Non-Traditional Items for Check-Out

Adult

Hotspots

Borrow a Hotspot to have Wi-Fi on the go.

Requires a valid Edwardsville Library card to checkout. 3 week checkout. No renewals.

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Projector

Project movies, slideshows, and more with our Projector.

Requires a valid Edwardsville Library card to checkout. 3 week checkout. No renewals.

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Telescopes

Borrow telescope kits designed for viewing the night sky.

Requires a valid Edwardsville Library card to checkout. 1 week checkout. No renewals.

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Kindles

Borrow pre-loaded Kindles and enjoy best-sellers & classics.

Requires a valid Edwardsville Library card to checkout. 3 week checkout. No renewals.

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Portable Blu-Ray/DVD Player

Watch Blu-Rays or DVDs on the road with our portable player.

Requires a valid Edwardsville Library card to checkout. 3 week checkout. 1 renewal.

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Binoculars

Make bird watching or stargazing easier with our binoculars.

Requires a valid Edwardsville Library card to checkout. 1 week checkout. No renewals.

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Blood Pressure Cuff

Check your blood pressure in the comfort of your home or on the go with our blood pressure cuff.

Requires a valid Edwardsville Library card to checkout. 1 week checkout. No renewals.

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Stud Finder

Home repair is easier with our Stanley Stud Finder.

Requires a valid Edwardsville Library card to checkout. 3 week checkout. 1 renewal.

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EMF Meter

Measure electromagnetic fields fast and accurately with our EMF meter.

Requires a valid Edwardsville Library card to checkout. 3 week checkout. 1 renewal.

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Universal Travel AC Power Adapter

Charge your devices in more than 150 countries with our universal travel AC power adapter.

Requires a valid Edwardsville Library card to checkout. 3 week checkout. 1 renewal.

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Electricity Usage Monitor

Measure your electricity consumption using our electricity usage monitor.

Requires a valid Edwardsville Library card to checkout. 3 week checkout. 1 renewal.

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Portable CD Player

Listen to music anywhere with our portable CD player.

Requires a valid Edwardsville Library card to checkout. 3 week checkout. 1 renewal.

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Little Free Seed Library

Checkout seeds from our Little Free Seed Library and start your own garden.

Requires a valid Edwardsville Library card to checkout. 5 packs of seeds per card each year.

Youth

American Girl Dolls and Accessories

Borrow a doll and an accessory kit that comes with an extra outfit!

Requires a valid Edwardsville Library card to checkout. 1 week checkout. No renewals.

Launchpads

Borrow tablets with pre-loaded games and activities on educational subjects.

Any cardholder in our library system. 1 week checkout. No renewals.

Edwardsville Children's Museum Passes

Borrow a pass that gives free admission for 4 people (additional admission $7/person).

Any cardholder in our library system. 1 week checkout. No renewals.

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Preschool Kits

Borrow a preschool kit and be an architect, chemist, paleontologist, and much more!

Any cardholder in our library system. 3 week checkout. 2 renewals.

Science Discovery Kits

We offer a variety of of Science kits, including a frog anatomy kit, and a Star Planetarium.

Any cardholder in our library system (Exception: BB8 app-enabled droid is EPL cardholders only). 1 week checkout. No renewals.

Book Discussion Kits

Borrow a kit that comes with 10 books, discussion questions, and an activity.

Any cardholder in our library system. 3 week checkout. 2 renewals (6 week checkout for teachers).

Fishing Poles

Borrow fishing poles provided by the Illinois Department of Natural Resources.

Any cardholder in our library system. 3 week checkout. No renewals.

Citizen Science Kits

Each kit includes instructions and projects that you can do with your family from places near you (even your own backyard) and submit your research online to help real scientists.

Any cardholder in our library system. 1 week checkout. No renewals.

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