eBooks and eAudiobooks

There are two ways to check out, search for, and manage eBooks:

  1. From the 3M Cloud application on your device or computer
  2. From the Mattoon Library catalog

3M Cloud Library

The 3M Cloud Library offers eBooks through various outlets including their website, the Mattoon Library’s website, and a mobile phone/tablet application.

By using the 3M Cloud Library, you are able to do the following:

  • Install an application for mobile phones, tablets, Kindles, or Nooks on up to five devices
  • Synchronize accounts (where you left off reading will be synchronized on all devices)
  • Check out up to five items at a time
  • Place up to five items on hold at a time
  • Borrow an eBook for up to 21 days
Setting up your account
  1. Download the application for your PC, Mac, mobile phone, or tablet using the Apple App Store or Google Play
  2. Select IL from the list of states
  3. Select Illinois Heartland Libraries System from the list of libraries
  4. Enter your library card number without spaces
  5. Enter your pin number (by default, the last 4 digits of your phone number)
iOS App
iPod touch® Android App
Android™ Phones
Android™ Devices NOOK App
NOOK™ Tablets
PC/Mac App
Windows™ / Mac OS X
NOOK™ eReader
Kobo™ eReader Kindle Fire App
Kindle Fire*
Kindle Fire HD
Kindle Fire HDX

Mattoon Library Catalog

3M Cloud eBooks are included in the Mattoon Library catalog along with print books, books on CD, music CDs, and DVDs. To browse and check out 3M items, you just need to do the same as you would with other items in the catalog.

3M items are indicated by the 3M logo to the right of the title information. To find only 3M titles, enter 3M in the search bar and select eBook under “limit by.”

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