SOURCE: hoopla



May 26, 2015 13:52 ET

hoopla digital to Make Simon & Schuster Audiobooks Available to Libraries

NEW YORK, NY and HOLLAND, OH--(Marketwired - May 26, 2015) - Simon & Schuster Audio has agreed to make select digital audiobooks available to hoopla digital for distribution to public libraries.

hoopla digital was founded in 2013 and has over 330,000 unique titles. It has over 700 library system partners with over 3,500 individual branch locations in the U.S. and Canada. It makes media titles available via hoopla digital's mobile app and online at hoopla was recently profiled in Publishers Weekly, the leading magazine of the book trade and Engadget.

"We are excited to test the hoopla model, which we hope will provide discovery for titles that libraries might not otherwise afford to make available," said Chris Lynch, President and Publisher, Simon & Schuster Audio.

"hoopla digital will be a powerful tool for discovery for Simon & Schuster's audiobooks via public libraries with the potential to expand their audience and sales dramatically," said Jeff Jankowski, Vice President of Midwest Tape and Founder of hoopla.

About hoopla:

hoopla digital is a category-creating service that partners with public libraries across North America to provide online and mobile access to thousands of eBooks, comics, movies, TV shows, videos, music and audiobooks. With hoopla digital, patrons can borrow, instantly stream and download dynamic content with a valid library card. All content is accessible via hoopla digital's mobile app and online at hoopla digital is a service of Midwest Tape -- a trusted partner to public libraries for over 25 years.

Contact Information

    Susannah Greenberg
    Public Relations for Midwest Tape / hoopla / Dreamscape
    Tel: 646-801-7477
    email: Email Contact