Dec 28, 2012

Help with Kindle?

Simone of Spring Lake asked, "I got a Kindle for Christmas to read e-editions of books. I think I'll love it, but I don't know how to really use it. Is there someone in the area who can teach me?"


There are, in fact, classes at both of the area's public libraries. Both also offer personal help for Kindles and many other electronic devices.

Visit Spring Lake District Library, 123 E. Exchange St., and ask their friendly staff for help on how to use your new Kindle, and for downloading books and magazines. Some are free!

Click here to see the Spring Lake library's "e-books and e-audio" page with lots of resources.

Loutit District Library offers free one-on-one half-hour sessions with a reference librarian. They are knowledgeable about most kinds of e-readers. Call the library's Adult Information Desk at 616-842-5560, ext. 214, to set up an appointment.

The staff at the Grand Haven library, 407 Columbus Ave., will also help you learn how to download free library e-books and magazines.

For upcoming classes at Spring Lake District Library, check out their website calendar by clicking here.

The library is hosting a "Downloading eBooks" class on Jan. 25.

For upcoming classes at Loutit District Library, click here to see their online calendar.

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