Kindle Your Fire for Reading: Check Out a Kindle Touch!

You’ve heard a lot about eBooks. You’re curious and wonder what all the fuss is about, but don’t really want to drop your hard-earned cash on a Kindle so you can find out. Now, you don’t have to. You can borrow a Kindle Touch from us to take home and try out. It’s simple; you check it out just like other library books. Yes. Really.

• You can find one in the catalog just like any other item. Search: kindle touch
• If your HCPL branch doesn’t have one on hand, you can request one online and pick it up when it arrives.
• You can use the Kindle to check out free eBooks from HCPL’s collection or download books available on
• You get to keep it for two weeks.
• All you need is an HCPL library card.

You say you wouldn’t even know where to start? Don’t worry. Each Kindle comes with a set of instructions that will have you downloading eBooks in no time. Of course, we’re here to help if you get stuck. Every HCPL branch has staff who can troubleshoot any issues that come up.

eBooks will never replace printed books, but they do have some advantages. You owe it to yourself to find out a little more about them and now you can for free.