Borrowing eReaders for Kids!

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

Currently, we offer 7 Nook Simple Touch eReaders, 2 Kindle PaperWhite eReaders, 4 Kindle Basics and 4 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 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.  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 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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