Library of Things

The Library is not just books anymore! Check out our Library of Things. All items in the Library of Things can be borrowed for 2 weeks, are not renewable and not holdable. Full details are available at the Library.
Patrons must be 18 or over with a current photo ID and their own valid library card. Complete policy will be given at time of first checkout of a Library of Things item.

Library of Things Policy

Orion StarBlast Telescope

The Starblast is a 4.5 inch reflector telescope mounted on an altazimuth base. The telescope should be used on a stable, sturdy table. Children under 18 must be supervised by an adult while using the telescope. Never look at the sun with any optical instrument or permanent eye damage could result. The library is not liable for any injuries incurred as the result of telescope use.

Mobile HotSpot

A Mobile HotSpot is a portable wifi device giving you internet access wherever you need it. Great for vacations, camping or business trips. Each unit supports up to 10 devices.

Native American Drums

We have one 12 inch Deer hide drum and two 14 inch buffalo hide drums. Each drum is made with a painted maple hoop with cross bar weaving. Each drum comes with a beater. These drums are fine musical instruments, not toys. Adult supervision is required

Cake Pans

We offer a variety of novelty and character Wilton cake pans in various sizes and shapes. Great for holidays, birthdays, graduation & more! Cake pans must be hand washed.

Launchpads

Launchpad tablets are pre-loaded with learning games with various themes. Designed for specific learning levels, ages 3-5, 5-7, 8-10, and 10+. We even have 1 for adults, Brain Games! Recommended for children over the age of 3. Launchpad must be fully charged before return.

Pocket Magnifier

LED illuminated 3.5x pocket magnifier with a lens measuring 2.9 in. x 1.9 in. High-powered, long-life LED light bulb. Operates on 3 AAA Batteries (not included).

Bocce Set

Bocce, also known as Italian lawn bowling, is one of the most widely played games in the world and is one of the oldest lawn or yard games. The game is simple, can be played by people of all ages and skill levels. Bocce balls are heavy. Adult supervision is required.

Weekender Bags

Weekender bags contain books, movies, music and more depending on the theme. Camping even has binoculars and cards!

Ukulele

We have 3 Kala Ukuleles available to borrow. The ukulele is easier to learn than the guitar and other stringed instruments. Its soft nylon strings are gentler on your fingertips. The ukulele can be played by anyone, young or old. These are fine musical instruments, not toys. Adult supervision is required

Sewing Machine

We have 3 Singer Sewing Machines. Create original costumes, sew personalized fashions or transform your home with new decorator pillows and curtains. With the SINGER Sewing Assistant App, help is available to help you learn how to set up to sew various fabrics and techniques. Adult supervision required.

Finger Piano

The Kalimba (also known as finger or thumb piano) is an African musical instrument consisting of a wooden board with attached staggered metal tines, played by holding the instrument in the hands and plucking the tines with the thumbs. We have 2 Finger Pianos available for checkout.

Melody Harps

So, you want to play a musical instrument but have never had lessons or you don’t think you are musically inclined? Simply slide a song sheet under the strings and pluck the string above each printed note. It’s that easy! The Melody Harp is truly one of the world’s easiest and fun musical instruments to play. We have 2 Melody Harps available for checkout.

Parachute

Parachute games encourage cooperative, non-competitive play and reinforce turn-taking and sharing. When children work together to make the parachute billow, they also refine perceptual motor skills and develop a sense of rhythm. Parachutes are a lot of fun for both children and adults to play with, especially in large, grassy areas in the summertime.

Tumbling Timbers

Giant stacking wooden blocks party game. Game starts with 19 levels of timbers 2.5-feet tall (can grow to over 5-feet while playing). Perfect for indoor or outdoor events such as parties, BBQ’s, tailgating, group events, camping and much more. Provides fun for the whole family, anyone can play! Adult Supervision is required

Kill a Watt Electricity Usage Monitor

Find out what appliances are actually worth keeping plugged in. Simply connect your appliances to the Kill A Watt®, and it will assess how efficient they really are. You can calculate your electrical expenses by the day, week, month, even an entire year. We have 2 electricity usage monitors available for checkout

MiniTemp Infrared Thermometer

Portable IR thermometers have become indispensable tools for automotive troubleshooting and diagnostics. Quick non-contact temperature measurements make it easy to spot cooling system faults, identify engine misfires, check for proper A/C performance, verify catalytic converter operation and much more. Runs on a 9V Alkaline battery (not included).

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