On Wednesday April 20, Amazon finally announced that its popular eReader the Kindle would now support “allow Kindle customers to borrow Kindle books from over 11,000 libraries in the United States.”

Read the full press release with more information from Amazon here

Kindle books will be available through the Portland Public Library’s ever popular Maine InfoNet Download Library in the near future.  Currently, we offer a wide selection of eBooks available for other eReaders, so give the Download Library a tour today!

If you’re more curious about the topic, here are some great insights by other librarians…
Questions we should be asking about Kindle Library Lending by Sarah Houghton-Jan
Some Questions for Overdrive and Amazon about the Kindle Lending Library by Bobbi Newman

Post by Teen Librarian Justin Hoenke on behalf of Jim Charrette and the City of Readers Team