Cloud Library movies through biblio plus

The Thomas Memorial Library is pleased to provide access to Cloud Library Movies through Biblio+, a new service that is has been integrated into the cloudLibrary app!

With your TML Card and the cloudLibrary app, you now have free and unlimited access to an exciting, ad-free catalogue of groundbreaking film and captivating television, as well as LIT Videobooks, documentary-like video presentations of beststelling nonfiction books developed by Emmy award-winning filmmakers.

Accessing this service is easy with your TML Card!

Step One:

  • If you are already using cloudLibrary to download eBooks and audiobooks, you already have access to cloudLibrary movies and there is no need to create or login with a new account. You will, however, need to make sure you have the most recent version of the app installed on your device, and you will need to log out and log back into your account.
  • If you have never used cloudLibrary, simply download the free cloudLibrary app on your mobile device and login with your TML card number.

Step Two: At the bottom of your screen you will see the following additional options:

Comics and Movies icons

  • Clicking on Comics takes you to the Library Pass app where you can access free digital comics and graphic novels through Comics Plus.
  • Clicking on Movies takes you straight to the Biblio+ movie library–there is no need to access another app or website.

Step Three: Browse the collection and select a movie or other content you’d like to view.

Step Four: Mirror your device to your smart TV using the directions below and on the other side of this page.

NOTE: This service will soon be available on devices like Roku and Apple TV to stream directly to your TV. It is also being developed for laptops and desktop computers. We’ll update you when these services are available.

We are grateful to the TML Foundation for making this service possible!

How to Access cloudLibrary Movies

Existing cloudLibrary users: Log out and log back into your account. 

New users: Download the free cloudLibrary app on your mobile device.

Download an instruction sheet on how to stream from the app, or read through the directions below:

Apple Devices

Stream cloudLibrary Movies from your iPhone or iPad to a TV

1. Connect your device to the same Wi-Fi network as your Apple TV or AirPlay 2-compatible smart TV.

2. Find the Movie you want to stream from cloudLibrary.

3. Click the turquoise “Watch Now” button.

4. Tap AirPlay icon (one of the icons pictured below)
airplay icon

5. Choose your Apple TV or AirPlay 2- compatible smart TV from the Speakers & TVs list

To stop streaming, tap AirPlay in the cloudLibrary App and select your iPhone or iPad

Mirror cloudLibrary Movies from your iPhone or iPad to a TV

1. Connect your device to the same Wi-Fi network as your Apple TV or AirPlay 2-compatible smart TV.

2. Open Control Center:

  • On iPhone X or later or iPad with iPad OS13 or later: Swipe down from upper-right corner of the screen
  • On iPhone 8 or earlier or iOS 11 or earlier: Swipe up from bottom edge of the screen

3. Tap Screen Mirroring (may look like the Airplay icon above, or the icon below.)

Screen mirroring

 

4. Select your Apple TV, AirPlay 2-compatible smart TV, or Mac from the list.

5. if an AirPlay passcode appears on your TV screen or Mac, enter the Passcode on your iOS or iPadOS device.

6. Navigate to cloudLibrary app and Watch Movie on your TV

To stop mirroring your iOS or iPadOS device, open Control Center, tab Screen Mirroring, then tap Stop Mirroring. Or press the menu button on your Apple TV Remote.

 

Android Devices

Support for screen mirroring has varied by manufacturer since the feature was introduced with Android version 5.0 Lollipop. Many phones have a Cast button built into the phone’s setting or in the pulldown settings shade. Samsung’s phone have
something called Smart view to connect and share to and from your mobile device.
Some Fire TV and Roku streaming devices also support with screen mirroring, check with Amazon and Roku, respectively, to ensure compatibility for your specific devices.

Cast cloudLibrary Movies from your Android phone or tablet to a TV

1. Connect your device to the same Wi-Fi network as your Android TV with Chromecast dongle or smart TV withbuilt-in Chromecast support.

2. Find the Movie you want to stream from cloudLibrary.

3. Click the turquoise “Watch Now” button.

4. Tap on Cast (look for the icon below.)

chromecast

 

5. On your device, select the name of your TV.

6. When the Cast icon changes color, you’re successfully connected.

To stop casting on your device, select the Cast icon and disconnect.

Mirror cloudLibrary Movies from your Android device or tablet

1. Add the target device to your Google home

2. Open cloudLibrary app and tap the plus (+) icon in the top-left corner to add a device, if needed.

3. Tap the device to which you want to cast and tap Cast my screen at the bottom to place your phone screen on the TV.

4. Navigate to cloudLibrary app on your device and watch movies on your TV