Hoopla, opens a new window, one of our many beloved electronic resources, is a lively treasure trove for music enthusiasts. Patrons can explore different decades and genres of music through Hoopla's vast selection of albums. Whether you’re a devotee of pop, rock, jazz, hip-hop or classical melodies, there’s something for everyone on Hoopla.
Now it’s time to celebrate the cream of the crop—the top-performing albums of the year for San Mateo County Libraries cardholders! This year’s lineup echoes the "eras" of 2023, where a certain Taylor Swift tour and blockbuster movie based on a children's toy apparently captured the hearts and minds of more than a few listeners. Dive into Hoopla's top-performing albums among SMCL users, and let the melodies paint a vivid picture of the year that was in the world of music.
- Midnights [3am Edition] by Taylor Swift, opens a new window
- Speak Now (Taylor's Version) by Taylor Swift, opens a new window
- Lover by Taylor Swift, opens a new window
- Hamilton (Original Broadway Cast Recording), opens a new window
- reputation by Taylor Swift, opens a new window
- Red (Taylor's Version) by Taylor Swift, opens a new window
- 1989 (Deluxe Edition) by Taylor Swift, opens a new window
- Fearless (Taylor's Version) by Taylor Swift, opens a new window
- evermore by Taylor Swift, opens a new window
- Barbie The Album, opens a new window
How to Use Hoopla
If you have never used Hoopla before, please check out our instructions and Hoopla’s FAQ page, opens a new window. Hoopla is an online service for library users to access eAudiobooks, eBooks and comic books from top publishers as well as movies, music and television shows from media companies such as Nickelodeon, A24, The Great Courses, BBC, Acorn TV and more. Hoopla can be used on mobile devices, TV streaming players and computers. Hoopla requires a 29041, 29044, 29045, 29047, 29731 or 29735 library card.
Find More Music
We would also like to highlight some of Hoopla’s hidden musical gems from this past year. From indie sensations to overlooked masterpieces across genres, check out these incredible contemporary releases!
- Outside Problems by Andrew Bird, opens a new window
- Drop Cherries by Billie Marten, opens a new window
- NEVER ENOUGH by Daniel Ceasar, opens a new window
- Credo by Zeus, opens a new window
- Control Freak by Billy Lemos, opens a new window
- Perfect Saviors by The Armed, opens a new window
- QWERTY by Saya Gray, opens a new window
- The Age of Pleasure by Janelle Monáe, opens a new window
- MICHAEL [Deluxe] by Killer Mike, opens a new window
- JUST A TASTE by Dacey, opens a new window