Library Partners with Hoopla Digital to Give Patrons Online and Mobile Access to Free Movies and TV Shows

February 6, 2014

 Library card-holders can now borrow dynamic content from their smartphones, tablets and PCs

Dix Hills, N.Y. (Feb. 06, 2014) – Half Hollow Hills Community Library today announced public availability of thousands of movies and television shows, all available for mobile and online access through a new partnership with hoopla digital (

Half Hollow Hills card holders can download the free hoopla digital mobile app on their Android or IOS device or visit  to begin enjoying thousands of titles – from major Hollywood studios – available to borrow for instant streaming or temporary downloading to their smartphones, tablets, computers and Apple TV.

“We’re always exploring new services that foster reading for our patrons, while providing on-the-go access to the library’s information,” said a spokesperson for Half Hollow Hills Community Library. “With hoopla digital, content ranges from entertainment to educational, so there’s something for everyone. Patrons only need a library card to get started and all content is free of charge.  It’s also digital so there is no waiting period for popular titles and hoopla’s automatic return means no late fees.”

Books to Movies, Spring and Summer 2009

April 8, 2009

Thanks to Early Word!

Read, watch movie, compare:

4/24 — The Soloist watch trailerfind in catalog

5/1 — The Informers watch trailerfind in catalog

5/15 — Angels and Demons watch trailer, find in catalog

6/12 — The Taking of Pelham 1 2 3 watch trailerfind in catalog

7/1 — Public Enemies watch trailerfind in catalog

7/10 — I Love You, Beth Cooper watch trailerfind in catalog

7/17 — Harry Potter and the Half-blood Prince watch trailerfind in catalog

9/18 — Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs watch trailer find in catalog

Upcoming books into movies

July 30, 2008

thanks to The Early Word

Read the books now (click to reserve) and decide about the movie later.  Did they do it justice or botch the job?  You decide!

The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants 2
Starring: Amber Tamblyn, America Ferrera
view movie trailer

Nanny Diaries
view movie trailer

Nights in Rodanthe
Director: George C. Wolfe
Starring: Diane Lane, Richard Gere
view movie trailer

Director: Alan Ball
Studio: Warner Bros.
starring: Aaron Eckhart, Toni Collette, Maria Bello, Peter Macdissi, Summer Bishil
view movie trailer

Director: Clark Gregg
Starring: Sam Rockwell, Anjelica Huston, Kelly Macdonald
view movie trailer

Miracle at St. Anna
Director: Spike Lee
Starring: Derek Luke, Michael Ealy, Laz Alonso, Omar Benson Miller, John Leguizamo, Joseph Gordon Levitt, James Gandolfini
view movie trailer

Nick and Norah’s Infinite Playlist
Director: Peter Sollett
Starring: Michael Cera, Kat Dennings

What Just Happened?
Director: Barry Levinson
Starring: Robert De Niro, Catherine Keener, Sean Penn, Bruce Willis, Stanley Tucci, John Turturro, Kristen Stewart, Robin Wright Penn, Michael Wincott, Lily Rabe

City of Ember
Director: Gil Kenan
Starring: Bill Murray, Tim Robbins
view movie trailer

Body of Lies OR House of Lies
Director: Ridley Scott
Starring: Leonardo DiCaprio, Russell Crowe
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The Secret Life of Bees
Starring: Dakota Fanning as Lily Owens; Queen Latifah, Alicia Keys and Sophie Okonedo as the beekeeping sisters; Jennifer Hudson plays Lily’s nanny.
view movie trailer

He’s Just Not That Into You
Studio: New Line Cinema
Director: Ken Kwapis
Starring: Drew Barrymore, Jennifer Aniston, Ben Affleck, Scarlett Johansson, Jennifer Connelly, Kevin Connolly, Bradley Cooper, Justin Long, Ginnifer Goodwin, Wilson Cruz, Brooke Bloom
view movie trailer

Time Travelers Wife
Director: Robert Schwentke
Starring: Rachel McAdams, Eric Bana, Ron Livingston, Jane McLean