e-Readers

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eReaders
The North Palm Beach Library has eReaders available for check out at the Circulation Desk.  Each eReader is pre-loaded with different categories, including best sellers, mysteries, fantasy, biographies, and more.  Taking one home is as simple as filling out and signing the Lending Policy and Agreement.
Frequently Asked Questions
Can I request a specific Kindle or Nook?

No, the Kindles and Nooks are preloaded with eBooks hand-picked by the Librarian to give you the "best of the best" in each eReader.

Can I add or delete books from the eReader?

No, you may not remove or add content.

Must I return the eReader to the North Palm Beach Library?
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Yes, you must return the eReader to the Circulation desk at the North Palm Beach Library. Do not place the eReader in the book drop.

I need help navigating the eReader. What should I do?

There is an instructional handout included in each Kindle and Nook carrying case.

Who do I call with questions?


You may call (561) 841-3383 and ask for reference.
E-Reader Lending Policy and Agreement
Guidelines for Borrowing and Use
  • KINDLE/NOOKS (eReaders) can only be checked out from and returned to the Circulation Desk. DO NOT USE THE BOOKDROP.
  • A valid North Palm Beach Public Library card AND a current photo ID must be present at the time of check out.
  • Borrowers must be in good standing with the Library, with a current address on file and no outstanding fines of $4.00 or more.
  • Borrowers must be eighteen (18) years or older. Borrowers must read, understand, and sign an agreement at the Circulation Desk in the presence of a Library staff member every time (s)he checks out a eReader.
  • The check out limit is one eReader per household.
  • eReaders may be borrowed for twenty-eight (28) days, and may not be renewed. The eReader must be returned fully charged.
Fines and Liability
  • Overdue fines are $0.25 per day.
  • The borrower is responsible for costs associated with damage or loss of the eReader and/or peripherals due to neglect or abuse.
Replacement Costs for Nooks and Accessories
  • Nook: $100.00
  • Case: $35.00
  • USB Cord: $10.00
  • Plug Adapter: $10.00
  • Carrying Bag: $10.00
Replacement Costs for Kindles and Accessories
  • Kindle: $119.00
  • Case: $30.00
  • USB Cord: $10.00
  • Plug Adapter: $10.00
  • Carrying Bag: $10.00
Proper Care and Use of eReaders
  • As with any electronic device, use care when handling.
  • The software and settings may not be altered, and nothing can be added or removed from the eReader's internal storage.