[Libs-Or] kindle 4 non-touch

Buzzy Nielsen buzzy at hoodriverlibrary.org
Wed Mar 6 09:58:50 PST 2013

Hi Dan,

We also wipe our devices at checkin here, through the de-registration 
process, and include instructions for patrons to register the device 
using their own information. We do that for Kindles, Sony Readers, and 


Library Director
Hood River County Library District
502 State St
Hood River, OR 97031

On 03/06/2013 09:50 AM, Dunham, Charles wrote:
> Hi Dan,
> I don't know of any way to prevent users from changing settings or 
> adding/removing content. Instead, you may choose to restore factory 
> settings, re-register, and re-load your content (optionally using 
> Calibre <http://calibre-ebook.com/> software if the content is 
> DRM-free) after each check-in.
> If your concern is that users will purchase content with your Amazon 
> account, note that I was able to register a Kindle Paperwhite device 
> to Amazon and check out library ebooks without supplying any credit 
> card information. If you do need to supply a card number, perhaps you 
> could remove it later or replace it with one of several dummy numbers 
> used for card transaction tests.
> Charles Dunham
> 541 766-6965
> Adult Services Librarian
> Corvallis-Benton County Public Library <http://cbcpl.net/>

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