We loan a variety of Out-of-the-Box items for you to borrow. Check out the collection list below!
3D Printer - IN LIBRARY USE ONLY
The library has purchased a portable 3D printer! It’s simple to use, prints fast and can travel. Programs now underway.
Asus Zen Drive External DVD Writer
Want to watch a movie on your laptop but it does not have a disc drive? Just borrow the Library’s adaptor.
Automotive Tester - Code Reader
Borrow the Library’s automotive tester/fix finder, for all your car needs.
Baking Pans and Cookie Cutters
Each branch has a selection of cake pans and cookie cutters in unusual shapes so you can practice your baking skills. Type Cake Pan or Cookie Cutters in our catalogue to see the options.
Balance Stepping Stones
Develop your balancing skills while jumping from stone to stone
Enjoy seeing animals and landscapes at a distance with our lightweight binoculars.
This simple to use robot is great for kids who are new to coding or are experts. Using the buttons on the back or a free app you can control where the bot goes. Challenges within the app lead to endless fun!
When you check-out one of our Blue-Bots don’t forget to get a mat too! We have 3 different styles to choose from including: a treasure island, fairy tales and colours and shapes.
Each branch has a selection of board games you can take home to play. Type Board Game as a keyword in our catalogue to see the list.
Button Maker - IN LIBRARY USE ONLY
Easy to use and allows you to create your own designs.
Charging Kits - IN LIBRARY USE ONLY
Each branch has kits that contain both Android and Apple cables, a portable charger and a plug-in charger.
Dash & Dot - IN LIBRARY USE ONLY
Control Dash & Dot to move, light up, make sounds, and interact with each other. This dynamic duo can do anything you set your mind to.
Digital Blood Pressure Monitor
If you’re trying to monitor your blood pressure but don’t want to buy a machine. Try ours. This simple to use machine will help you monitor your blood pressure.
Digital Projection Screen
Borrow a large screen and host a home movie night or watch the big game outside with our Optima mini-Projector.
The drafting kit comes with everything you need to get started with manual drafting. The kit includes: a circle template, bow compass, geometry templates, geometry set and 4 different kinds of rulers to meet your drafting needs.
French Art Easel
These portable easels are perfect for the travelling artist. With convenient storage for all of your art needs along with collapsible legs and canvas strap, it makes for easy travel.
Green Screen - IN LIBRARY USE ONLY
The Green Screen is a great addition to our programming. You can see yourself in ways you never imagined!
Happylight Therapy Lamp
These lamps provide bright light that simulates the natural sunlight that may be missed during the winter months or as people work or live in a space without adequate natural lighting. Light plays an essential role in our circadian rhythm, which affects our energy levels, mood and sleep. Try one out!
LED Party Light
Celebrate any party with these LED lights.
LEGO Mindstorms EV3 Sets - IN LIBRARY USE ONLY
This LEGO building system has advanced technology to unleash the creative powers to both create and command robots that walk, talk, think and do anything you can imagine.
LEGO Simple Machines Sets - IN LIBRARY USE ONLY
These sets come not only with bricks, but also gears, wheels, axles, levers and pulleys, to help engage students in investigating and understanding the operation of simple and compound machines found in everyday life.
LEGO Storystarter Kit - IN LIBRARY USE ONLY
This resource will kick-start and build stories with bricks and figures, then with the help of a tablet turn their creations into a comic strip. Assists in children’s creativity and boosts their reading, writing, speaking and listening skills.
LEGO WeDo Sets - IN LIBRARY USE ONLY
The WeDo sets are simple-to-use tools that enable children to learn, construct and bring their models to life using intuitive drag-and-drop software.
MaKey MaKey Maker Kit
Turn everyday objects into touchpads and combine them with the power of the internet. This kit is perfect for beginners or experts.
Look for treasure in your own backyard with one of our newest items, a metal detector. It's adjustable, lightweight and portable.
Mobilux Electronic Reader
The Mobilux electronic reader is a portable video magnifier featuring a LCD screen with anti-glare coating and LED illumination.
Ozobots - IN LIBRARY USE ONLY
A little robot that teaches children how to code through colour.
Optoma Mini Projector
This mini-projector is great for delivering presentations, pictures, and videos in environments with limited space for projection.
There is endless fun with this parachute. Easy to use and great for kids of all ages. Includes game ideas as well!
Challenge yourself with a set of Rubik's cube puzzles. Available at each branch.
Roll-Up Drum Kit
The roll-up drum kits are available at all branches. They are light, portable and easy to use.
Roll - Up Piano Keyboard Kit
The roll-up piano keyboard kits are available at all branches. They are great for practicing on the go or trying something new.
Snap Circuits - IN LIBRARY USE ONLY
Learning electronics is easy and fun! Just follow the colourful pictures in your manual and build exciting projects such as AM radios, burglar alarms, doorbells and much more! You can even play electronic games with your friends. All parts are mounted on plastic modules and snap together with ease.
Inquisitive scientists young and old will enjoy investigating the universe through the precision optics of the Vega 600. With up to 150x magnification you won’t miss a thing!
Enjoy the beautiful trails and outdoors in our community with adjustable trekking poles.
Trisan Fitness Pass
Library users can check out a free 1 week fitness pass for the Trisan Fitness Centre. Users must be 16 years or older.
Watt Reader / Power Meter
This kit allows you to test the power usage of your electronic devices and most appliances for a better understanding of your home's energy usage.