The Mary Cotton Public Library makes it easy to discover physical material and hoopla digital content in the Next Search Catalog.
Hoopla is a digital media service allowing patrons, with their library card, to instantly stream or download e-books, audiobooks, comics and graphic novels, movies, music and television shows. Hoopla is the library at your fingertips, anytime and anywhere. The complete hoopla digital collection is now available through the Next Search Catalog.
Go to www.nextkansas.org to log in to your library account. Then, search for material by title, topic or author. If there is hoopla digital content relevant to the search, the results page will feature a hoopla banner. Click on found results in hoopla for this search in the banner. A pop-up window will appear with the list of hoopla content. If something catches your eye, click checkout. To access the borrowed digital content, log in to your hoopla account.
For the best experience, create a hoopla account before you search in the Next Search Catalog. If you are not sure you have a hoopla account, contact the Library at 785-284-3160 and staff can assist you.
To create a hoopla account, you can download the hoopla app or go to www.hoopladigital.com. You will need your Library card number to create a hoopla account.
To set up the hoopla app:
1. Download the Hoopla Digital app from your preferred app store
2. Enter Email Address
3. Create Password
4. Enter Mary Cotton Public Library
5. Enter Library Card Number
To create a hoopla account online:
1. Go to www.hoopladigital.com
2. Click Get Started Today
3. Enter Email Address
4. Create Password
5. Enter Mary Cotton Public Library
6. Enter Library Card Number
If you would like more details on hoopla or the Next Search Catalog, contact the Mary Cotton Public Library at 785-284-3160. Staff can assist you with logging in to your Library account, accessing your hoopla account and other Library digital services.