Thanks to the Idaho Commission for Libraries grant we have joined the Idaho Digital Consortium!
Download books using the “Libby” app to access your OverDrive Account
Search Challis Public Library or Idaho Digital Consortium to find your library
Follow steps to begin. You will need your library card number (begins with 2322600000_ _ _ _) and your Pin which is typically the last 4 digits of your phone number.
Need help or your library number? Feel free to contact us during open hours or leave us a message.
We still use 3M Cloud library as well. There are over 2000 books on 3M to access.
Challis Public Library 3M Cloud Instructions
1) Download the app:
For PC or Mac
Go to http//ebook.3m.com and select the app for your operating system from the list on the left.
Click on the “Download Cloud Library’ button to begin download.
For an Apple device
Download the “3M Cloud Library” app from the Apple Store.
For an Android device
Download the “3M Cloud Library” app from the Android Market (Google Play).
*You may have to search for “Cloud Library” rather than “3M Cloud Library”
For a Kindle
1- Go to the settings menu on the Kindle Fire (it is the gear icon at the top). On some Kindles you will have to swipe down from the top of the screen to get the Quick Settings menu and tap More.
2- Choose Device (on some Kindles you will have to choose Settings then Device.
3- Turn on the switch for Allowing Installation of Applications from Unknown Sources.
2) Logging into the App
select United States as county
- select Idaho for the state
- select LCEI Consortium
- enter your 14-digit library card number as username If you need this number call the library (208) 879-4267
- enter last 4-digits of your phone number on record as password
3) Browse for books
Use the Categories feature to browse a particular genre or the Search function to look for a specific title or author. You can browse the Shelves to view titles selected by the librarians for display.
When you find something that interests you, click or tap on the cover image to display a description. Click or tap on List View to show more options.
Click/tap on the green Check Out box to check out the book. After checking out, you will find the book by going to the My Books tab.
4) To transfer to an eReader from a PC or Mac
Connect your eReader device to your PC or Mac via USB cable and wait for the words connected to device and the device name to appear in the upper bar of the window. **This may take a minute or two- please be patient**. Click on the green download to your device button to transfer to the device.
5) To return an eBook early
Although it is not necessary to return your eBook (titles will automatically be deleted when the loan period expires) it is a courtesy to other patrons to return them early when possible.
Go to the My Books tab and select List View. Click or tap the red Check In button to return the book.