Cloud Library by Bibliotheca

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In order to use the Cloud Library you must register your library card and password with the service and install the app on your device(s).

  1. Click the logo to the left.
  2. Click the “Download the App” box in the upper right hand corner
  3. On the Cloud Library website click “Get the app” in the upper right hand corner
  4. From the drop-down menu, select the operating system (i.e. iOS for Apple devices, Windows for PCs)
  5. An “EXE file” tab will appear in the lower left corner. Click the anywhere in the tab.
  6. At the prompt, click the “Yes” button
  7. Follow the prompts in the set-up wizard
  8. Once you’re finished, a welcome window will appear. Follow the prompts to finalize the process by selecting country, state, town, and entering your 13-digit library card number and password (usually the last 4 digits of your phone number)

Searching the Catalog

  1. Click or tap the Cloud Library icon to open the catalog
  2. Top right hand search box allows you to search for a specific item by author or title
  3. The tabs, left to right, describe the following
    1. Featured – default setting, showing a pre-selected “carousel” of title covers
    2. Browse – select specific genres by clicking items on the list
    3. My Books – shows titles you have on loan or reserve, your reading history, and more
    4. Filters –choose format (e-book or audiobook) and to only see items that are available
      1. Audiobooks have a small “earphone sticker” on the lower right corner of the title icon
    5. Settings – sign up for e-mail notification when a title is available

Borrowing or Reserving Items

  1. Click on the title icon you want to borrow
    1. If the item is available, click the green “Borrow” button
      1. The item will download and automatically appear in “My Books”
      2. Audiobooks are large files and can take a long time to download
      3. Click on the title icon to begin reading by either clicking (PC) or swiping (touch screen phone or tablet) right arrows
      4. Adjust font size by clicking or tapping the small or large letter “A” in the top right hand corner
    2. If the item is not available, you have the option to click or tap the “Add to Hold List” button
    3. Most items have a 14 day loan period and will automatically disappear from your device when the loan expires
    4. You can return the item by clicking or tapping “My Books” and selecting the Return option