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Old 09-21-2011, 11:38 AM   #226
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Jealous. It's not available here (San Francisco) yet.
What book do you want? I'll check it out and read it for you; then tell you how much you liked it.
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Old 09-21-2011, 11:43 AM   #227
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Old 09-21-2011, 11:45 AM   #228
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Just checked out a book on my Kindle 2!

No firmware updated needed, so I'm assuming the 3.3 update for Kindle 3's has something to do with the Wifi delivery.

Now I can hurry up and wait like the rest of the ebook borrowers.
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Old 09-21-2011, 11:49 AM   #229
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No firmware updated needed, so I'm assuming the 3.3 update for Kindle 3's has something to do with the Wifi delivery.
Could be. I have no idea when mine was updated. I only looked because someone wanted to know. For the most part, I pretty much ignore the updates and let them happen on their own.

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Old 09-21-2011, 11:49 AM   #230
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Also, once you borrow a book it show up under Manage You Kindle with a public library tag. Under actions you have the option to deliver to another device, purchase, download, return, and delete from library.
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Old 09-21-2011, 11:51 AM   #231
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Can you read it on more than 1 device at the same time and sync locations like a regular Kindle book?
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Old 09-21-2011, 11:55 AM   #232
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Can you read it on more than 1 device at the same time and sync locations like a regular Kindle book?
Yes and probably.
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Old 09-21-2011, 11:59 AM   #233
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So far, I haven't noticed anything special about these books. They act like any other Kindle book; only they're free and have a reading deadline.
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Old 09-21-2011, 12:32 PM   #234
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I got it! I got it! I'll forgive Overdrive and Amazon for not putting me first. This time.


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Old 09-21-2011, 12:35 PM   #235
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It's now available both in San Jose and San Francisco libraries. I am able to check out a book in SJ, but I'm having trouble checking out a book in SF. I tried twice but am not able to get to the Kindle screen. Now it says I have 2 items checked out, neither of which were successful.
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Old 09-21-2011, 12:41 PM   #236
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no longer true as of this morning. the riverside/san bernardino library system now has kindle books listed.
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Old 09-21-2011, 12:58 PM   #238
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Old 09-21-2011, 12:59 PM   #239
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no longer true as of this morning. the riverside/san bernardino library system now has kindle books listed.
It would seem that Amazon's love only lasts two days
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It would seem that Amazon's love only lasts two days
i suppose that's better than a one-night-stand!
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