Your public library offers MUCH more than books!!
Borrow just about anything from the Library of Things.
In addition to our long-held collection of Garden Tools, we now have shelves in the Main Reading Room containing indoor & outdoor games, and a broad selection of equipment for cooking, making music and recreational activities. Grandchildren visiting? Planning a party? Exploring a new hobby? Try before you buy!!
In the Library, you can browse the shelves for immediately-available items, or scan the easy-to-browse alphabetical catalog containing laminated pages with detailed descriptions of each item in the 3 categories (Games, Equipment, Cooking). Can't find it on the shelf? Place a hold! Not in our collection? Place a request!
To search from home in the online catalog: Enter Library of Things as a search term, or more specifically GAMES or EQUIPMENT (includes musical instruments & cooking equipment).
Below is a list of items in the Library of Things collection. Check our catalog for item information and availability: enter item name as search term, and filter results by Equipment in the Format option on the left side-bar.
- ARTS & CRAFTS
- LIGHT BOX for TRACING
- PORTABLE DRAWING EASEL
- YARN SWIFT
- YARN WINDER
- COOKING & BAKING SUPPLIES
CAKE PANS -- VARIETY of FORMS
BUNDT Quartet (9 cups) One 9-up non-stick bundt pan in four decorative shapes for attractive mini-cakes.
BUNDT Pan (12 cups) One 12-cup non-stick bundt pan.
SPRINGFORM CAKE PAN: 3 Piece Set
9-INCH ROUND TART PAN
CAKE DECORATING TIPS
- 12 MUFFIN PAN
- MINI MUFFIN PANS (2-PIECE SET)
- CANDY MOLDS (Various shapes) contains 8 silicone candy molds in 7 different styles: smiley faces, hearts, double hearts, dinosaurs, piggy faces, fashion accessories, and traditional cups.
- CAR MOLD contains 1 silicone mold depicting 8 styles of cars for baking cupcakes, making candy or gummies.
COOKIE CUTTERS - VARIOUS
- ANIMALS AND SPORTS COOKIE CUTTERS
- COOKIE PRESS
- HALLOWEEN COOKIE CUTTERS
- MULTI-SHAPE COOKIE CUTTERS
- LETTERS AND NUMBERS COOKIE CUTTERS
- SPRING COOKIE CUTTERS
- TRANSPORTATION COOKIE CUTTERS
- VALENTINE COOKIE CUTTERS
- WINTER COOKIE CUTTERS
OTHER COOKING SUPPLIES
- COOLING RACK
- FOOD DEHYDRATOR
- KNIFE SHARPENER: Includes carbide and ceramic sharpeners, as well as a diamond coated tapered rod for sharpening
- PASTA MAKER
- GAMES - BOARD GAMES & INDOOR GAMES
- 3-in-1 magnetic board: chess, backgammon, checkers
- 7 Wonders
- Apples to Apples
- Arkham Horror
- Bang!: the Wild West Game!
- Betrayal at House on the Hill Your fear will grow with each tile you place as you investigate a house filled with dreadful monsters and deadly secrets.
- Big Boggle: the world-famous 3-minute word game
- Blurt!: the hilarious on-the-go game of rapid word recall!
- Bob Ross: art of chill game
- Catan: trade, build, settle
- Cockroach poker
- Competition kitchen: a deliciously creative party game
- Covert In Covert, players take on the roles of spies working secretly to accomplish missions. Make your move. Don't let anyone stand in your way.
- Cranium: The game for your whole brain!
- Cribbage 3-player cribbage game! Box contains 1 cribbage board with 9 pegs (3 blue, 3 red, 3 green) and deck of playing cards and rule sheet.
- Deadwood 1876
- Double 12 dominoes
- Farkle: the classic dice-rolling, risk-taking game
- Fluxx: the card game with ever-changing rules
- A game of thrones: the board game
- A game of thrones: hand of the king : a whimsical game of wits for 2 to 4 players
- Giant Dominoes
- Gloom: the game of inauspicious incidents & grave consequences
- Go Go is a 2-player abstract strategy game in which players compete to occupy the most space on the board, while surrending the fewest stones.
- Harry Potter Hogwarts battle: a cooperative deck-building game
- Kill Doctor Lucky: the family board game of cold-blooded murder
- King of Tokyo
- Love letter: court the Royal Princess of Tempest
- Magnetic Chess, Backgammon, and Checkers
- Munchkin deluxe: kill the monsters, steal the treasure, stab your buddy
- One-Night Ultimate Werewolf: A fast game for 3-10 players where everyone gets a role: One of the dastardly Werewolves, the tricky Troublemaker, the helpful Seer or one of a dozen different characters, each with a special ability.
- Paint Chip Poetry: A game of color and wordplay.
- PARCHEESI: Each player tries to move 4 pawns from his/her Start circle to Home before the other player(s) get there.
- PASS THE PIGS: Party version of the game in which players attempt to rack up points by rolling the pig dice - but if they're not careful they might 'Pig Out' and lose all their points.
- Pente: Classic game of capture and 5-in-a-row.
- Pizza Party: Roll your dice and make the best slice!
- Punderdome: A card game for pun lovers.
- Root: A game of woodland might and right.
- Salem 1692: Hunt down the witches before you become one of them!
- Sheriff of Nottingham
- SKITTLE SKATTER: Playing Skittle Scatter is simple for players of all ages: toss your baton at the cluster of numbered pins (Skittles) to reach exactly 50 points without going over - Skittle Scatter is a fun mix of skill and luck!
- Skyjo: The goal is to collect as few points as possible over the course of several turns as after every round every player's points are counted and added to their score.
- Smallworld: A fun, zany, light-hearted civilization game in which 2-5 players vie for conquest and control of a board that is simply too small to accommodate them all.
- Splendor: Players take on the role of a rich merchant during the Renaissance.
- SPY ALLEY: From Mata Hari to James Bond, spies and secret agents have filled our imaginations. Now you get the chance to play spy and counter spy in a dark alley - Spy Alley. Deceptively simple and surprisingly intense, Spy Alley keeps you on the edge of your seat.
- Sushi Go
- The Mystery Mansion: A storytelling card game.
- The Hollow Woods: A storytelling card game.
- Ticket to Ride
- Tortuga 1667: The year is 1667 and you are a pirate sailing the waters of the Caribbean.
- Trash Pandas: The Raucous Raccoon Card Game
- QUORIDOR: Purpose of the game is to be the first player to reach the opposite side of the board. Your opponents are putting up fences to block your chances and slow you down. Can you find the shortest route in this game of mazes and madness?
- QWIRKLE: Players attempt to score the most points by building lines that share a common attribute, either color or shape.
- Zombie Dice
- GAMES - GIANT (Indoors & Outdoors)
- GIANT CONNECT FOUR: Complete setup for outdoor connect 4 in a handy carrying case.
- GIANT DOMINOS
- GIANT JENGA: Complete setup for a giant game of Jenga in a handy carrying case
- GIANT TIC TAC TOE
- GIANT YARDZEE & FARKLE: Set contains the equipment necessary to Yahtzee! or Farkle outside with friends! Rules include variations.
- GAMES - OUTDOOR
- BOCCE: Complete set of bocce balls in a handy carrying case! 90 mm balls in red and green with two marking patterns, a 1 1/2" pallino.
- CORNHOLE: Complete setup for cornhole / bean bag toss in a handy carrying case.
- DISC GOLF: Portable target for playing disc golf anywhere! Folds up and down for easy transport and storage. It also includes a carrying case to ensure everything stays organized. This set makes a great portable beach game, yard game, or backyard game.
- LADDERBALL: The object of the game is to toss your bola and have it wrap your bolas around the steps of the ladder.
- LAWN BOWLING: Suitable to play both European Skittle Ball or Classic Ten Pin games- this set is sure to provide hours of entertainment and make everyone feel like a winner!
- VOLLEYBALL & BADMINTON: Set contains the equipment necessary to play either volleyball or badminton. Assembly & rules sheet gives the basic rules of each game as well as terminology and violations.
- GARDEN TOOLS
- BULB PLANTERS
- CHILDREN'S TOOLS
- FOLDING SAW
- GRASS CLIPPERS
- HEDGE SHEARS
- LOPPERS & PRUNERS
- POST HOLE DIGGERS
- SNOW SHOVEL
- TREE TRIMMERS
- WATERING CAN
- HOME MAINTENANCE EQUIPMENT & TOOLS
- WAGON: Collapsible wagon with cover. 150 pound capacity. Not intended to transport children.
- LASER MEASURING DEVICE
- POWER DRILL
- TOOL KIT: Carrying case contains: 1 10' measuring tape ; 1 pair "combination" pliers ; 1 flathead screwdriver ; 1 Phillips head screwdriver ; 1 voltage tester ; 1 utility knife ; 1 8 oz hammer ; 1 8" adjustable wrench.
- WATTS UP?-Power Analyzer: Watts up? incorporates sophisticated digital electronics that enable precise and accurate measurements in an easy-to-use format. State-of-the-art digital microprocessor design utilizes high-frequency sampling of both voltage and current measurements for true power.
- GARMENT STEAMER
- INFRARED THERMOMETER
- FOLDING PLATFORM CART: great for moving!
- HYGROMETER: measures moisture content of wood
- MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS
- DJEMBE: Goblet Drum
- OTAMATONE: Eighth-note-shaped plastic and rubber electronic musical toy instrument. Specifications: ribbon controller; volume control and octave settings switches; octave settings in low/mid/hi; 3.5mm stereo jack output; 8 [omega] 0.5W audio speaker; red LED power light; weight 14.74 oz. including batteries.
- TABLE TOM DRUM
- UKULELE (Soprano)
- UKULELE (Tenor)
- MOOG THEREMIN
- MISCELLANEOUS FUN STUFF
- SKULL FACSIMILES: Homo erectus ; Homo heidelbergensis ; Homo rudolfensis ; Australopithecus africanus ; Homo sapiens. Accompanied by 3 laminated information sheets.
- SPORTS & OUTDOOR EQUIPMENT
- AIR COMPRESSOR
- BICYCLE PUMP: Includes 1 dual-valve floor pump, with sports needle and adaptor for inflatables. 160 PSI maximum pressure.
- BICYCLE REPAIR TOOLS: 16-in-1 tool includes 6 sizes of Allen wrencehs, 3 sizes of sockets, a slot-type screwdriver (flathead), a Phillips screwdriver, 3 sizes of flat wrences, a spoke wrench, and 3 tire pry bar tools.
- METAL DETECTOR: Search for all things metal! Requires 6 AA batteries (not included).
- SNOW BRICK MAKER
- MAKE A CASTLE MOLDS: molds to build castles in the snow or sand
- SNOWSHOES: Adult size
- SNOWSHOES: Youth size
- TENNIS RACKETS
- MAKEY MAKEY
- NO-CONTACT INFRARED THERMOMETER
- PORTABLE CD PLAYER
- SPHERO SPRK+
- WACOM TABLET
- SPORTS ACTION CAMERA: Professional 4K 25Fps & 2.7K 30Fps video with 12MP photos at up to 30 frames per second for incredible photos, which is 4 times the resolution of traditional HD cameras. Built-in Wi-Fi & HDMI, edit & share YOUR action in minutes. Just download App(smart DV) on your phone or tablet and connect with this action camera. Wi-Fi signal ranges up to 10 meters.
- DVD CLEANER
- Orion FunScope Astro Dazzle 4.5" Reflector Telescope: Find out more about our Reflector Telescope here.