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Free(gal) Britney!

Stream or download (up to three songs per week) popular hits from celebrated artist Britney Spears with Freegal Music and your library card.

Sounds of Summer: Red Rocks, Summer 2021

Press play and enjoy some background tunes with this tribute to the live music at Red Rocks Amphitheatre this summer.

Stream and Sing

Whether you're serenading your sous-chef or setting the tone for the table, browse or make your own festive playlists with Freegal Music.

Freegal Music

Available apps:

Get Axis 360 App in Apple Store, opens an external site

Get Axis 360 App in Play Store, opens an external site

Freegal Carousel

FAQs

  • Android Tutorial, opens a new window | iOS Tutorial, opens a new window Step-by-step instructions: (Printable version)
    1. Go to the app store on your device, search for Freegal Music and install it.
    2. Enter your zip code and select Jefferson County Public Library.
    3. Enter your library card number and PIN. (Need help with your PIN?)
    4. Tap Search (magnifying glass) at the bottom of the screen to search for songs, artists, or albums. Tap Browse at the bottom of the screen to browse songs, genres, albums, etc.
    5. To play a song, tap the play button. Tap Stream album to play the whole album.
    6. To download a song, tap the menu (three vertical dots) to the right of the title, then Download.
    7. To create a Playlist, tap My Music at the bottom, then Playlists, then Create a Playlist.
    8. The music you download will be accessible via the My Music folder at the bottom.
    Note:  Enjoy unlimited streaming with an internet connection, and three song downloads (for offline use) per week.
  • Video tutorial, opens a new window

    Step-by-step instructions: (Printable version)

    1. Go to our Freegal page (jeffcolibrary.freegalmusic.com) and click Log In. Enter your library card number and PIN. (Need help with your PIN?)
    2. Search or browse by song, genre, artist, album, etc.
    3. Click the Play button to preview a song. Click Stream to listen.
    4. To download a song, click on the Download icon (downward arrow), or menu (three vertical dots) > Download. Click Save when the File Download window opens.
    5. Save to iTunes, Windows Media Player, or your desktop.
    6. Play the song from iTunes, Windows Media Player, or click and drag it to your MP3 player.
    7. To create a playlist, click on My Music, then Playlists. Click on the plus icon to create a new Playlist.

    Note:  Enjoy unlimited streaming with an internet connection, and three song downloads (for offline use) per week.

  • Axis 360:

    • You may have 99 checkouts and 70 holds at one time.
    • The loan period is 21 days.
    • You have three days to check out a title after you receive the hold notification. You can turn on automatic checkouts in your Axis 360 online account settings or in the app.

    Flipster: 

    • Enjoy unlimited checkouts.
    • Some magazines check out for 2 days, some check out for 7 days, and some do not have due dates.
    • Magazines can be checked out again immediately after they are returned.

    Freegal:  Enjoy unlimited streaming with an internet connection, and three song downloads (for offline use) per week.

    Hoopla: 

    • Jefferson County residents may borrow 10 titles per month.
    • All of the titles are available all of the time, so there’s no waiting or requesting.
    • The loan period is 21 days for e-books and audiobooks, 3 days for videos, and 7 days for music.
    • Your monthly count resets the first of the month.
    • Daily borrowing limits for the system also apply, and those reset at midnight. If you encounter the daily limit, add items to your “Favorites” and try again after midnight.

    Kanopy:

    • Jefferson County residents may borrow 10 titles per month.
    • All of the titles are available all of the time, so there’s no waiting or requesting.
    • The loan period is 3 days.
    • Your monthly count resets the first of the month.

    OverDrive/Libby:

    • You may have 40 checkouts and 40 holds at one time.
    • The loan period is 21 days.
    • When you are notified via email that a hold is ready for you, you have 4 choices:
      1. You can check the title out within 3 days.
      2. You can cancel the hold and let it go on to the next person.
      3. You can suspend the hold by selecting “deliver later.” This option passes the book to the next person in line while maintaining your place on the wait list. You will set the suspension period, and after that is over, you will receive the next copy available.
      4. You can do nothing, and your hold will automatically be suspended as a one-time courtesy for 7 days. If no action is taken a second time, the hold will be cancelled automatically.
    • Enjoy unlimited checkouts for magazines, and no due dates. Some magazines will expire from your account.

Hoopla

Available apps:

Get Axis 360 App in Apple Store, opens an external site

Get Axis 360 App in Play Store, opens an external site

Get Axis 360 App in Amazon Store, opens an external site

Hoopla Carousel

FAQs

  • Step-by-step instructions (Printable version)

    Create your Hoopla account

    In a browser, go to hoopladigital.com and click Get Started Today. Follow the steps to set up your account:

    1. Enter your email address and a password
    2. Find and select Jefferson County Public Library
    3. Enter your library card number
    Amazon Fire TV
    1. After you create your Hoopla account, go to the Fire TV app store on Amazon and search for "hoopla." Select the Fire TV device on which you’d like to install the app and click "deliver."
    2. In a few moments, you should see the Hoopla app. It might be at the very end of the "Your Apps and Games" section. Once you find the app, you can press the option button to choose to move it higher on the list.
    3. Open the Hoopla app and sign in with your account.
    4. At the top of the next screen a 4-digit code is displayed. Using a mobile or desktop browser on another device, visit hoopladigital.com/link and enter the code.
    5. Browse and borrow movie and TV titles from the Hoopla library and enjoy!

    Fire TV Notes:

    • Currently, 1st, 2nd and 3rd generation devices are currently supported. Fire TV Cube is not currently supported.
    • Only video works on Fire TV at the present. Support for audiobooks and music is coming soon.
    • Turn on closed captions by pressing the up navigation on your remote to make the progress bar appear. Press up again to highlight the pause and CC buttons. Press left or right to highlight CC and press the select button. CC will have a blue tint when it is on.
    • Turn on Kids Mode by using your remote to navigate to the blue side menu, then Settings, then Kids Mode, then Turn On. Kids Mode filters content for ages 13 and under.
    Android TV
    1. After you create your Hoopla account, search the Play store on your Android TV for the Hoopla app, and install it.
    2. Open the Hoopla app and sign in with your account.
    3. At the top of the next screen a 4-digit code is displayed. Using a mobile or desktop browser on another device, visit hoopladigital.com/link and enter the code.
    4. Browse and borrow movie and TV titles from the Hoopla library and enjoy!

    Android TV Notes:

    • Only video works on Android TV at the present. Support for audiobooks and music is coming soon.
    • Turn on closed captions by pressing the up navigation on your remote to make the progress bar appear. Select CC and press the select button. CC will have a blue tint when it is on.
    • Turn on Kids Mode by using your remote to navigate to the the blue side menu, then Settings, then Kids Mode, and Turn On. Kids Mode filters content for ages 13 and under.
    Apple TV
    1. After you create your Hoopla account, search for the "hoopla" app in the Apple TV app store, and install it.
    2. The app opens on a welcome screen. Click to open the next page and sign in.
    3. At the top of the next screen a 4-digit code is displayed. Using a mobile or desktop browser on another device, visit hoopladigital.com/link and enter the code.
    4. Browse and borrow movie and TV titles from the Hoopla library and enjoy!

    Apple TV Notes:

    • The Hoopla app is available on 4th and 5th gen devices. AirPlay is supported on 2nd, 3rd, 4th, and 5th gen devices.
    • Audiobooks, movies, music and television are supported on Apple TV. 
    • Turn on closed captions by swiping down with your remote to access the info, subtitles, and audio information menu. Swipe left or right to select subtitles, swipe again to select English. Swipe up until the menu goes away and your subtitles will display on screen.
    Chromecast
    1. After you create your Hoopla account, go to the app store on your device, search for the “Hoopla digital” app, and install it.
    2. Open the app and sign in with your account.
    3. Plug Chromecast into your TV, then connect the USB power cable to your Chromecast.
    4. Plug the other end of the USB cable into either an open USB port on your TV, or the included power adapter that plugs into an outlet.
    5. Open the Hoopla app on your device. You will see the Cast button in the top right hand corner. Tap this button and you will be shown a list of available Chromecast devices.
    6. Select the one you wish to cast to. Once the connection is established, the button will change, letting you know that the app is ready to cast.
    7. Start playing a video and it will be handed off to Chromecast for you to enjoy on your TV screen.
    8. You can control the playback by tapping on the small bar at the bottom of your mobile device’s screen, which will bring up the full screen controls, including a progress bar, access to the subtitle/closed captions selector, play/pause, etc.
    9. To access the volume control, tap the Cast button and you will see a slider allowing you to adjust the volume.
    10. To stop casting, tap the Cast button in the top right corner and Stop Casting.
    11. Your smartphone or tablet must be connected to the same WiFi network as your Chromecast or TV with Chromecast built in.

    Chromecast Notes:

    • Currently, casting to the 1st and 2nd generation Chromecasts from iOS 12 and up and Android 4.4.4 and up.
    • Chromecast Ultra and Smart TVs with Chromecast built-in are also supported.
    • Support for Chromecast Audio is coming soon and support for casting from a browser is coming soon.
    Roku
    1. After you create your Hoopla account, navigate to Streaming Channels, on your Roku, then Search Channels, and search for "hoopla." Click to add the channel.
    2. Select the Hoopla channel from your channels, and sign in with your account.
    3. At the top of the next screen a 4-digit code is displayed. Using a mobile or desktop browser on another device, visit hoopladigital.com/link and enter the code.
    4. Browse and borrow movie and TV titles from the Hoopla library and enjoy!

    Roku Notes:

    • Roku devices running 7.6.3 and higher are supported.
    • Turn on closed captions by starting your video, then pressing the option button on your remote. Use the up or down arrow until you highlight the closed captioning option. Use the left or right arrow until you highlight the Always On option. Press the OK button and your subtitles will display on the screen.
     
  • Axis 360 is compatible with:

    • Android devices, 5.0 or later
    • iOS devices, 13.0 or later
    • Kindle/Amazon Fires, 4th Generation and newer
    • Windows and Mac computers and Chromebooks
    • Several e-reader devices (not Kindle e-readers)
    • More Axis 360 compatibility information

    Flipster is compatible with:

    • Android devices, 5.0 or later
    • iOS devices, 10 or later
    • Kindle/Amazon Fires, Android 5.0 or later
    • Windows and Mac computers
    • Chromebooks that support Android apps via Google Play

    Hoopla is compatible with: 

    • Android devices, 6.0 or later
    • iOS devices, 13 or later
    • Kindle/Amazon Fires, OS 6.0.0 or later
    • Windows (7, 8.1, 10 and 11) and Mac (MacOS 10.7 and up) computers, and most Chromebooks
    • AirPlay (2nd, 3rd, 4th, and 5th gen), Fire TV (1st, 2nd, and 3rd gen), Apple TV (4th and 5th gen), Android TV, Chromecast (1st and 2nd gen), and Roku (7.6.3)

    Kanopy is compatible with:

    • Android devices, 5.0 or later
    • iOS devices, 9.0 or later
    • Kindle/Amazon Fires, FireOS 5.0 or later
    • Windows and Mac computers
    • Airplay, Amazon Fire TV (5.1), Android TV (4.4), Apple TV (4K or 4th gen, tvOS 10.2), Chromecast, Samsung Smart TV (webkit r152340 or chromium M47), Roku (7.7.0 and up), Telstra TV, and with an HDMI cable
    • Playback from browsers in ChromeOS systems (Chromebooks) might not work. The Kanopy app can be downloaded from the Google Play store on Chromebooks released after 2017.

    OverDrive/Libby

    • Original OverDrive app is compatible with:
      • Kindle/Amazon Fires, Android 5 or later
    • Libby app is compatible with:
      • Android devices, 5 or later
      • iOS devices, 10.0 or later
    • The OverDrive website and Libby are accessible on Windows and Mac computers, and Chromebooks.
    • OverDrive e-books available in the Kindle format can be transferred to Kindle e-readers, and e-books available in EPUB format can be transferred to non-Kindle e-readers (such as Nook or Kobo).

    PressReader

    • Android devices, 5.0 or later
    • iOS devices, 14.0 or later
    • Kindle/Amazon Fires, Android 4.1 or later
    • Firefox, Chrome, Edge, Safari browsers on computers (no longer supported on Internet Explorer)
  • Video tutorial, opens a new window

    Step-by-step instructions: (Printable version)

    1. In a browser, go to hoopladigital.com and click Get Started. Follow the steps to set up your account:
      • Find Jefferson County Public Library.
      • Enter your library card number.
      • Enter your email address and a password.
    2. Click on Browse and choose Audiobooks, Movies, Music, Comics, E-books or Television.
    3. Use the Search box to find a specific title.
    4. To check out a title, click or hover on the cover image, then click Borrow.
    5. Click Play to listen or watch. A safe browser plug-in called Widevine Media Optimizer is required on Firefox. Follow prompts to install. Go to www.hoopladigital.com/support for troubleshooting.
    6. Borrowed titles are listed under My Hoopla. From here you can:
      • Play or read the title.
      • See when it will be returned.
      • Return it early.
      • Add it to your Favorites (heart icon).

    Notes

    • Hoopla content is only available via streaming on computers, requiring an internet connection.
    • All of the titles are available all of the time, so there’s no requesting or waiting.
    • You may borrow 10 titles per month, and the count resets the first of the month. Daily borrowing limits for the system also apply, and those reset at midnight. If you encounter a limit, add your items to your “Favorites” and try again after midnight.
    • Checkout Periods
      • Videos: 3 days
      • Music: 7 days
      • Audiobooks, E-books, Comics: 21 days
    • Titles are automatically returned at the end of the check-out period. If you are not finished, you are welcome to borrow it again. Music titles can be borrowed only 2 times in 1 month.

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