Get Started with our eBooks

3M Cloud Library eBooks are available for free to Beaufort County Library cardholders. They are compatible with iPhones, iPads, iTouch, Android devices, Sony Readers, Nooks, and other eReaders. At the time of this writing, the regular Kindle* is not compatible. (*Instructions are provided here for Kindle FIRE users.)


1) You must first install the "application or "app" on your computer or directly on your device. Login using your library card number (not your alternate username) and library account password. This password is the same that you use to log into SCLENDS ("My Account"). If you do not know your password, please contact any branch library.

2) Once the application is installed, you can checkout eBooks. To read the same eBook on a variety of devices, install the 3M app on any device that you intend to read the book.

Apple/Android Users: Download the 3M Cloud Library app from the App Store or Google Play.

eReader users (Nook, Sony Reader, others): Download the 3M Cloud Library application to your computer. Then transfer your checked out titles to your eReader. View quick tutorial video.