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OSU faculty, staff and students may check out kindles for 2 weeks

The Valley Library has 5 Kindle Voyages (6 in. screen) and 1 Kindle DX (9.7 in. screen). Each Kindle comes with our entire Kindle eBook library preloaded. In addition, you can request up to two more titles from Amazon's Kindle store.

Request a Kindle


  • 2-week checkout. No renewals.
  • Once notified by email you have 3 days to pick up your Kindle request at Circulation.
  • Currently available only to OSU faculty, staff and students.
  • We can’t put our Kindle books on your personal Kindle because of Amazon restrictions.
  • In order to submit a Kindle request, you must not have a current hold placed on either Kindle type or have a Kindle checked out.
  • See the Ebooks for eReaders LibGuide to find out how to access the public library’s eBooks and OSU’s non-Kindle eBooks on Kindles.

What is the Kindle?

The Kindle is a gadget, created by Amazon, that allows you to read e-books and other digital media. It's about the size of a paperback book and holds up to 3,500 titles. It uses an innovative "electronic paper" display that is easy to read and easy on the gadget's battery life.

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