Helpful Information

Freegal Music
Freegal Music offers free music and music videos in all genres and works with many devices. 

  1. Works with? 
    • Most Android devices
    • iPad/iPhone/iPod touch 
    • Kindle Fire devices 3rd generation and up.  
    • Windows
    • Mac
  2. How do I get it?
    • To listen and download to a Windows PC or Mac, go to Freegal Music login with your library card and start browsing. 
    • To listen and download with an Android or Apple tablet or smartphone, install the Freegal Music app to your device via Google Play (Android), the Apple App Store (iOS).
    • To stream and download with Kindle Fire devices, install the Freegal Music® app through the Amazon Store. Freegal Music is supported on Kindle Fire 3rd generation and up.
    • Log into with your library card and start browsing.
  3. Loan limits and periods?
    • You will receive 5 tokens to download music and videos each week. Songs are 1 token and videos are 2.
    • Downloaded songs and videos are yours to keep.
    • You may also stream 5 hours of music per day. 
  4. Need Help?
    • Freegal Music Help
    • Still having trouble? Swing by the libraries with your device and we’ll be able to help.

Hoopla 
Hoopla is an innovative service that lets you access thousands of movies, television shows, music albums, eBooks, comics, and eAudiobooks. It's free and easy. All you need is a library card and a web browser, phone or tablet. All titles are available all the time and are returned automatically. You can find items in the app and in the library catalog.

  1. Works with?
    • Android Devices
    • iPad/iPhone/iPod touch
    • Kindle Fire HDX tablets, along with all of the 2015 model Kindle Fire HD tablets (Hoopla is not available on other Kindle devices).
    • Nook HD
    • Windows PC *will not work with Windows 8 mobile devices 
    • Mac
  2. How do I get it?
    • Sign up for a Hoopla account. You will need to provide your current email address, create a password and have your library card number available. Select Rio Rancho Public Libraries under “Library Info.”
    • Browse, borrow and stream your favorite titles immediately on your PC or Mac computer.
    • Want to view on a tablet or smartphone? Install the hoopla app to your device via Google Play (Android), the Apple App Store (iOS), or the Amazon app store for the Kindle HDX. Sign up for an account if you haven’t already, and start browsing.
  3. Loan limits and periods?
    • The checkout limit is 5 items per calendar month (including any eBooks, comics, eAudiobooks, movies, and music).
    • eBooks and comics are available for 3 weeks.
    • eAudiobooks are available for 3 weeks.
    • Music albums are available for 7 days.
    • Video loan periods vary between 2 and 3 days.
  4. Need help?
    • Hoopla Help
    • Still having trouble? Swing by the libraries with your device and we’ll be able to help.

OverDrive
OverDrive offers free eBooks and eAudiobooks, including today's best sellers, and is the only platform that works with Kindle eReaders. The Libby App works with most devices and allows six checkouts. You can find items in the app and in the library catalog.  

  1. Works with?
    • Android (Libby App)
    • iPad/iPhone/iPod touch (Libby App)
    • Kindle Devices (OverDrive App)
    • Nook (Libby App on the Samsung Nooks)
    • Windows / Mac
    • Other devices
  2. How do I get it?
    • Check if your device is supported.
    • Click here and select your device under "Get Started With" to install the appropriate software. This may include downloading an application or Adobe Digital Editions.
    • Browse and download your favorite titles.
  3. Loan limits and periods?
    • The checkout limit is 6 items at one time.
    • eAudiobooks are available for 3 weeks.
    • eBooks are available for 3 weeks.
  4. Need help?