In September we told you about the beta test of Amazon’s public library lending system. Now they’ve rolled out another lending system for Kindle owners with Amazon Prime accounts.
The system is simple. Amazon has roughly 5,000 books available for check out (including quite a few best sellers like Water for Elephants, The God Delusion, The Hunger Games Trilogy, and more). You can check out one book at a time with no due date. Keep it on your Kindle for as long as you wish; you only lose access to it when you check out a new book.
The Lending Library is free but only available for Kindle owners with an Amazon Prime account. Hit up the link below to read more and see their step-by-step guide to getting the free books onto your Kindle.
Kindle Owner’s Lending Library [Amazon]
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- Published 11/3/11