A Library of Things is a collection of non-traditional materials that patrons can check out with their library card! Our collection includes bakeware, hotspots, seeds, and many more. See our full collection below and get started!

 

Guidelines

  1. Library of Things are available to verified library cards in good standing.
  2. A damaged or incomplete item may result in a replacement fee.
  3. The cardholder is responsible for material checked out to their card.
  4. Items should be returned in the same condition upon checkout.
  5. Each item has its own loan period.
  6. Pick up and return items to the Service Desk.
  7. Items may have specific guidelines listed online or on the checkout tag.

Most items will following this general guideline:

  1. Library of Things are available to verified library cards in good standing.
  2. A damaged or incomplete item may result in a replacement fee.
  3. The cardholder is responsible for material checked out to their card.
  4. Items should be returned in the same condition upon checkout.
  5. Loan period is 21 days and may be renewed.
  6. Pick up and return items to the Service Desk.

Note that items may have specific guidelines listed online or on the checkout tag. Please view information on the tag prior to checkout.

Additional Bakeware Guidelines:

  1. Items should be returned in the same condition upon checkout.
  2. Please clean items by hand wash only. Use mild soap and avoid using sharp tools that may scratch the pan.
  3. Grease and line the items with appropriate baking supplies. For example, greasing with cooking oil and using parchment paper.
  4. Return all contents of items to the Service Desk.

Toy/Adaptive Toy Guidelines:

  1. Items should be returned in the same condition upon checkout.
  2. Clean carefully with mild soap and water if necessary. Contact your branch if you need additional guidance.
  3. Return all contents of items to the Service Desk.

Reserve an item by placing a hold online from our catalog or contacting a library for assistance. Visit a library to reserve your item at the Service Desk.

When your item is ready to pickup, visit the Service Desk with your library card.

Select the item in the online catalog to learn more from the description. If you'd like more information, please call your nearest branch.

Borrowing an item from Library of Things is free for Pasco Library card holders in good standings.

A replacement fee may be applicable for damaged or incomplete items. Please see our Circulation Policy.

Featured

Birdwatching Backpack


Learn and observe birds with this kit from the West Pasco Audubon Society! It includes multiple bird guides and a pair of adult and children binoculars.

Borrow a backpack with your library card and get started!

Reserve a Backpack

Electronics

Wi-Fi Hotspot

For Wi-Fi access on the go! PCLS Wi-Fi hotspots allow you to have portable internet access. Patrons can borrow a hotspot for 21 days with their library card upon checkout.

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Playaway Launchpads

Launchpads are preloaded tablets with educational games and apps for all ages. Topics include STEM, vocabulary, English learning, and adult brain games. Checkout period is 1 week and is eligible for renewal.

Browse Collection

Video Games

That's right, you can borrow video games with your library card! Reserve and borrow various games for Playstation, Xbox, Nintendo Switch, and other consoles. Checkout period is 1 week and is eligible for renewal.

Browse Collection

Other

Ukulele

Ukuleles come with a tuner in a soft carrying case. Check out with various library materials to learn how to to play!

Looms

For knitting and yarn crafts. Loom includes metal hook and plastic needle.
Available in Small, Medium, and Large.

Birdwatching Backpack

Learn and observe birds with this kit from the West Pasco Audubon Society! Includes guides, books, and adult/children binoculars.

Seed Library

Place an online order of seeds for pickup at your nearest branch or visit the Seed Library and Discovery Garden at New River.

Book Club Kits

Our collection of Book Club Kits contain up to 15 copies of a single title. Borrow for 8 weeks and choose from over 200 titles.

Discovery Pass

Visit a museum for FREE with your library card. Reserve a Discovery Pass to visit our participating museums.