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Kindle eBook Readers in the Library: e-Book Readers in the Palm Beach State Library

Use of Kindle eBook Readers in the PBCC Library by students and faculty

Amazon Kindle Reader

Kindle Readers are now available in the Library for check-out. 

 LLRC - Lake Worth Campus Circulation Desk (3rd floor)

Using the Kindle Reader @ Palm Beach State

Send us your suggestions and comments on how you and the Library can use the Kindle at Palm Beach State. 

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Kindles @ Palm Beach State

Power Point presentations of Palm Beach State College's Kindle and eReaders Project in the LLRC (SEFLIN and Palm Beach County Library Association presentation, 2009, CCLA Regional Meetings presentation, 2010 & 2011)

Kindle Readers - Circulation Policies

Kindle Readers are available for checkout from the Circulation Desk (3rd floor) at the Lake Worth Campus Library. Kindles are checked out on a first-come, first-served basis and may be borrowed for 7 days.

To borrow a Kindle, you must have a valid Panther Card.  If you have any outstanding library fines or charges, you will not be allowed to check out a Kindle.

You are responsible for loss, theft, or damage to the Kindle and accessories. Do not leave the Kindle unattended. When returning the Kindle, make sure a staff member at the Circulation Desk checks the Kindle in and verifies that the equipment is in good working order. Do not return the Kindle to the book drops.

Loan Periods and Hours

All Kindles may be checked out for 7 days. A limited number may be on Reserve for a 7 day loan if a class has requested to do so.  Due to the limited number of Kindles available, they may not be reserved for individuals. They may be renewed if available.

Fines and Fees

Late return of Kindles is $1.00 per day.  These fines will be attached to your library record and may result in registration restrictions or the blocking of transcripts.

Users will be assessed a fine equal to the replacement cost if the Kindle is lost, stolen, or not returned. Damage charges will be assessed based on the actual repair cost. Replacement costs for the following will be:

  • USB cable $13.00
  • Power adapter $15.00
  • Slip cover $25.00

Downloading Materials

Each Kindle has eBooks that the College library purchased.  Any titles that you download to the Kindle will become the property of the Palm Beach State library. The library reserves the right to delete any titles. 

 

Kindle eBooks in the Library

For a list of e-Book titles check the LINCC catalog.  Limit your search to books.  You will find which Kindle has the title.

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Kindle-ize This Book

 

 

You can now click on a button at the left of an Amazon screen for a book that is NOT currently available for the Kindle. They will notify the publisher for you that there is demand for the book in a Kindle version.