Stories tagged with: Amazon Kindle

September 24, 2012 - 11:09am
1 year 43 weeks ago

While libraries around the state explore the new e-readers the John McIntire Library is one of the first to loan out the devices.

Starting Monday, customers can checkout the Kindle Touch. The five devices are preloaded with five titles. Each Kindle is a different genre including romance, sizzling romance, inspirational fiction, mystery and science fiction. Right now the Kindles are only available at the John McIntire Library.

"You cannot place holds on them and they are...

July 25, 2012 - 5:30pm
1 year 51 weeks ago

The Muskingum County Library System is looking to bring reading into the 21st century with a new initiative involving electronic readers.

Wednesday all 55 library staff members at the six Muskingum County Library locations underwent training for both the Amazon Kindle and the Barnes & Noble Nook tablets.

Library Assistant Director Blair Tom said the goal is to be able to help customers take advantage of the increasingly popularity of electronic and audio books.

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