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How does Kindle Owners Lending Library work?

Last Updated: 6th May, 2020

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The Kindle Owner's Lending Library is one of the lesser known benefits of Amazon Prime where Kindle-owning Prime members can borrow a free ebook each month from a catalog of over 1.7 million titles. You can only borrow a book in the Kindle Owner's Lending Library from your Fire tablet or your Kindle.

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Subsequently, one may also ask, how do I use Kindle Owners Lending Library?

To borrow a book, Open the Amazon Kindle Store on your eReader, Fire tablet or Fire Phone, and from the Settings menu select Lending Library. You'll be presented with a range of genres, so select the one that takes your fancy. Then scroll down the list presented and tap the book you'd like to borrow.

Also, how many books can you borrow from Kindle lending library? If you join Prime, among many benefits you will have access to over 1 million books included in Kindle Owners' Lending Library, and be able to: borrow one – and only one – book per month, keep that book as long as you want – there are no due dates.

Furthermore, is Kindle Owners Lending Library free?

Kindle Owners' Lending Library. Kindle owners with Amazon Prime memberships can choose from thousands of books to read for free once a month from the Kindle Owners' Lending Library (KOLL).

Where is Kindle Owners Lending Library?

Kindle Owners' Lending Library was launched in November 2011, as a part of the Amazon Prime membership program.

There are three ways to find KOLL-eligible Kindle books on Amazon:

  1. Search the catalog of Prime-eligible books.
  2. Find KOLL books on search and browse pages.
  3. Check the details on product pages.

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Is Kindle lending library the same as Kindle Unlimited?

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Does Kindle lending library still exist?

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How much does it cost to buy a book on Kindle?

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How do you know if a book is lendable on Kindle?

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How many prime books can you borrow?

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How do I get library books on my Kindle Paperwhite?

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How do I lend a Kindle book to a friend?

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How do I access Kindle Owners Lending Library on my Kindle Paperwhite?

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Can I share Kindle Unlimited with family?

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Are all Kindle books on Kindle Unlimited?

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What is on Kindle Unlimited?

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How does the Kindle lending library work?

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Is Kindle Unlimited worth it?

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