Good news for Kindle owners!

By Anne L. RSS Thu, April 21, 2011

Public libraries, including the Free Library, have long been stymied that the ebooks we offer were not usable on Kindles. This was an industry issue that we ourselves were not able to resolve. So we were surprised and thrilled to learn yesterday that Amazon, which sells Kindles, and OverDrive, currently the major supplier of ebooks to public libraries, announced that will change later this year. Dubbed the "Kindle Library Lending program," Kindle customers will be able to borrow eBooks from public libraries. Details are still limited, but according to an OverDrive statement, our "existing collection of downloadable eBooks will be available to Kindle customers."  This means that Kindle owners will be able to check out a title with their library card "and then select Kindle as the delivery destination."  We will keep you posted as to when this change will occur!




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This is wonderful news. I can't wait for the lending program to start!
Camille - Olney
Thursday, April 21, 2011

I'm even more glad I bought a Kindle! I love it and I love the Library!
Maureen - South Philadelphia
Thursday, April 21, 2011

One super-excited Kindle owner (and FLP library patron) here!
Yasmin -
Thursday, April 21, 2011

This indeed a smart move for industry leader to expand their influence by allow free ebook exit in their system.
Neo - OKC
Tuesday, June 28, 2011

Any update on the Kindle issue?
KAny new news on as Breslin - Roxborough
Sunday, August 14, 2011

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Jason - Philadelphia
Saturday, August 20, 2011

Last comment here was in August. Can we please get an update on this? Thank you.
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Tuesday, November 15, 2011

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