eBook Information

Cloud Library

Cloud Library

The Stanislaus County Library offers eBooks through the Cloud Library. Enjoy downloads immediately with mobile devices or tablets supporting the iOS or Android operating systems or transfer from a PC to a compatible device! You can enjoy eBooks at home or on the go.

e-Book Video Tutorials

Cloud Libray PC AppAt Home

Browse, check out, read, and transfer eBooks to your eReader with the Cloud Library PC Application and Mac Application.

The PC app will let you browse the Cloud Library, download, and read eBooks on any computer running Windows 7, Vista, or XP. The Mac app works on the Mac OS X operating system. Click for more information and to download the Cloud Library PC app or the Cloud Library Mac app.

Transfer to Your eReader:

Step 1: Download the Cloud Library app.

Step 2: Open the Cloud Library app and log in. Login requires a Library ID and password. Your Library ID is the number located on the back of your Library Card. Your password will be the last 4 digits of your phone number.

Step 3: Browse and select titles.

Step 4: Connect your chosen device and download your selected titles!

Step 5: Enjoy!

For more information visit the Cloud Library Patron Information website.
Learn how to install and use the app on a Kindle Fire.

Cloud LibraryOn The Go

Browse, check out, and read eBooks with the Cloud Library Apple or Android Application.

To download the Cloud Library app to your iOS or Android supported device:

Step 1: Visit the iOS or Android app store.

Step 2: Search for the Cloud Library app.

Step 3: Once the app is found click the install button and the app will download immediately.

Step 4: Log in with your Library Card number and the last four digits of your phone number.

Step 5: Browse, check out, and enjoy.

Borrowing and Renewal Policies:

  • Up to 3 eBooks may be checked out at a time.
  • Customers may have holds on up to 5 eBooks.
  • eBooks are checked out for up to 3 weeks.
  • eBooks may not be renewed.
  • Holds must be checked out within 3 days once available.

Email Notifications

The Cloud Library can send email notifications. Those interested in receiving notifications about their eBook holds can enter their email address under their Account Profile. For information on how to set-up email notifications view the instructions below.


Adobe Activation Help

If you have received an "Adobe Device Activation Failure due to too many activations" error message, please submit an Adobe Reactivation Request.

eBook Support

If you are receiving an error or having difficulty accessing your eBooks, please uninstall the app, restart your device, and reinstall the app. This often resolves the issue.

Need additional help or have questions about the Cloud Library? Visit the FAQ Cloud Library Support page, Common Issues Support page, or email ebooksupport@stanlibrary.org. Support staff are available Monday - Friday.