Kindle Readers can soon borrow books from over 11,000 local public libraries, and without late fees!
Borrowed books can be read on all generations of Kindle and free Kindle reading apps. Kindle reading apps are currently available for:
– Android device,
– iPod touch,
– Windows Phone,
– Windows and
– Mac computers.
If a Kindle book is checked out again or that book is purchased from Amazon, all of a customer’s annotations and bookmarks will be preserved.
Amazon is working with OverDrive, the leading provider of digital content solutions for over 11,000 public and educational libraries in the United States, to bring a seamless library borrowing experience to Kindle customers.
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