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The Burritt Library now has kindles to loan!
Last Updated: May 2, 2013 URL: Print Guide RSS Updates

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The Kindles are Here

The library has just received its four new Kindle e-readers. They're loaded with great titles and ready to go!

The titles include classics and new titles from both popular fiction, non-fiction and bestsellers. 

Send your new title recommendations to Lynn Johnson-Corcoran.

Kindle E-book Reader


Can I borrow a Kindle?

Kindles are available for check out to currently enrolled CCSU students, faculty, and staff.

  • Kindles can be checked out for seven days with the option of one renewal

  • Kindles will not be loaned to patrons owing money for lost, missing, or damaged library materials or equipment

  • There is a $10 per day overdue fine for Kindles

  • Please RETURN the Kindle to the Circulation Desk inside the library, Kindles returned to the book drop will incur a fine of $25

*A copy of the full Kindle policy will be enclosed with each reader at checkout for your convenience.


How Can I Tell if a Kindle is Available for Check Out?

While it's not possible to reserve a Kindle, you can check to see if one is available here.

Getting Started and Troubleshooting

Amazon has some great tips and tricks for getting started, using, and troubleshooting the Kindle.

Connecting your Kindle to Wifi


    Recently Added E-book Titles

    If you have any suggestions for titles, let us know and leave a comment!

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    Almost Home - Kevin Ryan; Tina Kelley; Cory Booker (Foreword by)
    Call Number: HV4505 R798 2012 Kindle
    ISBN: 1118230477
    Publication Date: 2012-09-01
    Inside the lives of homeless teens—moving stories of pain and hope from Covenant House Almost Home tells the stories of six remarkable young people from across the United States and Canada as they confront life alone on the streets. Each eventually finds his or her way to Covenant House, the largest charity serving homeless and runaway youth in North America. From the son of a crack addict who fights his own descent into drug addiction to a teen mother reaching for a new life, their stories veer between devastating and inspiring as they each struggle to find a place called home

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    Telegraph Avenue - Michael Chabon
    ISBN: 0061493341
    Publication Date: 2012-09-11

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    No Easy Day - Mark Owen; Kevin Maurer
    ISBN: 0525953728
    Publication Date: 2012-09-04

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    Gone Girl - Gillian Flynn
    ISBN: 030758836X
    Publication Date: 2012-06-05

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