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Old 11-17-2011, 09:52 AM   #1
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ereader for librrary books- is the lending period shorter for Kindle?

I am a slow reader. I have read that with the kindle and overdrive, you can only check ebooks out for 14 days at a time. Is this true? Do they have a 21 day setting too? My old sony ereader allowed me to check out books for 14 or 21 days depending on what I picked when checking the ebooks out. I am wondering if Kindle only lets yo check ebooks out for 14 days? If so than I will not get a kindle and will get the new sony ereader instead.

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Old 11-17-2011, 10:20 AM   #2
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It depends on your library. My libraries allow 7, 14, and 21 day loans; whether it's Kindle or EPUB.
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I haven't seen any differences in the lending period between the two formats. Like tubemonkey, I can choose 7, 14, and 21 days.
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My library allows for a 21 day loan period for Kindle books.
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Kindle eBooks can be borrowed for the same loan times as any other Overdrive eBook.It just depends on what the particular library allows. Some allow 7 or 14 days while others allow 7, 14 or 21 days.
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