Learn how to stream free TV shows and movies on your mobile device or computer below. 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 browse titles on your computer or mobile device by clicking Browse All on the Movies or TV category. Search box or magnifying glass and typing in your title(s)/keyword.
Hoopla Instant allows you to instantly borrow any TV or movie title. Troy Public Library card holders get 5 borrows per month.
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)
Have you checked out Kanopy, yet? Kanopy is a video streaming service that's free with your Troy Public Library card.
Start at kanopy.com/en/troypl Click "Sign Up" in the top right corner. Create your account by entering your first name, last name, email address, and a password of your choosing (Be sure to remember your email address and password – you'll use this to log in in the future!). Kanopy will send you and email to confirm your email address. Click "Verify my email." The link will send you back to Kanopy's website where you'll be asked to enter your library card. Then, start watching movies!
Use your play credits to watch up to 6 films every month. Once you press play on a film, you have 3 days to view it as many times as you like without using another play credit. Play credits reset on the first of each month – that's 6 new films for you!
You can access Kanopy from any device, including iOS, Android, Apple TV, Roku, and Chromecast.
Kanopy Video Tutorial
Streaming Movies/TV with Kanopy (step-by-step instructions)