Our Amazon Fire tablets are now available for checkout! These high-performance, lightweight tablets are packed with a large collection of popular adult and teen eBooks. Fountaindale cardholders ages 18 years and older can check out both the adult and teen Fire tablets for three weeks from the 2nd Floor Service Desk. Fountaindale teens in grades 6–12 are also able to check out the teen Fire tablets.
Our adult Fire tablets are preloaded with the latest and greatest fiction and nonfiction including James Patterson’s The Russian, Rachel Hawkins’ The Wife Upstairs, Viet Thanh Nguyen’s The Committed and Barack Obama’s A Promised Land. With over 100 titles at your fingertips, you’re sure to find your next great read!
The teen Fire tablets include titles from some of our favorite authors—Holly Black, Elizabeth Acevedo, Angie Thomas and many more. Binge read Leigh Bardugo’s Shadow and Bone series before the Netflix TV series premiere, delve into Karen M. McManus’ latest thriller Cousins or check out Concrete Rose—Angie Thomas’ prequel to her bestselling novel The Hate U Give.
The tablets are also preloaded with our premier digital platforms, including OverDrive/Libby, hoopla, cloudLibrary, Axis 360, PressReader, Kanopy, Freegal Music and more! Just log in to each app using your library barcode number and PIN or email address and password to access all our great digital content including books, audiobooks, magazines, music, movies and more.
These tablets also have some great accessibility features. Increase font size, access screen readers, turn on high contrast text and more. One of our favorite features, the VoiceView Screen Reader, allows the tablet to read text out loud when enabled.
Visit our equipment collection page for more information about our tablet borrowing procedures, and then place one on hold using our catalog or stop by the 2nd Floor Service Desk to check one out today.