Hoopla & Ancestry

Introducing Hoopla!

We are pleased to announce we now offer the digital media database, Hoopla! With this amazing resource, you can borrow movies, TV shows, music, eBooks, audiobooks, and comics, all from the comfort of home for FREE!

All adult patrons in good standing will be able to checkout 6 items at a time. After borrowing an item, eBooks, audiobooks and comics are available for 21 days, movies and TV shows for 3 days, and music albums for 7 days.

Sign-up is easy - click the "Get Started Today" button, and after filling out your information, choose Samuels Public Library as your library, and then enter your library card barcode. Then start browsing the hundreds of thousands of titles available!

Download the Hoopla app for your mobile device:


Explore Ancestry Library Edition from Home

For a limited time, Ancestry Library Edition is accessible from home when you login to your library account. Ancestry.com is the most comprehensive database of genealogical information available online, containing billions of records across thousands of local, state, federal and international record collections.

You will find the Ancestry.com link in your Account Summary, as shown below.

Where to find Ancestry link from your Account Summary

If you are accessing your account from a mobile device, please follow the steps in the video below after logging in.