Introducing the Library of Things: A Collection of Gadgets, Tools, and Games

Edmund Balzer

August 31, 2020

By Edmund Balzer

Categories: Collections, Library News

Meet the Library’s newest collection! We are very excited to introduce the Library of Things, a collection of gadgets, tools, games, and other equipment you can check out for free with your library card.

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Need a power drill for just an afternoon? Want to try out some new gadgets? Have to check the water or air quality of your home but don’t want to buy fancy equipment? The Library of Things is here for you.


What's included

Divided into categories like Technology, Home & Auto, Health, and Gaming, here are some Things you can check out (for up to three weeks at a time) with your library card:

Explore the whole collection at or on the new Library of Things display across from the Check Out Desk.

Edmund Balzer is an Adult Services Librarian at Morton Grove Public Library.