Library of Things

The Library of Things service supports lifelong learning and creativity. 


 

Garmin eTrex 10 GPS Device

 
For adult Highland Park library card holders. Lending period of 7 days with the opportunity to renew once. Check availability.
  • Preloaded worldwide basemap
  • 2.2-inch monochrome display
  • WAAS-enabled GPS receiver with HotFix and GLONASS support
  • Waterproof against splashes, rain, etc.
  • Support for paperless geocaching

 

GoPro Hero4

 
For adult Highland Park library card holders. Lending period of 7 days with the opportunity to renew once. Check availability.
  • Built-in touch display for camera control
  • 1080p60 and 720p120 video with 12MP photos at up to 30 frames per second
  • Standard housing
  • MicroSD card
  • Camera mount

 

projectorInFocus Projector

 
For adult Highland Park library card holders. Lending period of 7 days. Check availability.
  • 3200 lumens for bright projection even in large rooms or rooms with ambient lighting
  • 4000:1 contrast ratio
  • Preset modes for beige walls, whiteboards, blackboards and other surfaces

 

Kill A Watt

 
For adult Highland Park library card holders. Lending period of 28 days with the opportunity to renew once. Check availability.
  • Counts Consumption By The Kilowatt Hour
  • Calculates Electrical Expenses By The Day, Week, Month Or Year
  • Checks The Quality Of Power By Monitoring Voltage, Line Frequency & Power Factor

     

 

Lanikai LU22CGC Concert Ukulele

 
For all Highland Park library card holders ages 8 or older. Lending periods are for 14 days with the opportunity to renew once.  Check availability.
  • 4 string
  • Mahogany concert body with rosewood fretboard and bridge
  • 15" scale
  • 19 frets
  • Padded carrying case
  • Songbook 21 Songs in 6 Days, co-written by Highland Park resident Jenny Peters.

 

Literacy Bags

 
For all library card holders. Lending period of 21 days with the opportunity to renew once. Check availability.
  • Contains book and props, such as puppets or stuffed animals
  • Carrying bag
  • Activity sheet

 

Nook eReaders

 
For all Highland Park library card holders ages 8 or older. Lending period of 21 days. Check availability.
  • 6-inch touchscreen
  • Rechargeable battery
  • Carrying case
  • Preloaded with up to 500 books for ages 8 - 13
  • Each Nook features a different genre

 

Silicon Power Stream USB Hard Drive

 
For adult Highland Park library card holders. Lending period of 7 days with the opportunity to renew once. Check availability.
  • SuperSpeed USB 3.0 compliant and backwards compatible with USB 2.0
  • High transferring rate up to 5 Gb/sec
  • 1 Terabyte capacity

 

Sony Bloggie Camera

 
For adult Highland Park library card holders. Lending period of 7 days with the opportunity to renew once. Check availability.
  • 1920x1080p MP4 HD video w/5MP still images
  • Full-screen vertical/horizontal record/playback on main 2.7” LCD
  • Additional 2.0" LCD under lens for self recording
  • Up to 2 hours HD video with 4GB of internal memory

 

STEM Kits

For all Highland Park library card holders ages 8 or older. Lending period of 14 days with the opportunity to renew once. Check availability.
  • Bring science, technology, engineering, and math education home in a fun way
  • Kits for all ages available
  • Limit one kit per card holder

 

Vivitar Spider Tripod

 
For adult Highland Park library card holders. Lending period of 7 days with the opportunity to renew once. Check availability.
  • Fits most digital cameras and camcorders.
  • Quick release function
  • Travel size
  • Maximum Extension - 7"