Borrowing eReaders for Kids!

We're excited to offer eReaders for check out in the Children's Room!

Currently, we offer 6 Nook Simple Touch eReaders and will be adding more Nooks, Kindle PaperWhite eReaders, and Kindle Fire tablets to our circulating collection in the coming months. 

See a Children's Room Librarian today to check out a device!

Frequently Asked Questions

Who may borrow an eReader?

E-readers are available to children ages 16 and older and adults of Haverford Township who have a valid library card and whose accounts are in good standing.

What books are available on the eReader?

The eReader comes preloaded with a selection of titles purchased by the library.  We are always adding books to this list so selections will continue to change and grow every month.  

How long may I borrow an eReader?

Three weeks - Checkout times on e-readers are the same as they are for a book.

How do I check-out an eReader?

All check outs of Children’s Nook Simple Touch, Kindle Paperwhite and Kindle Fire are through the Children’s Room Desk and are first come, first served.

May I renew my eReader?

No. At this time renewals for the Children’s Nook Simple Touch eReaders are not available.

May I add my own book selections to the eReader?

No, at this time you may not add your own book selections to the eReader.  Please do not attempt to download your own books or alter library book selections in any way.

May I add my own book selections to the eReader?

No, at this time you may not add your own book selections to the eReader.  Please do not attempt to download your own books or alter library book selections in any way.  If you attempt to deregister any device, ,your borrowing privileges of eReaders will be revoked.

Where do I return the eReader?

Return your eReader inside the library to a Children’s Librarian. eReaders must NOT be returned in the book bins or at the Main Circulation Desk.

Do overdue fees apply to my eReader loan?

Yes.  Overdue fines will be charged at a rate of $1 a day.

What are the fees if I damage or lose the eReader or accessories?

Replacement fees for damaged or lost items are as follows: $99 for the Nook Simple Touch, $149 for a Kindle Paperwhite, $199 for a Kindle Fire, $25 for the protective case, $10 for the adapter, and $9 for the USB cord.

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eReader Content

Nooks 1 & 2 - Award Winners


A Single Shard

Linda Sue Park

A Year Down Yonder

Richard Peck

Al Capone Does My Shirts

Gennifer Choldenko

Because of Winn-Dixie

Kate DiCamillo

Bomb: The Race to Build—and Steal—the World’s Most Dangerous Weapon

Steve Sheinkin

Bud, Not Buddy

Christopher Paul Curtis

Claudette Colvin: Twice Toward Justice

Phillip Hoose

Criss Cross

Lynn Rae Perkins

Cross of Lead (Crispin), The


Dark Emperor and Other Poems of the Night

Joyce Sidman

Dead End in Norvelt

Jack Gantos

Dear Mr. Henshaw

Beverly Cleary

Ella Enchanted

Gail Carson Levine

Evolution of Calpurnia Tate, The

Jacqueline Kelly

Giver, The

Lois Lowry

Graveyard Book, The

Neil Gaiman

Great Gilly Hopkins, The

Katherine Paterson

Heart of a Samurai

Margi Preus

Higher Power of Lucky, The

Susan Patron


Lois Sacher


Carl Hiaason


Cynthia Kadohata

Moon Over Manifest

Clare Vanderpool

Mostly True Adventures of Homer P. Figg, The

Rodman Philbrick

Mr. Popper’s Penguins

Florence Atwater

One and Only Ivan, The

Katherine Applegate

One Crazy Summer

Rita Williams-Garcia

Penny from Heaven

Jennifer Holm


James Barkley

Splendors and Gloom

Laura Amy Schlitz

Tale of Despereaux, The

Kate DiCamillo

Three Times Lucky

Sheila Turnage

Turtle in Paradise

Jennifer Holm

Wednesday Wars, The

Gary Schmidt

Westing Game, The

Ellen Raskin

When You Reach Me

Rebecca Stead

Where the Mountain Meets the Moon

Grace Lin


Jerry Spinelli

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Nooks 3 & 4 - Popular Series


Adventures of Super Diaper Baby, The

Dav Pilkey

The Adventures of Super Diaper Baby

Super Diaper Baby #2: The Invasion of the Potty Snatchers

Allie Finkle

Meg Cabot

#1 Moving Day

#2 The New Girl

#3 Best Friends and Drama Queens

Artemis Fowl

Eoin Colfer

Big Nate and Friends

Lincoln Pierce

Dork Diaries

Rachel Renee Russell

# 1 Tales from a Not-So-Fabulous Life

#2 Tales from a Not-So-Popular Party Girl

#3 Tales from a Not-So-Talented Pop Star

Flat Stanley

Jeff Brown

Flat Stanley: His Original Adventure

Stanley, Flat Again!

Stanley in Space

Invisible Stanley

His Dark Materials

Philip Pullman

The Golden Compass

The Subtle Knife

The Amber Spyglass

Hunger Games, The

Suzanne Collins

The Hunger Games

Catching Fire


Ivy + Bean

Annie Barrows

Ivy + Bean

Ivy + Bean and the Ghost That Had to Go

Ivy + Bean Break the Fossil Record

Ivy + Bean Take Care of the Babysitter

Ivy + Bean Bound to be Bad

Ivy + Bean Doomed to Dance


Philip Reeve




Magic Tree House

Mary Pope Osbourne

#1 Dinosaurs Before Dawn

#2 The Knight at Dawn

#3 Mummies in the Morning

#4 Pirates Past Noon

Middle School

James Paterson

Middle School: The Worst Years of My Life

Middle School: Get Me Out of Here!

Missing, The

Margaret Peterson Haddix





My Weird School

Dan Gutman

#1 Miss Daisy is Crazy

#2 Mr. Klutz is Nuts

#3 Mrs. Roopy is Loopy

#4 Ms. Hannah Is Bananas

Mysterious Benedict Society

Trenton Lee Stewart

The Extraordinary Education of Nicholas Benedict (prequel)

The Mysterious Benedict Society

The Mysterious Benedict Society and the Perilous Journey

The Mysterious Benedict Society and the Prisoner’s Dilemma

Percy Jackson & The Olympians

Rick Riordan

The Lightning Thief

The Sea of Monsters

The Titan’s Curse

The Battle of the Labyrinth

The Last Olympian

Rainbow Magic: The Jewel Fairies

Daisy Meadows

#1 India the Moonstone Fairy

#2 Scarlett the Garnet Fairy

#3 Emily the Emerald Fairy

#4 Chloe the Topaz Fairy

#5 Amy the Amethyst Fairy

#6 Sophie the Sapphire Fairy

#7 Lucy the Diamond Fairy


Wendelin Van Draanen

#1 Secret Identity

#2 Attack of the Tagger

#3 Meet the Gecko

#4 Enemy Spy

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Nooks 5 & 6 - Classics


Adventures of Robin Hood, The

Howard Pyle

Alice in Wonderland Through the Looking Glass

Lewis Carroll

Anne of Green Gables

L. M. Montgomery

Around the World in 80 Days

Jules Verne

Black Beauty

Anna Sewell

Borrowers, The

Mary Norton

Call of the Wild

Jack London

Charlie and Chocolate Factory

Roald Dahl

Complete Wizard of Oz

L. Frank Baum

Dr. Dolittle

Hugh Lofting

Ella Enchanted

Gail Carson Levine

From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler

E.L. Konigsburg

Gulliver’s Travels

Jonathan Swift

Half Magic

Edward Eager

Indian in the Cupboard, The

Lynne Reid Banks

James and the Giant Peach

Roald Dahl

Jungle Book, The

Rudyard Kippling

Lion the Witch and the Wardrobe, The

C.S. Lewis

Little Women

Louisa May Alcott


Roald Dahl

Misty of Chincoteague

Marguerite Henry

Mouse and the Motorcycle, The

Beverly Cleary

Peter Pan

J.M. Barry

Phantom Tollbooth, The

Norton Juster

Ramona the Pest

Beverly Cleary

Secret Garden, The

Frances Hodgson Burnett

Swiss Family Robinson, The

Jonathan David Wyss

Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing

Judy Blume

Three Musketeers, The

Alexandre Dumas

Through the Looking Glass

Lewis Carroll

Treasure Island

Robert Louis Stevenson

Tuck Everlasting

Natalie Babbitt

Wind in the Willows

Kenneth Grahame

Wrinkle in Time, A

Madeline L’Engle

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