Checkout an eReader

The Library has twenty Kindle Paperwhite eReaders loaded with dozens of titles from a variety of genres including bestsellers, mystery, youth, teen, and nonfiction. By checking out an eReader, you will have a small library in your pocket all on one portable device. Other advantages of checking out an eReader include the capability of adjusting text size to large print, managing brightness settings for nighttime or daylight reading, or even keyword search a title for plot or character instances.

eReaders ImageLibrary patrons of all ages with a valid Palatine Public Library card (no fines over $5.00 or expired cards) may checkout an eReader for three weeks. eReaders may be reserved in advance and renewed. All eReaders are available for checkout at the Reader’s Assistance Desk on the first floor at the Main Library. All eReaders must be returned to the Reader’s Assistance Desk.

For questions or to reserve an eReader, call (847) 358-5881 ext. 132, or stop by the Reader’s Assistance Desk. 

Search for titles by genre on the Kindle eReaders: 

Bestsellers               Teen

Romance                 Youth

Mystery                    Nonfiction


Replacement costs:

  • Kindle Paperwhite: $140
  • Micro/USB Cable: $10
  • Power Adapter: $20