Kindle Lending Policy


Libby Memorial Library is pleased to announce that we now have pre-loaded Kindle Fire e-readers available for the visually impaired! We also will have pre-loaded Kindle Fire e-readers available for our other patrons as well. There are two of each Kindle. To be able to check out a Kindle a patron has to be a year-round resident and have a card in good standing.

Contents for the Kindle Fires for use by our visually impaired patrons are:

Kindle1 – has 10 pre-loaded mystery titles
Kindle2 – has 10 pre-loaded classic titles

Contents on the other Kindle Fires will have 6 pre-loaded newer released titles each.
Kindle 3 and Kindle 4 (titles listed are on both Kindles and will change quarterly):

Available titles:

  1. Gone Girl – Gillian Flynn
  2. The Supremes at Earl’s All-You-Can-Eat – Edward Kelsey Moore
  3. Inferno – Dan Brown
  4. The Hit – David Baldacci
  5. A Mind to Murder – P.D. James
  6. The Boy in the Suitcase – Kaaberbol/Friis


  1. Loan period is two weeks
  2. Limit: 1 Kindle/person
  3. NO renewals!
  4. Late fee is $3.00 a day
  5. The Kindle must be returned to a staff member at the circulation desk. DO NOT PLACE IN THE EXTERIOR BOOK DROP. Due to the fragility of a Kindle, if it is found returned in the book drop, the user will be charged a $25 fine.
  6. Holds are allowed, but limited to two days.
  7. The use of the e-reader is restricted to the content that is pre-installed. Downloading additional content of any kind is strictly prohibited. If it is found, while checking the Kindle when returned to the Library, that additional content has been downloaded, the patron will be charged for this content and restricted from borrowing the Kindle in the future.
  8. Patron is responsible for any damage, loss of theft of the Kindle while it is checked out to them.
  9. Do no leave the Kindle unattended.
  10. Do not loan the Kindle out to a third party.
  11. Keep the Kindle away from water or any other sources of harm.
  12. Replacement fees:
    Lost or damaged
    Processing Fee –                                   $ 10.00
    Protective sleeve and case –                 $ 20.00
    Adapter –                                               $ 20.00
    Total replacement cost                         $209.99
  13. All components must be present upon return of the Kindle to consider the Kindle “checked in”.
  14. Fines will be paid at the Circulation Desk.