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Library of Things

Stop by any APLD location or search our catalog to learn more and place a hold today!

Hobbies

Papercraft Kit

Includes:

  • Silhouette Portrait 2, desktop cutting machine
  • Craft scissors, craft knife, and paper puncher
  • Paper cutter and cutting mat
  • Crop-a-Dile eyelet and punch
  • Bone folder and quilling tools

Replacement Cost of Kit: $230.00

Instructions:

You will need a computer with a USB connection to use the Silhouette Portrait 2 machine.

For Silhouette Portrait 2 software download and user guide: www.silhouetteamerica.com/setup

  • Navigate to the site
  • On the right-hand side of the page under “All Machines” click on: “Silhouette Portrait® 2”
  • Follow the setup instructions in Step 1
  • In Step 2, choose the appropriate software to install for your computer
  • Do not register the machine in step 3
  • Use the resources in Step 4 to learn how to use the machine and create!

Additional Resources:

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Sewing Kit

Includes:

  • Singer Sewing Machine - Model 4452 
  • Various sewing tools 
  • Carrying bag for machine and tools 
  • Machine Instructions 

Replacement Cost of Kit: $265.00

For more information view the Manual.

Additional Information:

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Fishing Pole

May come with tackle bag.

Please note, a fishing license is required. For more information on obtaining your fishing license click here.

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Listening & Recording

Cassette Tape Converters

Contains 1 cassette converter, 1 USB cable, earphones, and 1 user guide. 
For more information, view the

Instruction Guide.

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    CD Boombox

    CD player in box (cord attached) and instructions provided.
    For more information, view the

    Instruction Guide.

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      Pocket Projector

      Contains projector, Micro USB cable, A/V cable, quick start guide, and tripod.
      For more information, view the this link.

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        Portable CD Player

        One disc player. Please note, customers must supply 2 AA batteries and headphones.

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          Sony Voice Recorder

          Contains carrying case, USB cord, and instructions.

          For more information, view the Instruction Guide

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            Playing Music

            Ukuleles

            Ukulele Kit includes:

            Ukulele & Electronic Tuner
            Strap
            Carrying case 
            Replacement Cost: $70 

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            Left-Handed Ukulele Kit includes:

            Ukulele & Electronic Tuner
            Strap
            Carrying case 
            Replacement Cost: $70

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            Keyboards

            Keyboard Kit includes:

            • 54 keys multi-function keyboard
            • Carrying case
            • User guide 

            Replacement Cost: $65 

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            Keyboard Kit includes:

            • 61 keys multi-function keyboard
            • Carrying case
            • User guide 

            Replacement Cost: $70

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            Electronic Drum Pad

            Electronic Drum Pad Kit includes:

            • Electronic Drum Pad
            • Drum Sticks
            • Pedal
            • User guide 

            Replacement Cost: $64 

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            Technology

            Chromebooks

              Chromebooks are available to checkout for use in the library for two-hour increments and for use outside the library for one week. Chromebooks are available at the Courtesy Services/Circulation Desk on a first-come, first-served basis.

              • Customers are allowed to borrow one Chromebook at a time for 1 week (7 days) with no renewals.
              • A Chromebook may be checked out by a customer (11 years old or older) with a valid APLD card.
              • Customers may not install software on Chromebooks or alter/delete any settings or configurations.
              • Customers are responsible for damage to or loss of Chromebooks and accessories as a result of accident, theft, misuse or neglect.
                • Customers are expected to report loss of or damage to the Chromebook or accessories to Courtesy/Circulation desk staff. Replacement cost for a damaged Chromebook may be between $200 and $300.
              • Customers should familiarize themselves with the Internet and Computer Use policy and all other applicable library policies.

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              Hotspots

              Hotspots are also available at the library for 24/7 internet access from anywhere!

              • A hotspot may be checked out by a customer (11 years old or older) with a valid APLD card.
              • Hotspots can be checked out for 1 week.
              • Hotspots are not eligible for renewal.
              • All components (hotspot, cord, charger, and two piece case) must be present upon return for the library to consider the item checked in.
              • Please return Hotspots to a staff member at the Customer Service desk.

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              External Hard Drives

              Stylus

              Contains pencil, rechargeable battery, replacement tip, product manual, and user guide. 

               Instruction Guide

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                Other

                Bike Locks & Phone Chargers


                The library offers bike locks and phone chargers for customers to use during their library visit!

                You do not need a library card to borrow! They are available at all locations.

                • For the bike locks, you can set your own unique pin to lock.
                • The cell phone chargers have 3 different charging connectors, useful for most phone types, including iPhones and Android devices.

                Just sign them out, pickup, and return to the Customer Service Desk when you're leaving for the day.