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Music

Streaming Music

Find albums to download or stream.

Streaming Music on hoopla

Your hoopla checkout limit has gone up to 15. You can also enjoy some music without using any credits. Start browsing!

Staff Picks

Browse recent staff picks. Find out what's new and popular.

Updates and Tips

Get tips for listening to digital music from your library. Find out about new features and other changes.

Frequently Asked Questions

Checkouts and Holds

  • Some borrowing limits have changed while libraries are closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Visit our blog to find out what's different during the closure.

    A full-access KCLS library card in good standing may borrow:

    All items except downloads Maximum of 100 items
    OverDrive eBooks, downloadable audiobooks, and video     25 items
    RBdigital downloadable audiobooks 25 items
    hoopla digital music, movies, TV, and comics 10 items per month
    RBdigital magazines No checkout limits
    Kanopy streaming movies 5 items per month. No holds.

    KCLS is not responsible for damage to equipment that occurs while using library-owned material.

    Patrons who have reached the maximum number of physical checkouts are not able to login or borrow items from OverDrive, hoopla, or RBdigital.

  • Books, CDs, cassettes, CD-ROMs, LPs, kits, players, DVD sets with runtime of 5 hours and label 28 days
    OverDrive eBooks, OverDrive and RBdigital downloadable audiobooks, hoopla digital comics 21 days
    Magazines, DVDs with runtime of less than 5 hours, video cassettes, hoopla digital music, OverDrive video   7 days
    hoopla digital video 3 days (72 hours)
    RBdigital magazines   Unlimited
    Most Media Equipment (use in library only)  1 day
    Reusable KCLS bags 1 year, 2 renewals

     

  • Checkout and holds limits vary by service. Please visit How many items may I check out?opens a new window

  • All items except downloads 50 holds (Seattle city residents may place up to 10 holds)
    OverDrive eBooks, downloadable audiobooks, and video     25 holds
    RBdigital downloadable audiobooks 10 holds
    hoopla digital music, movies, TV, and comics No holds
    RBdigital magazines No holds

    KCLS is not responsible for damage to equipment that occurs while using library-owned material.

  • Except for media equipment, physical items that are not on hold for another borrower may be renewed up to two times.

    RBdigital Audiobooks and OverDrive digital downloads that are not on hold for another borrower may be renewed once.

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hoopla Digital Music

  • If you've replaced your library card or updated your PIN/password you'll need to update your Library Settings in hoopla.

  • Please visit the hoopla siteopens a new window for more instructions or contact Ask KCLSopens a new window for help.

  • Titles return automatically at the end of the lending period.

    To return a title early, click return now, located next to the date the title expires on the title information page. Please note that returning a title early does not give you additional borrows for the month.

  • hoopla works on a pay-per-checkout model, which means that the library system pays a small fee each time a title is checked out. Limiting checkouts to 10 per month helps us stay within our collection budget.

  • If you are using the hoopla app on a mobile device, you can download titles for offline access. If you are using hoopla in a web browser on a computer, you must have an internet connection to access titles.

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