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Your Port Phillip Library Card enables you to access hundreds of FILMS and DOCUMENTARIES for FREE from your computer. Port Phillip Library subscribes to two on-line film streaming services, KANOPY and BEAMAFILM. This page explains how to access BEAMAFILM. To access KANOPY go to https://live.org.au/kanopy/
Logging in to BEAMAFILM for the first time. Providing you don’t deliberately logout you won’t need to login again.
- Click on the homepage of the BEAMAFILM homepage at https://beamafilm.com/
- Click on the Library Card Access button in the top right-hand corner of the page.
- In the box under Select your library enter the word Port and click on the phrase Port Philip Library Services which pops up under where you typed.
- In the box under Enter library barcode type in your Port Phillip Library Service barcode number and press the orange Sign in button below the box.
- Enter the Email Address and Password you use to access the library website and press the orange Sign in button.
- You can now watch any BEAMAFILM.
- If you have any problems with access you will need to sort them out with Port Phillip Library staff as I don’t have access to their database of library members.
If you don’t go through the login process you can still see a trailer of each BEMAFILM. However to watch a complete BEMAFILM you must login. There are no limits to the number of films you can watch in a month as there is with KANOPY.