Kindle eReaders Available for Checkout at Library

by on November 29th, 2012

The Iowa City Public Library is offering four Kindle eReaders for checkout starting Friday. The eReaders come preloaded with eBooks to read. This will allow patrons to have a hassle-free eReading experience. There are two eReaders loaded with popular Adult titles and two eReaders loaded with popular Children’s titles. Just search “Kindle” or “eReader” in our catalog at to see if one is available for check out.

ICPL Kindle eReaders Now Available:
• 3 week loan period
• $1.00 a day overdue fine
• Patrons may place holds
• Available for checkout to residents of Iowa City and areas covered by contracts for service (Hills, University Heights, and rural Johnson County).
• The eBooks on this device are limited to the titles preloaded on it. Other titles cannot be downloaded through OverDrive or Amazon.
• Some of the eReader’s functions, such as web browsing, have been disabled.

To check out a Kindle, visit the HELP Desk on the Library’s first floor.
For more information, contact: Brian Visser, Community Services Assistant, Iowa City Public Library, 319-887-6025.

Titles on Adult Kindles:

Fifty shades trilogy bundle (Fifty shades of Grey ; Fifty shades darker ; Fifty shades freed) / E. L. James — Gone girl / Gillian Flynn — Mad River / John Sandford — Winter of the world / Ken Follett — This is how you lose her / Junot Diaz — The round house / Louise Erdrich — Flight behavior / Barbara Kingsolver — The racketeer / John Grisham — Live by night / Dennie Lehane — The bone bed / Patricia Daniels Cornwell — A wanted man / Lee Child — A dance with dragons / George R. R. Martin — The perfect hope / Nora Roberts — The Inn at Rose Harbor / Debbie Macomber — Sleep no more / Iris Johansen — The hunger games trilogy (The hunger games ; Catching fire ; Mockingjay) / Suzanne Collins — The fault in our stars / John Green — Divergent / Veronica Roth — Reached / Ally Condie — Uglies / Scott Westerfeld — No easy day / Mark Owen — Killing Kennedy / Bill O’Reilly — Who I am / Pete Townshend — The end of your life book club / Will Schwalbe — Wild / Cheryl Strayed — Quiet / Susan Cain — In the garden of beasts / Erik Larson — Thinking fast and slow / Daniel Kahneman — Let’s pretend this never happened / Jenny Lawson — When I was a child I read books / Marilynne Robinson

Titles on Juvenile Kindles:

Cam Jansen: the mystery of the stolen diamonds / David Adler — The candy shop war / The case of the lost boy / Dori Hillestad Butler — Charlie and the chocolate factory / Roald Dahl — Coraline / Neil Gaiman — Curse of the thirteenth Fey / Jane Yolen — The Everything kids’ giant book of jokes, riddles, and brain teasers / Michael Dahl — The Everything kids’ science experiments book / Tom Robinson — Football genius / Tim Green — The giver / Lois Lowry — The hero’s guide to saving your kingdom / Christopher Healy — The Hobbit / J.R.R. Tolkien — The sinking of the Titanic / Lauren Tarshis — In a glass Grimmly / Adam Gidwitz — Ivy + Bean bundle set (Ivy + Bean ; Ivy + Bean and the ghost that had to go ; Ivy + Bean break the fossil record) / Annie Barrows — King George, what was his problem? / Steve Sheinkin — The magic thief / Sarah Prineas — Marty McGuire digs worms / Kate Messner — The maze of bones / Rick Riordan — Mutiny in time / James Dashner — My father’s dragon / Ruth Stiles Gannett — The one and only Ivan / Katherine Applegate — Out of the dust / Karen Hesse — The outcasts / John Flanagan — The phantom tollbooth / Norton Juster — Ramona the pest / Beverly Cleary — The ruins of Gorlan / John Flanagan — Tale of Despereaux / Kate DiCamillo– Tuck everlasting / Natalie Babbitt — Into the wild / Erin Hunter — Who was Abraham Lincoln? / Janet Pascal — Wildwood / Colin Meloy — Wonder / R.J. Palacio — The world according to Humphrey / Betty G. Birney — Judy Moody double-rare collection (Judy Moody predicts the future ; Judy Moody, M.D : the doctor is in ; Judy Moody declares independence) / Megan McDonald.

April Jo Harder
Public Relations Specialist
Iowa City Public Library

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