Kindles

We offer Kindles for both Teens and Adults, and we have 6 devices for each. Both are loaded with NYT Bestsellers, and the Teen devices also include a large variety of classic novels.

Borrowing Policy

  • Patrons aged 18 or older with a Lancaster County library card in good standing can check out Kindles.  Holds from other libraries will not be honored.
  • For Teen Kindles, patrons aged 13 or older with a Lancaster County library card in good standing can check out Teen Kindles.  Holds from other libraries will not be honored.
  • The loan period will be 7 days with no renewals.
  • Overdue fines will be $1.00 a day.
  • Failure to return Kindle items within 4 weeks after the original due date will result in a charge to the library cardholder’s account of $250 for the Kindle and accessories, and $15.00 for a processing fee.
  • Holds placed on a Kindle must be picked up within three business days of patron notification.

When Returning a Kindle

When returning a Kindle the borrower must:

  • Return the Kindle to the circulation desk during normal library business hours.  Kindles cannot be returned in the library book drops.
  • Return all 5 items (Kindle plus 4 accessories) to the circulation desk at the same time.  Failure to return any of the 4 items will result in a charge to the cardholder’s account for the replacement cost of the material(s) and a $15 processing fee.

 

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