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Freegal Music+

New look, same great music! Discover curated playlists, download up to three tracks and stream over 15 million songs with Freegal Music+.

All the Hot Hits on Hoopla!

From Olivia Rodrigo's "Guts" to the "Barbie" soundtrack and Jimmy Buffett — all the hottest hits of yesterday and today are on Hoopla.

Taylor Swift on Hoopla

Discover Taylor Swift's discography and a whole lot more with Hoopla 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.

  • Boundless:

    • All cardholders 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 Boundless online account settings or in the app.

    Flipster: 

    • All cardholders can 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:  All cardholders can 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 are allotted 30 tickets per month. Ticket values vary according to runtime and studio licensing.
    • All of the titles are available all of the time, so there’s no waiting or requesting.
    • The loan period also varies.
    • Your monthly count resets the first of the month.

    Libby, by OverDrive:

    • All cardholders 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 3 days to check it out, cancel it, or suspend it. If you do nothing, your hold will automatically be suspended as a one-time courtesy for 7 days.
    • All cardholders can 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. Find Jefferson County Public Library.
    2. Enter your library card number.
    3. Enter your email address and a password.
    Search, Browse and Borrow
    1. Click on Browse and choose Audiobooks, Movies, Music, Comics, E-books or Television, or use the Search box to find a specific title.
    2. To check out a title, click or hover on the cover image, then click Borrow.
    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.
    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.
    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.
    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 Wi-Fi network as your Chromecast or TV with Chromecast built in.
    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.
  • Video tutorial, opens a new window

    Step-by-step instructions: (Printable version)

    Create Your Hoopla account

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

    1. Find Jefferson County Public Library.
    2. Enter your library card number.
    3. Enter your email address and a password.
    Search, Browse and Borrow
    1. Click on Browse and choose Audiobooks, Movies, Music, Comics, E-books or Television, or use the Search box to find a specific title.
    2. To check out a title, click or hover on the cover image, then click Borrow.
    3. Click Play to listen or watch, or Read to open an e-book. (A safe browser plug-in called Widevine Media Optimizer might be required on Firefox. Follow prompts to install. Go to www.hoopladigital.com/support for troubleshooting.)
    4. Borrowed titles are listed under My Hoopla. From here you can:
      • Play, listen 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.
    • Jefferson County residents may borrow 10 titles per month, and the count resets the first of the month. In addition to each person having a lending limit of 10 titles per month, we also have a daily, system-wide budget limit, which reset at midnight. If you encounter a limit, add your items to your “Favorites” and try again after midnight.
    • Titles are automatically returned at the end of the check-out period, which is 3 days for videos, 7 days for music, and 21 days for audiobooks, e-books, and comics. If you are not finished, you are welcome to borrow it again. Music titles can be borrowed only 2 times in 1 month.
  • Android Tutorial, opens a new window | iOS Tutorial, opens a new window | Kindle Fire Tutorial, opens a new window

    Step-by-step instructions: (Printable version)

    Install the Hoopla App and Create Your Hoopla Account
    1. Go to the app store on your device, search for the “Hoopla digital” app, and install it.
    2. Open the app and follow the steps to set up your account:
      • Tap Sign Up.
      • Find Jefferson County Public Library.
      • Enter your library card number.
      • Enter your email address and a password.
    Search, Browse and Borrow
    1. Use Search (magnifying glass icon) for specific items, or use the icons at the bottom of the screen to browse Video, Music, or Books.
    2. To check out a title, tap on the cover image, then tap Borrow.
    3. Tap Play to watch or listen, or Read to open an e-book.
    4. Access what you have checked out by tapping My Hoopla. From there you can:
      • Play, listen or read the title.
      • See when it will be returned.
      • Return it early.
      • Add it to your Favorites.
      • Download it to watch offline on your device. The download will expire when the loan expires.

    Notes

    • All of the titles are available all of the time, so there’s no requesting or waiting.
    • Jefferson County residents may borrow 10 titles per month, and the count resets the first of the month. In addition to each person having a lending limit of 10 titles per month, we also have a daily, system-wide budget limit, which reset at midnight. If you encounter a limit, add your items to your “Favorites” and try again after midnight.
    • Titles are automatically returned at the end of the check-out period, which is 3 days for videos, 7 days for music, and 21 days for audiobooks, e-books, and comics. 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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