat (Android 4.4.2), the update will not allow audiobooks to play. hoopla is aware of the issue and is waiting on a corrected release from Google/Android.


OverDrive - New Features

We are happy to announce that there are a few new features available for you through OverDrive. You can now suspend a hold temporarily, automatically borrow a book that you have on hold, change the maturity settings on an account, and there are some new search features as well. Click here for more information

Houston Area Digital Media Catalog - powered by Overdrive

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Hoopla

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TumbleBooks

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Formats

5 items can be checked out at a time.

Digital materials are available in the following formats:

e-books - Kindle Book, Adobe EPUB, OverDrive READ, Adobe PDF eBook
audiobooks - WMA, MP3
videos - Overdrive videos (WMV) must be played through Overdrive Media Console (on desktop/laptop)

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Formats

Hoopla is available as downloadable or streaming audio.

Video format is unavailable to Montgomery County Memorial Library Systems at this time.

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Formats

Items are read online and have no limits.

TumbleBooks are created in flash animation and provide access to :

Storybooks, Chapter Books, Videos, Puzzles and Games, Language Learning and Non Fiction Books.

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También disponible en Español!

Los artículos se leen en línea y no tienen límite. Libros de cuentos, literatura, novela, rompecabezas y juegos, y aprendizaje de idiomas.

Abra el menú de arriba a la derecha, y busque "help." Seleccione "Español," y haga clic en "Go."

OverDrive For Kids/Teens

OverDrive also provides access to eBooks and audiobooks written for kids. You can search by Interest Level, ATOS reading level, Lexile Measure, or Reading Levels (by grade).

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Hoopla For Kids/Teens

Hoopla also provides access to music and audiobooks written for kids and teens.

Music for Kids-- Click Here!

Audiobooks for Kids -- Click Here!

Audiobooks for Teens -- Click Here!

 

Need help?

For help with Tumblebooks, see the Frequently Asked Questions page via FAQ.

For Desktops/Laptops

Digital Materials can be downloaded and used on your desktop or laptop.
They can also be transferred to devices such as MP3 players and some Kindles, Nooks and e-readers. You will need to download Overdrive Media Console to use or transfer materials.

 

For Desktops/Laptops

Audiobooks and music are delivered through streaming audio - you must be connected to the Internet. Items can only be streamed.can only be streamed. There is no software to download. Just visit hoopla's webpage to log in.

Tablets and Smartphones

Digital Materials can be used on most tablets and smartphones. Check your app store to download the app.

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  Tablets and Smartphones

Hoopla can be downloaded to many smart devices. Hoopla is not compatible with Kindle at this time. Audiobooks can be downloaded to a device and will remain for the 21 day checkout or until returned. Music can only be streamed for the 7 day check out period and requires Internet connection.

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Need help?

For help with Overdrive or Adobe Digital Editions, ask a librarian at your nearest branch, via e-mail.

You can also use Overdrive's help page or Adobe Digital Editions help

 

Need help?

hoopla Support
For help with your account settings, features and technical questions, find answers on hoopla's Help page

hoopla YouTube Channel
This channel has a variety of how-to videos.