Library of Things

The Library of Things is a collection of fun and useful gadgets, tools, games, and equipment you can check out with your library card.

  • All items are available for 3-week checkout by Morton Grove cardholders only
  • Return items in the outside bookdrop or inside the Library
  • Complete the Request An Item form to suggest an addition to the collection


Category

Audio Recording Kit

Digital Recorder
H4n Pro Handy Recorder equipped with high quality stereo condenser microphones, built-in speaker, SD card, a mixer and internal effects.

AUTOPHIX OBD2 Scanner

Autophix
Device that accurately diagnoses problems related to car engine alerts, including “Check Engine” or “Service Engine Soon”.

Bike Lock

Bike Lock
Bicycle lock with key designed to secure bicycle to a bike rack.

Blood Pressure Unit

Blood Pressure Unit
Adult blood pressure unit with one button operation and digital readout of pulse and blood pressure.

Bose Bluetooth Speaker

Bluetooth speaker
Waterproof portable speaker with up to 6 hours of play time from a rechargeable battery. Pair with any Bluetooth-enabled device.

Brother XM2701 Sewing Machine

Brother XM2701 Sewing Machine

Sewing machine with 27 built-in stitches including blind hem, decorative, and quilting stitches with an automatic one-step buttonholer for virtually perfect buttonholes.

Catan Board Game

Catan
Multiplayer board game where settlers trade and build settlements, cities, and roads on the island of Catan.

Choose One Card Game

Choose One Card Game
Card game for predicting how your friends will answer fun and thought-provoking questions.

Codenames Card Game

Codenames
Two teams compete by each having a "spymaster" give one-word clues that can point to multiple words on the board.

Compound Microscope

microscope
Microscope great for viewing slides with various magnifications. Comes with premade slide set.

Cricut EasyPress Mini

Cricut EasyPress Mini
Cricut EasyPress Mini makes professional heat-transfer results possible for even your most shapely objects and projects, including baby shoes, hats, stuffed animals, and more.

D-FantiX Battery Tester

Battery Tester
Battery tester for many battery types, including standard and rechargeable household batteries.

Electrical Test Kit

Electrical Test Kit
Electrical Test Kit that automatically detects standard voltage in cables, cords, circuit breakers, lighting fixtures, switches, outlets, and wires.

GoPro Hero 7 Black

GoPro Hero 7 Black camera
Digital camera with accessories designed for action and adventure video and photography.

iRig Microphone Kit

iRig Microphone Kit
iRig Mic digital condenser microphone with a 1-inch diameter condenser capsule for Apple, PC, and Android devices.

Karaoke System

Karaoke machine
Karaoke system that can pair with a phone or tablet using Bluetooth. Includes two microphones and a wireless speaker. Audio/video outputs for connection to a TV or other speaker.

Light Therapy Lamp

Light Therapy Lamp
Light therapy lamp that delivers bright light at up to 10,000 lux to provide a boost of sunshine.

Mobile Hotspot

Mobile hotspot
Wi-Fi hotspot that allows you to connect your device to the Internet wherever you go.

Nintendo Switch

Nintendo Switch
Home video game system from Nintendo designed to fit your life, whether at home, on the go, solo or with friends.

Pandemic Board Game

Pandemic
Save humanity in this cooperative game where deadly viruses are spreading across the globe.

PF2 Professional Mesh Pop Filter

PF2 Professional Mesh Pop Filter
PF2 pop filter with a double-layer nylon mesh screen that dissipates forceful air pressure from plosives away from the microphone, allowing for clean voice recording.

Projector Kit (with accessories)

projector
Movie projector with AV, USB, SD, HDMI, VGA, and headphone plugs that connects with most media players with accessories: 50-inch portable projector screen, outdoor portable Bluetooth speaker.

Risk Board Game

Risk Board Game
Battle your way to global domination one territory at a time in this unpredictable and exciting board game.

Roku Express

Roku Express
Stream television, movies, and music from the internet to your HDTV. Includes free access to Netflix and Vudu, along with library services Kanopy and Hoopla.

Ticket to Ride Board Game

Ticket to Ride
Cross-country train adventure in which players collect and play matching train cards to claim railway routes connecting cities through North America.

Tool Kit

Black + Decker Tool Kit
Assortment of tools for home repair and basic projects in a 16-inch toolbox.

Workout To Go Kit

Workout To Go Kit
Guided workout routine from the National Institute on Aging that uses light weights, tennis balls, and resistance bands. Includes instructions for simple, easy-to-follow exercises.

Yeti USB Microphone

Yeti Microphone
USB condenser microphone perfect for vocals, musical instruments, podcasting, voiceovers, interviews, field recordings, and conference calls.

Zumba Kit

Zumba Kit
Zumba fitness kit including DVDs and toning sticks.