Children’s Services is happy to introduce circulating Kindles that come pre-loaded with children’s books. Kindles can be checked out for 14 days. They cannot be renewed or reserved. Stop by the Children’s Services Desk, or call us at 883-4400 Ext. 150, for more information. The Kindles are made possible by the Friends of the Port Washington Public Library.
Loan PolicyGuidelines for Borrowing & Use: As with any electronic device, use care when handling. – Kindles can only be checked out and returned at the Children’s Services Desk. – Do not use the book drop and do not return to other – Borrowers of Kindle must be at least 8 years old. – Kindles may be borrowed for 14 days, and may not be – Kindles can only be checked out by Port Washington Public Library card holders. – Kindles cannot be reserved. Fines & Liability: – Overdue fine is $1 per day – Borrower is responsible for costs associated with damage or loss of Kindle due to neglect or abuse. – Replacement cost is $185
Titles on the Kindles (Updated October 2016)
The Crossover by Alexander, Kwame
True Blue Scouts of Sugar Man Swamp by Appelt, Kathi
Hold Fast by Balliet, Blue
Anything but Typical by Baskin, Nora
El Deafo by Bell, Cece
Doll Bones by Black, Holly
Jinx by Blackwood, Sage
The War that Saved My Life by Bradley, Kimberly Brubaker
The Wild Robot by Brown, Peter
The Great Unexpected by Creech, Sharon
Bud, Not Buddy by Curtis, Christopher Paul
The Lemonade War by Davies, Jacqueline
Fort by DeFelice, Cynthia
Flora and Ulysses by DiCamillo, Kate
Raymie Nightingale by DiCamillo, Kate
Out of My Mind by Draper, Sharon
Under the Egg by Fitzgerald, Laura Marx
Beholding Bee by Fusco, Kimberly Newton
Fortunately the Milk by Gaiman, Neil
Joey Pigza Swallowed the Key by Gantos, Jack
Escape from Mr. Lemoncello’s Library by Grabenstein, Chris
New Kid by Green, Tim
Jackie and Me by Gutman, Dan
Among The Hidden by Haddix, Margaret Peterson
Running Out of Time by Haddix, Margaret Peterson
Hope is a Ferris Wheel by Herrara, Robin
Hoot by Hiaasen, Carl
The Fourteenth Goldfish by Holm, Jennifer
Fish in a Tree by Hunt, Lynda
The Abominables by Ibbotson, Eva
From the Mixed-up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler by Konigsburg, E.L.
Slacker by Korman, Gordon
Inside Out and Back Again by Lai, Thanhha
Savvy by Law, Ingrid
The Misadventures of the Family Fletcher by Levy, Dana Allison
Half a Chance by Lord, Cynthia
A Handful of Stars by Lord, Cynthia
Heat by Lupica, Mike
Rain Reign by Martin, Ann M.
The Julian Chapter: A Wonder Story by Palacio, R.J.
Pluto : A Wonder Story by Palacio, R. J.
Shingaling : A Wonder Story by Palacio, R.J.
Wonder by Palacio, R.J.
Hatchet by Paulsen, Gary
Pax by Pennypacker, Sara
West of Moon by Preus, Margi
The Lightning Thief by Riordan, Rick (Book 1 of The Olympians Series)
The Sea of Monsters by Riordan, Rick (Book 2 of The Olympians Series)
The Titan’s Curse by Riordan, Rick (Book 3 of The Olympians Series)
The Battle of the Labyrinth by Riordan, Rick (Book 4 of The Olympians Series)
The Last Olympian by Riordan, Rick (Book 5 of The Olympians Series)
The Mark of Athena by Riordan, Rick (Book 3 of The Heroes of Olympus)
Staff of Serapis by Riordan, Rick
Harry Potter and the Sorcere’s Stone by Rowling, J.K.
Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets by Rowling, J.K.
Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban by Rowling, J.K.
Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire by Rowling, J.K.
Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix by Rowling, J.K.
Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince by Rowling, J.K.
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows by Rowling, J.K.
Harry Potter and the Cursed Child by Rowling, J.K.
Esperanza Rising by Ryan, Pam Munoz
Fuzzy Mud by Sachar, Louis
Saving Kabul Corner by Senzai, N.H.
Bomb: The Race to Build and Steal the World’s Most Dangerous Weapon by Sheinkin, Steve
Counting by 7s by Sloan, Holly
Hokey Pokey by Spinelli, Jerry
Jake and Lily by Spinelli, Jerry
Stargirl by Spinelli, Jerry
Liar and Spy by Stead, Rebecca
When You Reach Me by Stead, Rebecca
Three Times Lucky by Turnage, Sheila
The Real Boy by Ursu, Anne
Wolf Hollow by Wolk, Lauren
Brown Girl Dreamimg by Woodson, Jacqueline
Titles on the Younger Children’s Kindles (Updated August 2015)
Fake Mustache by Angleberger, Tom
The One and Only Ivan by Applegate, Katherine
Frindle by Clements, Andrew
Because of Winn-Dixie by DiCamillo, Kate
Leroy Ninker Saddles Up by DiCamillo, Kate
The Year of Billy Miller by Henkes, Kevin
Odd, Weird & Little by Jennings, Patrick
Alvin Ho by Look, Lenore
The Willoughbys by Lowry, Lois
Waiting for the Magic by MacLachlan, Patricia
Marty McGuire by Messner, Kate
Titles on the Parenting Kindles (Updated August 2015)
Touchpoints: Birth to Three by Brazelton, T. Berry
Bringing Up Bebe by Druckerman, Pamela
How to Talk So Kids Will Listen and Listen So Kids Will
Talk by Faber, Adele
Solve Your Child’s Sleep Problems by Ferber, Richard
Ina May’s Guide to Childbirth, by Gaskin, Ina May
The Thinking Woman’s Guide to a Better Birth by Goer, Henci
The Happiest Baby on the Block by Karp, Harvey
The Happiest Toddler on the Block by Karp, Harvey
Unconditional Parenting: Moving from Rewards and Punishments to Love and Reason by Kohn, Alfie
What to Expect When You’re Expecting by Murkoff, Heidi
The No-Cry Sleep Solution by Pantley, Elizabeth
1-2-3 Magic: Effective Discipline for Children by Phalen, Thomas
Baby-Led Weaning by Rapley, Gill
The Baby Book by Sears, William
The Birth Partner by Simkin, Penny
Our Babies Ourselves by Small, Meredith
The Wonder Weeks by Van de Rijt, Hetty
Complete Book of Baby Names by Warren, Ellen