Borrowing eReaders for Kids!

We're excited to offer 18 eReaders for check out in the Children's Room!

Currently, we offer 7 Nook Simple Touch eReaders, 2 Kindle
         PaperWhites, 6 Kindle Basics and 6 Kindle Fire tablets. 

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, Kindle Basic 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 any of our 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.  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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