Cloud Library on iPad – Install and Setup

Cloud Library on iPad – Install and Setup


Welcome to the Stanislaus County Library’s
video series on using the 3M Cloud Library for
iPads, iPhones, and other iOS devices. The 3M Cloud Library is an app that you can
install on your iPad or iPhone that will let you
check out and read eBooks from the Stanislaus County
Library’s 3M Cloud Library collection. Before you begin, be sure to have your valid
Stanislaus County Library Card handy and make sure that your device is connected
to the internet. And remember, while watching this video, you
can pause, rewind, and rewatch any section
that you want. To begin, open the App Store on your iOS
device. Search for 3M Cloud Library Select the correct app from the results Tap on the download button or “Get” button The download might take a few minutes
depending on the speed of your internet
connection. When the download is complete, tap on
“Open”. The first time that you open the app you need
to set it up to use your library card account. Tap on “Connect to my library.” Tap on “United States” Tap on “California” Scroll to the bottom to find and tap on
“Stanislaus County Library” Type in the 10 digit number found on your
library card, beginning with “02” The PIN/Password is the last four digits of
your phone number Tap “Login” in the upper right corner of the
screen Accept the End User License by tapping
“Accept” in the upper right corner of the
screen. One of the first things that you should do is to
choose the email notifications for holds
option. Tap on the Settings option from the Main
Menu. Tap on Email. Tap on “Yes, notify me”. Enter your email address and then tap OK. 3M Cloud Library will now send you a
verification email to the address that you
provided. You will have to respond to the verification
email in your email app for the process to be completed and to begin to receive email
notifications. If you do not choose to receive email
notifications you will have to check back
regularly to see if a book is available. You have 3 days after a book becomes
available to check it out before it goes to the
next person waiting in line. Other settings include allowing or denying the
app access to cellular data for downloading
or streaming. Choosing to automatically download books
as soon as they are borrowed. Or you can choose to logout of your account
by tapping the Logout button at the bottom. In the next video we will cover the process of
finding and checking out a book in the 3M
Cloud Library.

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