With tech tools available on site — and a wide range of items you can take with you — we have what you need to entertain, create and innovate.
TOOLS FOR CHECKOUT
Equipped with an Orion StarBlast 4.5" telescope and multiple accessory items such as a magnifying eyepiece, headlamp, constellation guide, instruction book, batteries and a carrying case.
GoChip Beams are entertainment streaming devices that allow customers to watch moves and television series anytime, anywhere and on any device without internet connectivity. GoChip Beams contain a rechargeable battery, a WiFi-broadcaster and movies or a television series ready to watch. After downloading an app and connecting to the GoChip WiFi signal, up to 8 simultaneous users can stream the available movies/television series to electronic devices.
Available at all locations.
EXTERNAL STORAGE (1 TB)
My Passport is the trusted, portable storage that perfectly complements your on-the-go lifestyle. Designed to fit in the palm of your hand, there’s plenty of space to store a massive amount of photos, videos, music and documents. Perfectly paired with WD Backup software and password protection, the My Passport drive helps keep your files safe.
The Canon XA10 camcorder is an ultra compact professional camera that records in full HD 1080p. Available at West Toledo - Contact location to reserve.
The Canon EOS Rebel T6 DSLR camera will suit many photography needs and skill levels. Available at Sylvania - Contact location to reserve.
ON SITE TOOLS
3D PRINTERS AND SCANNERS
Choose from hundreds of ready-to-print designs on Thingiverse or create your own design using Tinkercad! Librarians will then print your project using one of our 3D printers. Printing time depends on size of piece and number of printing jobs already scheduled. Cost is 10 cents per gram of plastic, due at time item is picked up. Available at King Road, Oregon, Sylvania and West Toledo - Contact location to reserve.
The Matter & Form 3D Scanner converts 3D scans into object models that can be printed. Available at Sylvania - Contact location to reserve.
Cricut Machines, poster printers and sewing machines
CRICUT EXPLORE AIR and CRICUT MAKER
Cricuts are the ultimate electronic cutting machines for DIY arts and crafts projects. Cut over 60 different materials with ease and precision and choose among a variety of designs found on Cricut Access. We provide the machine and software, you bring the materials you wish to use! Available at King Road, Oregon and Sylvania - Contact location to reserve.
The Expression HD Wide Format Color Poster Printer provides ultra HD photo quality - get brilliant borderless prints from 4" x 6" to 13" x 19". Available at Sylvania - Contact location to reserve.
The portable Husqvarna Sewing Machine teaches engineering, art and math. Available at Sylvania - Contact location to reserve.
Computers at some of our locations feature additional software that allows you to be your own producer. Create your next masterpiece with the same platforms the pros use, including:
FILM TO DIGITAL CONVERTERS
We offer Wolverine brand digital converters for turning 35mm, 126KPK, 110 slides/negatives, 8mm and Super 8 movies into digital images or movies in seconds. No computer or software needed. All items are saved into its internal memory or optional SD/SDHC memory card, up to 32GB capacity. Easily connects to any Windows PC or MAC, to offload images or view on TV.
TECHY EVENTS FOR ALL AGES
Tuesday Nov. 13
Use origami to create a gift to brighten someone’s day.Event Details for Origami Giving
Tuesday Nov. 13
at 9:00 a.m.
Set up your appointment today for one-to-one assistance with all your technology questions.Event Details for One-to-One Tutorials
Expand Your World
Tuesday Nov. 13
Location: West Toledo
at 1:00 p.m.
Join the library the second Tuesday of each month for engaging programs.Event Details for Expand Your World