Hoopla is a digital media service offered by public libraries that allows users to borrow movies, music, audiobooks, ebooks, comics and TV shows to stream or download for free. Over 1500 library systems in the US and Canada subscribe to Hoopla. Go to www.hoopladigital.com and click on “get started” to find out if your library offers it.
[Local folks: Seattle Public Library and King County Library System both offer Hoopla. On the kcls website, you can also get to Hoopla by clicking on “online library” then choosing movies and TV.]
Some of the STEM related series you can stream or download for free include:
- Sid the Science Kid (age 3+)
- Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That (age 4+)
- Thomas Edison’s Secret Lab (age 6+)
- Bill Nye the Science Guy (age 7+)
- Design Squad Nation (age 8+)