Unexpected Finds at the Library
We offer a number of non-media items for checkout for registered card holders. To borrow any of the items from this list, your account needs to be current with no overdue or lost items. The list below is far from everything we have at the library! Stop in to see for yourself. Also borrow any of our toys, board games, and flash cards!
Beginner’s Woodcarving Kit
Ready to try a new hobby? Don’t spend money before you know if you’re going to like it!
Our woodcarving kit comes with a variety of hand tools, a basic woodcarving technique book, and cut-proof gloves in two sizes. All you need to do is provide the small pieces of wood you want to carve!
Counting Coins and Money Management Kit
This box contains everything you need to introduce kids to saving, investing, and basic money management. The kit contains 4 easy to read books, paper and plastic money for practice, and a variety of activities to learn how to count money, understand price tags, and make change.
Qobo Coding Snail
The card programming of Qobo can help children to cultivate their logical thinking skills, hand-on abilities and creativity, enhancing children’s confidence to themselves and promoting their development from all aspects during the play every single day. This kit was added to the library thanks to generous funding from the Science Kits for Public Libraries program sponsored by the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE) Region 4.
Erector Meccano Set
Build 1 of 25 different construction vehicles (models can be built one at a time). parts can be used to rebuild a helicopter, a buggy crane and much more or kids can mix match pieces for an original design. This kit was added to the library thanks to generous funding from the Science Kits for Public Libraries program sponsored by the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE) Region 4.
With no tools needed and its easy-to-follow instructions, Snap Circuits gives your child a hands-on education in how electrical circuits work to run the everyday devices that they’re familiar with. This kit was added to the library thanks to generous funding from the Science Kits for Public Libraries program sponsored by the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE) Region 4.
Telling Time Practice Kit
Everything your little learner needs to practice reading an analog clock comes in this kit! Practice clock, flashcards with time activities, time dice, and books on the importance of reading clocks are included!
Portable DVD Player
Watch DVDs on the go with this portable DVD Player. Included in the box is a headrest case for watching in the car. There are also power cords for a standard wall outlet and round car outlets, cords to connect the DVD player to your TV, a remote, and a user guide. Dual headphone jacks allow you to plug in headphones for up to two watchers or use the built-in external speakers for the whole crowd to enjoy the movie.
Boat Engineer Storybook Kit
Read the funny story of two inquisitive young engineers, Ty and Karlie, and their family’s robots, Huxley and Remus. Build simple models of the boats they encounter in the story; large, colorful plastic building pieces make this kit ideal for small hands. This kit was added to the library thanks to generous funding from the Science Kits for Public Libraries program sponsored by the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE) Region 4.
Bullet Journaling Supply Kit
Contains all the stencils, templates, colorful pens, and example books to set up the Bullet Journal of your dreams! Bullet journaling is a creative way to stay organized and track whatever you need.
Classic Cars Kit (Dementia-Friendly)
Perfect for car lovers of all ages! This kit comes in a plastic tub and contains a picture encyclopedia of different classic cars, 2 model cars for you to touch and hold, the movie Grease, and a large piece puzzle. This kit was specifically designed to meet the needs of people with age-related memory loss.
Voice Recording Kit
This kit contains an easy-to-use digital voice recorder, a pack of conversation-starting cards, and some local pictures from the not-so-recent past. Interview someone and record precious memories with older family and friends. And, if you’d like, you can share the digital recording with the library to add to our Local History collection.
Portable Pass-through Scanner
Finally getting around to sorting through totes of old pictures? Want to digitize copies of photos or documents to share with friends and families? Making a digital back-up of all your important documents?
Take home this scanner – you don’t need to have a computer at home. Plug in a memory stick (provide your own or borrow one from the library), select the settings on the scanner, and run your photos or papers through the slot on the scanner.
American Girl – Josefina
Josefina is an American Girl doll. She was born in New Mexico in the 1800s. She travels inside her pink suitcase with her fold-out bed, a set of pajamas, a book, and a journal so you can write about your adventures with her.
Japanese Origami Kit
This kit comes in a little plastic envelope with a book full of traditional Japanese Origami designs (and a DVD to follow along), a stack of origami papers, and a few Japanese treats! Return the envelope, book, and DVD. The paper and snacks are yours to keep!
Stay tuned! More kits added all the time!
Stay tuned! More kits are added all the time!