The Margaret E. Heggan Free Public Library in Sewell, New Jersey, is thrilled to announce that they have teamed up with Hoopla to offer the popular media giant’s programs to the library’s cardholders. Hoopla offers over 300,000 different items including movies, music and digital books. All patrons of the library will have to do to use the Hoopla service is enter the email that is connected with their library card. Librarians are not worried about this new service cutting down on the number of people that visit the library. They feel that it will be an opportunity to reach a different type of audience than they are already reaching.
The Margaret E. Heggan Free Public Library is already a very busy place. Recently, children have been watching Monarch cocoons at the library. The cocoons finally hatched and a group of children were able to release the butterflies for their long trip to Mexico. Children have also recently watched a magician perform.
Meanwhile, adult patrons of the library have been busy with their own programming. The library has sponsored a poetry reading event. Adults have also increased their computer skills in the informational technology program.