3M Cloud Library

Built just for Oak Park

  • The 3M Cloud Library offers a customized ebook and audiobook collection just for Oak Park cardholders.
  • Read from anywhere, anytime on smartphones, tablets, ereaders, Kindle Fire, and PC/Mac.

Getting started

Account access

  • Log in with your unique library card number and PIN.
  • Is this your first time logging in to SWAN? Did you create a PIN?
  • Is your card expired? Renew it at any library location.

Finding what you want

  • The home page displays bookshelves customized for you.
  • Title, author or keyword search from the box in the upper right corner of the home page.
  • If you prefer to see only titles currently available for checkout, select "Filters" > "Available Now" at the top of the page.
  • Most publishers do not offer unlimited, simultaneous access to titles, so some titles will require you to place a hold for later availability. 
  • Don't see a book you're looking for? Unfortunately, not every book has been made available as an ebook by its publisher, and some titles are not offered to libraries for lending.
  • Different materials may be available in other library digital collections.

Loan rules

  • Keep ebooks for up to three weeks.
  • Borrow and place a hold on up to five titles at one time.
  • When a title becomes available, you'll receive an email and have 72 hours to check out the item.
  • Yes, you can return titles early.
    • Go to the My Books tab.
    • Find the ebook to return, then click the Return button.
  • Currently, you cannot renew titles, but you can check out the same title again once the loan expires.

Troubleshooting

  • Watch helpful videos, and get fast answers to many common questions.
  • Contact us. We are always happy to help! So we can best help you, please share:
    • Library card number.
    • Title(s) of problem download(s).
    • Make and model of mobile device.
    • Operating system.
    • Internet browser and version.
    • Steps to reproduce the problem.
    • Exact text of any error message.
    • URL(s) of any error page(s).