Library of Things

A picture of a child and a telescope.

What’s a Library of Things? It’s a bunch of stuff that you can borrow from the library, but which aren’t books, movies, or music! Here’s a list of all of the special items that the Nevins Library lends.

board games on a shelf

Board Games

Location: Children’s Room

Borrowing Period: 1 day

Play Chess, Scrabble, and more! These popular board games may only be used within the library.

charging cords

Charging Cords

Location: Reference Desk

Borrowing Period: 1 day

These charging cords are for in-library use only. We don’t check them out on your library card, but we do ask that you leave your ID at the desk while you use them.

Kil-A-Watt energy metering device

Kill-A-Watt

Location: Reference Desk

Borrowing Period: 1 week

How much energy is your TV using? What about your toaster? Find out with this easy-to-use device!

kits on their stand

Kits

Location: Children’s Room

Borrowing Period: 3 weeks

These themed kits include activities, books, games, and puzzles! Ideal for ages 3 – 8

Telescope

Location: Reference Desk

Borrowing period: 1 week

This powerful telescope can show you the stars!

Wifi Hot Spot

Wifi Hot Spots

Location: Reference Desk

Borrowing Period: 3 weeks

Take the Internet with you anywhere you go! This device connects to T-Mobile cellphone towers and broadcasts a short-range wifi signal.