Library of Things

Mobile Hot Spots
No internet at home? Traveling and need access to the internet? Check out one of our Hot Spots. We have six available and they check out for one week, are holdable by Cary Area Library cardholders, and renewable once (if there are no holds). Visit the Service Center to ask for a kit to checkout.

GoPros – New!
We have two GoPro cameras (a Hero Session and a Hero 5 Session) available for one-week checkout to Cary Area Library cardholders who are age 18+. The waterproof kits include a mounting bracket, head strap, handler and a 32GB micro SD card. Holds are allowed and one renewal is available if there are no pending holds. Visit the Service Center to ask for a kit to checkout.

Ozobots – New!
We have three Ozobot kits available for one-week checkout to Cary Area Library cardholders who are age 18+. (One kit is a non-themed Ozobot, one is Spider-man themed, and one is Guardians of the Galaxy themed. They all perform the same.) Holds are allowed and one renewal is available if there are no pending holds. Visit the Service Center to ask for a kit to checkout.

3D Printing Pens
We have two 3D printing pens available for one-week checkout to Cary Area cardholders who are age 18+ (for safety reasons). The kits include instructions and supplies to complete two projects: a cactus and a gingerbread person. Holds are allowed and one renewal is available if there are no holds. Visit the Service Center to ask for a kit to checkout.

AccuQuilt Die Cuts- New!
We have several die cuts available for one-week checkout to Cary Area cardholders. Holds are allowed and one renewal is available if there are no holds pending. Kits are located on shelving across from the public copier.

Crochet Hooks, Knitting Needles, and Knitting Looms
We have multiple needle crafting tools available for three-week checkout. View the sizes and availability of the knitting looms; view the sizes and availability of the hooks and needles. Kits are located on shelving across from the public copier.

Wood Chisel Set
We have an eight piece wood chisel set available for three-week checkout to Cary Area cardholders who are age 18+ (for safety reasons). Holds are allowed and one renewal is available if there are no holds. Visit the Service Center to ask for the set to checkout.

Fishing Poles
We have fishing poles available for one-week checkout. A small bag of light tackle is also included, which you may keep. There is a limit of five poles per card, an overdue fine of 10¢ per day, and may not be renewed. Buy an Illinois fishing license online or at a local retailer.

Instant Book Club Bags
If you need a quick and convenient solution for your neighborhood or friend book group, try one of our Instant Book Club Bags. (See the list of available titles.) The bags checkout for six weeks, include 12 paperback copies of the title, a lending checkoff list, discussion questions guide, and some even include recipes related to the themes of the books. Stop by the Service Center if you have any questions or want to check one out.

Wired for Science Kits
STEM kits that include supplies and experiment guides. Visit the Service Center to ask for a kit to checkout.

Theme Kits
Interactive, themed kits for children

Kill-A-Watt Meters
We have three meters available for checkout, which you may use to determine the amount of energy usage in your home or office.