Tag: hoopla

There's a chance you might be paying $10 a month – $120 a year – for a music subscription service. But did you know you can also stream for free with your library card and hoopla digital? With this service, you can search through practically any album you can imagine. My experience with hoopla has entailed searching for a random, small artist to be excited for one hit to pop up. Then, a week later, I seek the same artist and find even more options. The digital database grows off of your listening habits.

For the last 25 years, L.A. Theatre Works has been transforming stage plays into works of “audio theatre.” Accompanied by music and sound effects, actors record their parts in a studio or in front of a live audience. In effect, L.A. Theatre Works has resurrected the distinguished but relatively moribund art-form of the radio play. And because the organization is based in Los Angeles, LATW is able to recruit actors like Alfred Molina, Julie Harris, Laurence Fishburne and Neil Patrick Harris for their productions.

February 5, 2015 - 6:00 pm to 6:45 pm

Do you know about the library’s digital resources? Join us to find out how to read magazines using Zinio. Learn how to instantly stream music, movies, audiobooks and TV shows with hoopla digital. These resources are all free and accessible with an Anythink card. There will be tablets on hand so you can see what all the hoopla’s about – or bring your device for personalized assistance. No registration necessary.

Event Type: 
Adult, Teen