Library of Things

We are excited to introduce our NEW Library of Things, a collection of non-traditional items available to borrow. This project was made possible in part by the Institute of Museum and Library Services.

Library patrons aged 18 years and older with a valid Morton Township Library Card, and in good standing, may borrow the items. The checkout period is two weeks.

If you are interested in checking out an item, please call the library, 231-972-8315, email info@mtplibrary.org, or search our catalog to check availability and place the item on hold.  

Auto Code Reader

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Foxwell NT301 Auto Code Reader

This scanner enables you to accurately read error codes for most worldwide cars, SUVs, light trucks and 12V diesels equipped with Obd2.  

 

Blood Pressure Monitor

Beurer BM76 Upper Arm Blood Pressure Monitor with Irregular Heartbeat Detection. 

Monitor your blood pressure at home. 

Bubble Machine

Zerhunt Bubble Machine

This bubble machine can be used indoors and outdoors and has two speed levels.  Enjoy it with your family or use it for birthday parties, weddings, or other events!  Bubble solution is not included.

Camping Tent

Coleman 6-person Skydome Tent

This camping tent sets up in under 5 minutes thanks to pre-attached poles.  Roomy interior, wider doors and a weather protection system to help keep water out. Includes a convenient carrying bag.

 

Canopy Tent

Canopy Tent

This pop-up canopy is 10' x 10' , which can accommodate up to 10 people.   Height can also be adjusted.  Suitable for large events, festivals, parties, beaches and courtyards.  Comes with 4 windproof ropes, 8 rivets, and 4 sandbags.

 

Chromebook Kit

The Google Chromebook Kit includes a chromebook, wireless mouse, charger, and instructions. 

Access the Internet by connecting to a wireless network or by pairing it with one of our circulating WiFi hotspots to access the Internet.

Coin Sorter

Royal Sovereign Electric Coin Sorter

This coin sorter can rapidly sort up to 240 coins per minute and hold 300 coins at once.  Patented Anti-Jam Technology allows for precise counting.  An easy way to convert loose change into cash!

 

Cornhole Set

Classic Cornhole Set

Regulation size cornhole boards are crafted from solid MDF.  Set includes 2 premium water-resistant foldable boards, 8 all-weather regulation bean bags, portable carrying case and rules.

 

Digital Microscope

Wireless Digital Microscope 50x-1000x 1080p Handheld Portable Mini Microscope Camera

This digital microscope offers you a clear view of objects' details and enables you to capture pictures and record video.  This is a great tool to aid both children and adults in exploring the micro world. 

Also includes: Smartphone Digiscoping Adapter, USB cable, Mounting Base (and plastic base), and Plastic Storage Container

Heart Rate Monitor

Portable Hear Rate Monitor

Handheld heart rate monitor captures high-accuracy heart rate data in just 30 seconds anywhere, anytime (4 modes to choose from.) Includes hard case for storage and protection.

 

Hotspot

 

T-Mobile WiFi Hotspot

Connect wireless enabled devices (laptops, tablets, and smartphones) to the Internet almost anywhere there is a strong cellular signal.  The kit contains a hotspot device, USB cable, adapter, and instructions.

Ice Cream Maker

Nastalgia Electric Ice Cream Maker

Great for party time or snack time, this unit makes 4-quarts of delicious ice cream, frozen yogurt or gelato - enough to feed everyone. Easy cleanup, see-through lid and carrying handle.  Includes recipe book.

 

"Jenga" Giant Tower Game

This jumbo wooden blocks game provides hours of entertainment for everyone of all ages. A super convenient storage/carry crate makes it easy to transport and store all the pieces of the puzzle. This classic game is perfect for outdoor and indoor events and parties!

 

Karaoke Machine

 

Karaoke Machine, Bluetooth portable singing PA speaker system, LED and Disco Lights, two wireless dual microphones, TV and aux cable

Gather the family for a fun night of karaoke!

 

Kill A Watt Meter

 

Kill A Watt Electricity Usage Monitor

  • Choose from the Kill-a-Watt's four settings to monitor your electrical usage
  • Monitor your electrical usage by day, week, month, or year
  • Features easy-to-read screen
  • Electricity usage monitor connects to appliances and assesses efficiency
  • Large LCD display counts consumption by the kilowatt-hour
  • Calculates electricity expenses by the day, week, month, or year
  • Displays volts, amps, and wattage within 0.2 - 2.0percent accuracy
  • Compatible with inverters; designed for use with AC 115-volt appliances

 

Label Maker

 

DYMO LetraTag LT-100H Handheld Label Maker with White or Clear Tape

Organize your home with this hand-held battery operated label maker that features multiple font styles, underlining, bolding, and text sizing. 

 

Lawn Darts Game

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Glow in the dark darts—perfect for a late-night dart game for the whole family! Perfect for outdoor soft surfaces.  Set includes 4 darts, 2 rings and a carrying bag.

 

Metal Detector

Are you a novice or a treasure hunter?  This metal detector has 5 modes to select metals, adjustable stem for kids or adults, LCD display, and 10 inch waterproof search coil.  Includes headphones, a shovel and carrying case—everything you need to find hidden treasure!

 

Microscope

 

AmScope Optical Glass Lens All-Metal LED Compound Microsope with six settings (40x-1000x)   

Includes blank microscope slides with cover glass and a prepared slide set including plants, insects, and animal tissues used in basic biology education.

This microscope is great for young scientists and science enthusiasts.  It is ideal for viewing cell tissues, bacteria, and fungi in both self-prepared slides and pre-made-slides, such as onion cells, leaf cells, cheese bacteria, etc. 

Paper Shredder

Bonsaii 6-Sheet Cross-Cut Paper Shredder

Keep your daily information safe with this Bonsaii 6-sheet cross-cut paper shredder with 3.4 gallon wastebasket.  Auto start and manual reverse to clear paper jams.

 

Telescope

Orion 09007 SpaceProbe 130ST Equatorial Reflector Telescope with Orion 08711 Shorty 1.25 inch 2x Barlow Lens and Gosy Universal Cell Phone Adapter Mount

Explore the night sky with this 5.1 inch aperture reflector telescope that gathers an ample amount of light for great views of the planets and moon, as well as brighter galaxies, nebulas, and star clusters. 

Video Capture/Converter to Digitize Video

Transfer video from a VCR or other analog video source to your Mac or PC.  Easy to use software guides you through every step and turns your analog into digital.  Captures video in the universal H.264 digital format – ready for iPad, iMovie, Windows Live Movie Maker, and YouTube

 

This project was made possible in part by the Institute of Museum and Library Services through the Library of Michigan.

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