Kindle Fire

Please note that compatibility for Kindle Fires is sometimes reached by a workaround, as not all library apps have been allowed into the Amazon App Store. 

Don't know what generation of Kindle Fire you have?  The 1st Generation have an orange "unlock" tab, or see this chart from Love My Fire.

Services available:
 What is it?
Versions compatible?
Audiobooks - books you listen to.  Mostly fiction & some popular nonfiction. App is actually the same version for regular Android tablets, so instructions are combined.
All - app in your Amazon App Store.
1st Gen - extra notes.
Cloud Library
eBooks - mostly fiction, some popular nonfiction. Bigger publishers & bestsellers.  Browse, checkout, and reading are all done inside the app.
2nd Gen & newer, with workaround.
Enki Library
eBooks - wide variety of fiction & nonfiction which also includes independent publishers & self-published books. Set up a reader app, then use the website to checkout & download a book.
All, with workaround to load Aldiko Reader.
Total Boox
eBooks - wide variety of fiction & nonfiction, large selection. No holds, checkouts do not expire. Browse, checkout, and reading are all done inside the app.
Any newer than the 2012 HD 8.9 version, app in your Amazon App Store.
Britannica E-STAX
Kids' nonfiction ebooks - no specific checkout, use as many books as you would like. Read in your browser, please note an offline use app is not available for Kindle Fires.

Storybooks - TumbleBooks & BookFlix
TumbleBooks & BookFlix are digital storybooks. No checkout, use as many books as you like. Books are viewed in browser so no apps or downloads of files.

Kindle Fire 1st Generation - now too old for some apps.

You'll note from above it can still use:
  • Enki ebooks - the Aldiko Reader app works well even on older devices.
  • OneClickdigital audiobooks - though definitely see this Older Android & Kindle Fire 1 notes page!  The search button in the app is no longer working for these devices, but you can still download & play books.
  • All 3 of the children's materials (E-STAX, storybooks).

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