Atheneum library card-holders can now instantly enjoy movies, music and audiobooks on their digital devices and personal computers using the Hoopla Digital service. And, they can access 3,000 online courses on technology, business skills and leadership on the Lynda.com website.
Hoopla Digital offers free access to thousands of films, television shows, music albums and audiobooks and allows Atheneum patrons to borrow 10 titles per month. Lynda.com is a leader in online learning and offers in-depth video classes taught by experts in their field.
Patrons can access both services through the Atheneum’s website www.nantucketatheneum.org
and will need a current library card.
“Our mission is to meet the needs of our patrons both within our walls and outside in the community,” said Molly Anderson, Nantucket Atheneum Executive Director.
“Hoopla digital and Lynda.com allows us to further that mission by giving patrons 24/7 access.
The Nantucket Atheneum is the 29th Massachusetts library to partner with hoopla digital.
“With hoopla digital, it is our mission to empower the evolution of public libraries while helping them to meet the needs of the mobile generation. We’ve worked for years to create a best-in-breed service that is fun, fast and reliable. And we continue to secure content deals to expand our offering of popular and niche movies, TV shows, music and audiobooks,” said Jeff Jankowski founder and owner of hoopla digital.
Hoopla Digital partners with public libraries across North America to provide online and mobile access to thousands of movies, TV shows, videos, music and audiobooks. With hoopla digital, patrons can borrow, instantly stream and download free dynamic content with a valid library card. All content is accessible via hoopla digital’s mobile app and online at www.hoopladigital.com. hoopla digital is a service of Midwest Tape – a trusted partner to public libraries for over 20 years.
lynda.com helps anyone learn business, software, technology and creative skills to achieve their personal and professional goals. Members have access to the lynda.com video library of engaging, top-quality courses taught by recognized industry experts. The company also provides German, French and Spanish language content under the video2brain brand name.
Massachusetts residents and property owners qualify for a free Atheneum library card. All others will be required to pay a $25 fee. Stop by the Nantucket Atheneum on India Street to get a card today.