The Acer Chromebooks are small, lightweight laptops available to CRDL Patrons. They are available for use inside the library, including private study rooms. The Chromebooks are configured for patrons to surf the web, participate in virtual web meetings, and use Google's office suite software.
Library of Things
The Korg MA-1 is a compact metronome that solidly covers all the basics with a broad tempo range and a rich variety of beats. It shows the beat in an innovative way that makes practicing easier. Its stylish design and reliable functionality make it an indispensable rhythm training aide.
The USB DVD Drive is plug and play compatible. It works with DVDs and CDs as a reader, and can write to DVD +R Dual Layer and CD ReWriteable discs.
The C-Pen ReaderPen is a convenient portable tool to support independent reading and literacy. Scan text with this state-of-the-art device to have words read out with natural speaking voices and defined with highest tier dictionaries in an instant.
USB Microscope STEM kit includes the book "The World of the Microscope" and a microscope tip guide. The USB microscope has a stand and slide box with 24 prepared slides. A Chromebook laptop with charging cord are provided for the Microscope to connect to.
The Dow Gardens attraction pass is good for allows for a single free admittance, of up to six people, to Dow Gardens and / or Whiting Forest over a three-day checkout period.
The Brady bunch membership pass to the Mt. Pleasant Discovery Musem permits free admission, for up to two adults and four children, over a three-day checkout period. Additional restrictions may apply.
The Telescope STEM Kit includes the book "The Stars: A New Way to See Them," two instructions sheets, and telescope with accessories.
The Spirograph STEM Kit includes the book "I Spy Shapes in Art," a spirograph activity guide and kit, as well as a folder with paper.
The Snap Circuits STEM Kit includes the books "Snap Circuits Experiments 1-101," "Snap Circuits Experiments 102-305," and a 65 piece Snap Circuits set.
The Simple Machines STEM Kit includes the book "Mechanical Engineering and Simple Machines," as well as kit with dozens of accessories and parts.
The Rock and Mineral STEM Kit includes the book "National Geographic Kids Everything Rocks and Minerals," a mineral guide, and a 19 piece rock and mineral kit.