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
- 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.MUFFIN PANSCANDY MOLDSCANDY 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
LETTERS AND NUMBERS COOKIE CUTTERS
OTHER COOKING SUPPLIES
KNIFE SHARPENER: Includes carbide and ceramic sharpeners, as well as a diamond coated tapered rod for sharpening
- GAMES - BOARD GAMES & INDOOR GAMES
3-in-1 magnetic board: chess, backgammon, checkers
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.
Competition Kitchen: a deliciously creative party game
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.
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
Gloom: the game of inauspicious incidents & grave consequences
Harry Potter Hogwarts Battle: a cooperative deck-building game
Kill Doctor Lucky: the family board game of cold-blooded murder
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.
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!
SKITTLE SKATTER: Playing Skittle Scatter is simple for players of all ages.
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: 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.
The Hollow Woods: A storytelling card game.
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.
- GAMES - GIANT (Indoors & Outdoors)
GIANT CONNECT FOUR: Complete setup for outdoor connect 4 in a handy carrying case.
GIANT JENGA: Complete setup for a giant game of Jenga in a handy carrying case
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.
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
- HOME MAINTENANCE EQUIPMENT & TOOLS
WAGON: Collapsible wagon with cover. 150 pound capacity. Not intended to transport children.
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.
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
- MISCELLANEOUS FUN STUFF
- SPORTS & OUTDOOR EQUIPMENT
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).
MAKE A CASTLE MOLDS: molds to build castles in the snow or sand
SNOWSHOES: Adult size
SNOWSHOES: Youth size
NO-CONTACT INFRARED THERMOMETER
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.
Orion FunScope Astro Dazzle 4.5" Reflector Telescope: Find out more about our Reflector Telescope here.