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The Burritt Library now has kindles to loan!
Last Updated: Jan 9, 2017 URL: Print Guide RSS Updates

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The Kindles are Here

The library has four  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. 

Kindle E-book Reader


How 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

  • Borrowers are responsible for any damage, loss or theft of the Kindle and accessories while it is checked out to them, regardless of the circumstances. Total replacement cost:  $150 as follows:

    Kindle:  $80.00

    Cord:  $10.00

    Power Adapter:  $20.00

    Case:  $15.00

    *Non-refundable Processing fee: $25.00*

*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!

    Visit CentralSEARCH for the complete list of Kindle titles.

    Cover Art
    Wild - Cheryl Strayed
    ISBN: 0307592731
    Publication Date: 2012-03-20
    A powerful, blazingly honest, inspiring memoir: the story of a 1,100 mile solo hike that broke down a young woman reeling from catastrophe--and built her back up again.

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

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    Mockingjay - Suzanne Collins
    ISBN: 0545310601
    Publication Date: 2010-09-01
    Katniss Everdeen's having survived the Hunger games twice makes her a target of the Capitol and President Snow, as well as a hero to the rebels who will succeed only if Katniss is willing to put aside her personal feelings and serve as their pawn.

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    Good Omens - Neil Gaiman; Terry Pratchett
    ISBN: 0060853964
    Publication Date: 2006-02-28
    The world is going to end next Saturday, but there are a few problems--the Antichrist has been misplaced, the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse ride motorcycles, and the representatives from heaven and hell decide that they like the human race.

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    A Tale of Two Cities - Charles Dickens; George Woodcock (Contribution by); Hablot K. Browne (Illustrator)
    ISBN: 0140430547
    Publication Date: 1970-09-30
    Presents the classic tale of love, courage, and sacrifice set against the cataclysmic events of the French Revolution

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