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eReaders for Loan
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Broward County Libraries that lend eReaders:

The rules:

  • In order to borrow eReaders, customers must be 18 years of age or older.
  • Only one eReader may be checked out to a household at one time.
  • eReaders must be requested in person at the library they will be borrowed from.
  • They can only be picked up at libraries offering them.
  • Must be returned to the same library borrowed from.
  • No book drop returns.
  • Customers may not checkout an eReader if they have fines over $10.
  • Must provide current picture ID with address that matches library registration record.
  • Loan period is 3 weeks with the possibility of renewals, if there are no waiting lists.
  • Fines are $2 per day, if late.
  • Customer is responsible for full replacement cost and processing fees, if reader is damaged or not returned.
  • Collection agency is used as in other situations of non-payment.
  • Must be willing to spend time learning to use the device with a staff member prior to check-out (15 minutes).
  • eReaders come pre-loaded with books, new and classic, representing a variety of fiction genres and non-fiction, purchased with a grant from the Broward Public Library Foundation and funds from The Friends of Broward County Library; and selected by librarians.
  • Customers may request a book for download to the eReader from the OverDrive database.
  • At some locations, where funding is available, customers may request a book of their choosing be purchased and downloaded for them. Check with the particular library.
  • Customers may not download materials to eReaders.
eReaders: Kindle, Nook, Nook Color, Sony PRS 350, Sony PRS 505

eReaders that can be seen in the catalog at ALL libraries that have an “R” or reference designation are for staff training at this time. They will be available for circulation at all locations when staff training is completed.