eMagazines & eComics
Borrow free magazines and comics on your mobile device using hoopla. All you need is your Troy Public Library card.
Register for a hoopla account by visiting here, or by using our mobile app on your iOS or Android device. You will need to provide an email address, create a password, and have your library account information ready. Our free mobile app can be found in the App Store and the Google Play store.
Easily borrow magazines on your computer or mobile device by clicking Browse on the BingePasses. Click the hoopla Magazines BingePass options and then click borrow. Comics can be borrowed by clicking on Browse and choosing Comics.
The Magazines BingePass is available for 7 days after you borrow it. Magazines cannot be downloaded to your device. Comics can be downloaded to your device and are available to borrow instantly.
If you need additional help, visit the help section on our mobile app, or click on the Help link found at the bottom of hoopladigital.com.
Visit here to get started and create a Hoopla account.
hoopla Video Tutorial
Borrowing material from hoopla (step-by-step instructions)
Libby, by OverDrive
Borrow digital magazines to read on your phone using the Libby app by OverDrive. All you need is a Troy Public Library card. Have your smartphone loaded with magazines and be ready for vacations or long weekends or times at home.
It’s free and easy to get started for new users. Learn more at overdrive.com/apps/libby. You can still browse our OverDrive collection of digital magazines on your computer.
As or May 1, 2023 OverDrive will sunset the OverDrive. Users must transition to Libby before or by May 1, 2023. If you currently use the legacy OverDrive app and need assistance, visit help.overdrive.com.
Libby Video Tutorial
Borrowing Material Using Libby (step-by-step instructions)
The Economist, from PressReader
We have complimentary access to The Economist. Enjoy award-winning news and analysis of politics, business, science, finance and technology.
Easily borrow the current or past issues of The Economist here: https://www.pressreader.com/. If you're outside the library, sign in via Library or Groups List, choose Troy Public Library and sign in with your library card.
Accessing Full Issues of the Economist (step-by-step instructions)