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Hoopla is now available!!

Cromaine LIbrary resident card holders can now download the free hoopla digital mobile app on their Android or IOS device or visit  to begin enjoying thousands of titles – from major Hollywood studios and record companies – available to borrow for instant streaming on your computer or temporary downloading to a smartphone or tablet.

Each resident card is able to download up to 6 items per month. When you sign up, be sure to have your library card number ready! Download the Hoopla app onto your phone, computer or tablet, sign in and let the fun begin! Audiobooks coming in July 2014!

Need more help? Check out this YouTube video from Hoopla on how to get started: Create an Account on Hoopla

OR click below for downloadable instructions:

Hoopla Instructions.pdf5.86 MB

InsYght - A Business Resource Tool


This free service connects you to resources that can help your business today.  InsYght matches you with entrepreneur tools based on your unique profile requirements.

"Cromaine District Library supports entrepreneurship, actively participating in the diversification of Michigan business, the support of innovative economic development, and, in particular, the attraction of workers and firms to this beautiful corner of Livingston County. InsYght is a must-see first stop for any new business concept and Cromaine is excited to offer this resource of resources to the community via" Cecilia Ann Marlow, Library Director

Visit InsYght!


  • FindLaw - comprehensive legal site with links to legal forms, legal subjects, finding a lawyer and state and legal resources.
  • The Law Engine - Information on federal courts and law, legal reference, law dictionaries, state law, courts and more.
  • Michigan Legislative Information - Michigan Compiled laws, current bills, consumer information on state government.
  • Oakland County Law Library - Searchable online catalog, great links and an "Ask a Librarian" email feature.
  • State Bar of Michigan - Has a Michigan online legal self-help center under public resources.
  • Thomas - Highly rated website with links to federal legislative information.


  • Library of Congress - Catalogs, resources and services of our national library.
  • Library of Michigan - Catalog and services of our state library.
  • Michigan Electronic Library - MEL's 'virtual library' is selected and evaluated by librarians and is designed to be a comprehensive electronic information tool for the state's libraries, schools and citizens.
  • The Library Network - Services and catalog of The Library Network, a library cooperative of 65 libraries in southeast Michigan.
  • The Oakland County Library - Access to Legal & Governmental primary source information as well as books on tape from the Library of the Visually & Physically Impaired.


  • How Far is It? - Using latitude and longitude calculates the distance between two locations as the crow flies.
  • MapQuest - Maps, aerial photos (when available), driving directions & road trip planner.
  • MapsonUs - This free service generates maps, driving directions and allows you to plan your route.
  • PCL Map Collection - Excellent collection of online maps ordered geographically. Includes directions for resizing and printing of maps.
  • Yahoo's Regional Maps - Search for maps by region.

Money Savings and Budget Websites

 Websites with money saving features, coupons and tips
Free Computer Programs   Open Office - Free Open Office Software Suite
Free Web BrowserMozilla - Firefox Web Browser
Free EMailThunderbird
 GMail - Offers lots of storage!
GeneralAll Things Frugal  -  Home of the Pennypincher and the Tightwad Tidbits Ezines
 Frugal Savers  -  Coupons, Coupon Codes, Sales for Online Stores
 The Dollar Stretcher  - Has thousands of articles on specific money saving ideas
 Money Savings Tips - Tips for saving money, step by step guide to reduce budgets
Coupons Coupons/Bargains - Coupons, local bargains and online deals

 Shop At Home  - Grocery and store coupons, free samples and cash back links
 Cool Savings  - Savings made simple with their online and printable coupons, free stuff and price comparison feature
 Meijer Meal In a Box  - Recipes, meal planning and coupons - Extensive selection of printable brand name coupons
 Printable Grocery Coupons - Grocery coupons for major brands and stores, and includes searchable database of coupons by category, store and
 Eversave - Offers not only coupons in many categories, but also has articles and tips on saving