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KINDLE/NOOK E-Readers
The North Palm Beach Library now has Nook & Kindle e-Readers available for check out at the circulation desk.  Each e-Reader is pre-loaded with different categories, including best sellers, mystery, fantasy/horror 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/Nook?

No, the Kindle/nooks are preloaded with e-Books hand-picked by the Librarian to give you the “Best of the best” in each Kindle/Nook.  

Can I add or delete books from the Kindle/Nook?

No, you may not remove or add content.

Must I return the Kindle/Nook to the North Palm Beach Library?

Yes, you must return the Kindle/Nook to the circulation desk at North Palm Beach Public Library.  Do not place the Kindle/Nook in the book drop.

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I need help navigating the Kindle/Nook. What should I do?

There is an instructional handout included in each Kindle/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 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 checkout.
  • 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 18 years old or older. Borrowers must read, understand, and sign this agreement at the Circulation Desk in the presence of a library staff member every time (s)he checks out a Kindle/Nook.
  • The check out limit is one e-reader per household
  • The Kindle/Nook may be borrowed for 14 days, and may not be renewed. The Kindle/Nook must be returned fully charged.

Nook Fines and Liability

  • The overdue fine is $2.00 per day.
  • The borrower is responsible for costs associated with damage or loss of NOOK and/or peripherals due to neglect or abuse.
    • NOOK $ 100.00
    • USB Cord $ 10.00
    • Plug Adapter $ 10.00
    • Case $ 35.00
    • Carrying Bag $10.00


KINDLE Fines and Liability

  • The overdue fine is $2.00 per day.
  • The borrower is responsible for costs associated with damage or loss of Kindle and/or peripherals due to neglect or abuse.

  • KINDLE $ 119.00
  • USB Cord $ 10.00
  • Plug Adapter $ 10.00
  • Case $ 30.00
  • Carrying Bag $10.00

Proper Care and Use


  • 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 Kindle/Nook’s internal storage. 


Kindle/Nook Lending Agreement

I agree:

  • To abide by North Palm Beach Public Library’s Kindle/Nook lending guidelines as stated above.
  • To pay an overdue fine as stated above if returned late.
  • To pay full repair and/or replacement costs should the Kindle/Nook or any peripherals be stolen, lost, not returned or damaged.