Library of Things

All items must be returned directly to the Nelson Public Library

Backpacks - Library of Things

Backpack Kits

Nature Exploration Backpacks (2)
Literacy Backpack
Sensory Backpack

One week loan period, no renewals

Ukeleles

Musical Instruments

Ukuleles (10)
3 week loan period, no renewals

LibraryofThings-Devices

Devices

Kill-a-Watt Power Readers (8)  3 week loan period, 2 renewals

Pedometers (20)  3 week loan period, 2 renewals

Radon Gas Detectors (2)  4 week loan period, 2 renewals

Ozobots Evo robot kits (5)  1 week loan period, no renewals

 LibraryofThings-MobileDevices

Mobile Devices

Google Nexus Tablet  3 week loan period, 1 renewal

Laptops (5)  1 week loan period, no renewals

eReaders (preloaded genre-specific):
Kobo Glo eReader – Fiction titles
Kobo Glo eReader – Mystery titles
Kobo Glo eReader – Young Adult titles
Kobo Arc eReader – Fantasy titles
Kobo Touch eReader – Romance titles
Sony eReader – Non-Fiction titles
Sony eReader – SciFi titles

6 week loan period, 1 renewal

Victor Reader Stream

Visual Assistance Equipment

CNIB Illuminated Pocket Magnifier
Standing Page Magnifier
Victor Reader Daisy Classic
Victor Reader Stream

3 week loan period, 2 renewals

Museum Passes

Passes

Touchstones Nelson: Museum of Art and History pass
Kootenay Gallery of Art History & Science pass

3 week loan period, 2 renewals

headphones

In-Library Use Equipment

Headphones
Reading Glasses
Laptops
Apple USB Wall Charger with Charging Cable
Android USB Wall Charger with Charging Cable
CNIB Illuminated Pocket Magnifier
CNIB Magnifying Sheet
Standing Page Magnifier

Borrowing Information

Overdue fines for all items are $1/day to a maximum of $10

Restrictions:

  • Laptop borrowers must be at least 15 years of age
  • Library of Things items are not available through BC Interlibrary Connect or Interlibrary loan
  • BC OneCard patrons can check out Library of Things items at the library but the items must be returned to the Nelson Public Library, not returned to other libraries
  • In-house Library of Things items must be returned to the Library Circulation Desk