|

Amazon announces Kindle Library Lending

Consumer Reports News: April 20, 2011 01:06 PM

Find Ratings blob logo

Amazon today revealed that Kindle owners will have free access to borrowing e-books from over 11,000 libraries later this year, eliminating a major reason not to buy a Kindle. Other e-book readers, including Barnes & Noble's nook line, have long been offering this feature.

Library Lending will work with all generations of Kindles as well as with the Kindle reading apps, which are available on the Android, iPad, iPod touch, iPhone, PC, Mac, BlackBerry, and Windows Phone devices. And conveniently, all your annotations and bookmarks are saved if check an e-book out again or buy it from Amazon.

As for timing, look for the Kindle Library Lending to arrive “later this year.”

Carol Mangis

   

Find Ratings blob logo

E-book readers Ratings

View and compare all E-book readers ratings.

E-mail Newsletters

FREE e-mail Newsletters! Choose from cars, safety, health, and more!
Already signed-up?
Manage your newsletters here too.

Electronics & Computers News

Connect

and safety with
subscribers and fans

Follow us on:

Cars

Cars New Car Price Report
Find out what the dealers don't want you to know! Get dealer pricing information on a new car with the New Car Price Report.

Order Your Report

Mobile

Mobile Get Ratings on the go and compare
while you shop

Learn more