Hi, I have a kindle, too. I think it might be possible if you set up an account for each kindle and then download the books to each individual kindle.. I had an idea - you could have a 'crime' kindle, or a 'romance' kindle or a 'thriller' kindle, or you could just download the same set of books onto each kindle, but you would have to purchase them separately each time. You can move books from one kindle to another, but I've only done this in the context of moving my books from my first kindle to my new upgraded second-hand kindle (thanks to my generous sister-in-law who gave me her kindle 4 when she upgraded to a Paperwhite). I had to register the new kindle to my account, and my sister-in-law had to de-register it before I could do so. I'd be interested to know how you get on. Laura Laura Wilkes LLB Hons. MCLIP Library and Knowledge Services Manager/Innovation Scout West Suffolk NHS Trust [log in to unmask] Tel. 01284 713112 My hours of work are Monday to Wednesday 9 to 5 and Thursday 9 to 2 Follow the Library on Twitter @wshlibrary ________________________________ From: UK medical/ health care library community / information workers [mailto:[log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of Burgess, Sam Sent: 04 December 2014 09:06 To: [log in to unmask] Subject: kindle question Hi - can anyone offer me any advice on the question below? (I have a kindle myself, but am not sure how to offer institutional access - or would they be better off setting up a new account or two?) "I have a patient's family who wish to donate money for equipment / service development on Dove Ward. It has been suggested that we purchase some Kindles and download books. Do you have any facilities to download books from Amazon or other sites, in the library, that could then be loaded onto the Kindles? This is the main obstacle in getting this off the ground." Thanks Sam Miss Sam Burgess BA(Hons) PGDip MCLIP Head Librarian Academy Library and Information Service Great Western Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust Great Western Hospital Marlborough Road Swindon Wiltshire SN3 6BB NB: As I am deaf, I do not use the telephone personally. But you can contact the Library on 01793 604593 / 6 [cid:image001.jpg@01D00FA3.A7185520] ________________________________ Great Western Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust Great Western Hospital Marlborough Road Swindon SN3 6BB Tel 01793 60 40 20 http://www.gwh.nhs.uk Register to become a member of the Trust at https://members.gwh.nhs.uk This message and any files transmitted with it are confidential and intended solely for the individual(s) addressed. If you believe you have received this e-mail in error, disclosing, copying, distributing or retaining this message, or any part of it, is strictly prohibited; please notify the sender immediately and delete it from your system. Any views or opinions presented are solely those of the author and do not necessarily represent those of Great Western Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. All messages sent by the Trust are checked for viruses but this does not, and cannot, guarantee that a virus has not been transmitted. The Trust accepts no liability for any damage caused by any virus transmitted with this e-mail.