Library of Things

 

 

 

 

Check out our nontraditional collection of instruments, technology, gardening tools, outdoor games, and more! All Library of Things can be borrowed for 2 weeks, with renewals if no one is on hold for it. Please return these items inside at the Service Desk. All items can be placed on hold.


INSTRUMENTS

$5 per day late fee will be applied if an instrument is returned late. Musical Instruments are excluded from CFPL’s Fine-Free initiative. Only one instrument can be checked out per card.

  • Banjo (5-string resonator banjo, strap, finger picks, tuner, case)
  • Bongo Cajon  (nontraditional set of bongos)
  • Bongos
  • ¾ Size Guitar  (3/4 size classical guitar, strap, picks, tuner, case)
  • Full Size Guitar  (full size classical guitar, strap, picks, tuner, case)
  • Kalimba (kalimba thumb piano, finger protectors, instruction book, carrying case)
  • Keyboard (61-key keyboard, stand, music rest, foot pedal, power adapter, headphones, instructional manual)
  • Steel Drum (11 note, 12″ steel drum, mallets, fingerpicks, instruction book, carrying case)
  • Ukulele  (ukulele, tuner, case)

TECHNOLOGY

$5 per day late fee will be applied to GoPro Cameras and Mobile WiFi Hotspots if they are returned late. GoPro Cameras and Mobile WiFi Hotspots are excluded from CFPL’s Fine-Free initiative.

  • Bird Song Identifier– Helps you to learn each distinctive bird songs for over 40 birds. Small, lightweight device that you can take with you. Includes a headphone jack.
  • Bluetooth Speaker- Use this waterproof Bluetooth speaker to enjoy up to 16 hours of playtime. Includes 11 LED light modes to enhance your listening experience. It also provides a USB charging port so you can charge your devices on the go.
  • CD/DVD Disc Drive– Access files, listen to music, watch movies, install software from CD or DVD discs. Can also burn onto CD or DVD discs. Works on most computer operating systems. Just plug into any USB port on a computer and it is ready to go!
  • DVD Player- Easily hook this DVD player up to your tv and start watching movies! Includes a remote control, an HDMI cord, and an RCA cord. This is not a portable DVD player and must be hooked up to a tv in order to work. This does not play Blu-ray discs.
  • Electricity Usage Monitor– Measure an appliance’s electrical consumption and calculate your home’s cumulative electrical expenses. Easy to read LCD screen, easy to use, and displays 8 units of measurement.
  • Floppy Disk Drive– Access files from 3 1/2” floppy disks. Works on most computer operating systems. Just plug into any USB port on a computer and it is ready to go!
  • GoPro Camera- Use this GoPro Hero5 Session camera to capture photos and videos on the go! Includes charging cable, micro SD card, 3-way mount, head strap, hat clip, handlebar mount, and a case.
  • Label Maker- Use this Brother P-touch label maker to organize your life! Features include 14 fonts, 3 sizes of text, multiple frames, and over 600 symbols. Includes white label tape with black text.
  • Mobile Wifi Hotspot – Get wireless internet anywhere through the T-Mobile network. Can connect up to 10 devices to a hotspot.
  • Portable Turntable– Three-speed (33 1/3, 45, 78 RPM) turntable to play all of your favorite records. Portable suitcase design with built-in speakers. Includes Bluetooth capabilities, as well as a headphone jack.
  • Radon Detector– Portable, battery-operated, digital radon detector. Shows long and short term monitoring. See the first indication of your radon levels with 24 hours. Easy to use.
  • Thermal Leak Detector- Use the thermal leak detector to discover hot and cold areas around the house. Easy to set up and use. Can also be used to check the temperature of surfaces you can’t touch.
  • Wacom Tablet– Paint, design, and create directly on your computer. Small compact size (7.87” x 6.3”) is perfect for limited desktop areas and can be setup for both left and right handed use. Includes a battery-free, pressure sensitive pen. Connects to Mac (10.8.5 and above) or PC (Windows 7 and above) via USB cable.

OUTDOOR GAMES

  • Bags- Cornhole bag-toss game for playing one-on-one or teams. Game includes 2 boards, 8 bags, and instructions. Recommended for 2-4 players, ages 14 and up.
  • Bocce Ball- Classic outdoor game of strategy and skill! This set includes 8 hard poly-resin balls, jack, measuring string, and instructions. Recommended for 2-8 players, ages 12 and up.
  • Croquet- Traditional croquet set includes 6 wooden mallets, 6 resin balls, 2 wooden stakes, 9 steel wickets, and instructions. Recommended for 2-6 players, ages 8 and up.
  • Disc Golf Discs- Set of 3 flexible plastic discs for playing disc golf. Includes a Fairway Driver, Mid-Range, and Putter. Recommended for ages 7 and up.
  • Giant Jenga- Giant version of the popular stacking game. The tower starts off at 2 feet and can grow to over 4 feet high during the game! Includes a set of 54, 6-inch blocks, instructions, and a carrying case. Recommended for 1 or more players, ages 5 and up.
  • Horseshoes- This game of horseshoes can be played outdoors or indoors. Includes a set of 6 lightweight, plastic horseshoes, 2 plastic stakes for outdoor use, 2 rubber mats for indoor play, and instructions. Recommended for 2-4 players, ages 3 and up.
  • Ladder Golf- Fun, outdoor game to see who can wrap their bolas around the rungs of the ladder! This game comes with all of the pieces to assemble 2 plastic ladders, as well as 6 bolas, and instructions. Recommended for 2-4 players, ages 14 and up.
  • Lawn Bowling- Small, wooden backyard bowling game. Set includes 10, 8-inch wooden pins, 2 small wooden balls, and instructions. Recommended for 2-4 players, ages 5 and up.
  • Lawn Darts- Compete to see who can get their darts closest to the center of the ring. Comes with 4 weighted, rubber lawn darts, 2 rings, and instructions. Everything glows in the dark for more fun! Recommended for 2-4 players, ages 6 and up.
  • Spikeball- Fun combination of volleyball and four square! Includes the frame, net, 3 balls, and instructions. Recommended for 4 players, ages 5 and up.

OTHER

Bike Tool Set- Easily and safely tighten bolts. Comes with a mini ratchet, a magnetic tool bit extender, and 10 tool bits: 2 mm, 3 mm, 4 mm, 5 mm, 6 mm, 8 mm, T25, T30, PH1, SL4.

Binoculars- Includes one set of binoculars with a neck strap, stored in a carrying case. Great for adults and children!

Button Maker– Heavy-duty, easy to use button maker that creates pinback buttons. Available in 2.25″ or 3″ sizes. Also comes with circle paper punch. For use with 20-24# paper only. Cannot be used with photographs. Button supplies will need to be purchased at the service desk at time of checkout. Supplies are 10¢ per button and must be purchased in packs of 25. 

Canning Kit-  Includes a 21-quart canning pot with a lid, 7-jar rack, 9 inch colander, funnel, tongs, lid wrench, magnetic lid lifter, bubble remover/ruler. For stovetop canning- this is a boiling water bath canner and is not a pressure canner.

Community Journals– Check out one of our themed journal notebooks! Read entries written by other CFPL members and add your own handwritten entry if you wish. Voila! An interactive, analog social experience. Themes include: Holiday Memories, Pet Stories, Favorite Book Reviews, Favorite Movie Reviews, What I Learned in Quarantine, Fan Fiction, Original Poetry, School Memories, Funny Stories from My Childhood, Why I Love the Library.

Crochet Kit- Includes a set of 12 ergonomic crochet hooks: US size B, C, D, E, F, G, H, I, J, K, L, N (2.25 mm, 2.75 mm, 3.125 mm, 3.5 mm, 3.75 mm, 4.25 mm, 5 mm, 5.25 mm, 5.75 mm, 6.5 mm, 8 mm, 10 mm.) Also includes: 6 stitch holders, 10 stitch markers, 3 darning needles, magnetic pin cushion, tape measure, scissors.

Electronics Repair Kit- A complete 32-piece precision tech kit for electronics repair. Comes with a precision screwdriver with magnetic head, 24 bits, fine tip tweezers, chain nose jaw pliers, spudger, mini pry bar, suction cup and magnetic bowl.

Gardening Tools- Up to 3 tools can be checked out per card. Please clean the gardening tools before returning them to the library.

  •  Adult tool belt with 6 hand tools
  • Child’s tool belt with 3 tools
  • Round point shovel
  • Bow rake
  • Yard rake
  • Spading fork
  • Garden hoe
  • Hedge shears

Knitting Kit- Includes an interchangeable circular knitting needle set: needle tips- US size 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 10.5, 11 (3.50 mm, 3.75 mm, 4 mm, 4.5 mm, 5 mm, 5.5 mm, 6 mm, 6.5 mm, 8 mm.) Also includes: 2 cable needles, 6 stitch holders, 10 stitch markers, 1 crochet hook, 3 darning needles, magnetic pin cushion, tape measure, scissors.

School Supplies Kit- Includes school supplies to help you with homework or other office tasks: graphing calculator, protractor, compass, ruler, architect ruler, pencil sharpener, 3 hole punch, scissors.