The Library of Things is a collection of items such as games, tools, electronics, instruments, and more that you can check out with your library card! 

Do you have ideas for new Things? We’d love to hear them! Use this form to tell us your suggestions. 

Requesting, Picking Up, & Returning Things:

  • To borrow a Thing, you must have a SAILS Library Network card.
  • Holds are not available for Library of Things items, but are available in person on a first come, first served basis.   
  • Things cannot be sent to any other library, and must be picked up in person. 
  • You will receive a notification when your item(s) are ready. Things can be picked up at the circulation desk. 
  • Things can only be checked out and returned to the home library, at the circulation desk. They cannot be placed in the book drop or returned to another library in our network.

Loan info:

  • Items go out for one week, and can be renewed once. 
  • Only 2 Library of Things items may be checked out at once.
  • For information on replacement fees, see a librarian. 

Browse our collection:

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  1. Maracas
  2. Tambourine
  3. Google Cardboard VR Headset
  4. IPad
  5. Nintendo Switch Lite

Some items are available behind the circulation desk. Don’t see what you are looking for? Ask a librarian for assistance!

Donate a Thing

Donated items will be considered based on the materials selection criteria outlined in WBPL’s Collection Development Policy. Donations of items will only be accepted if the item is in usable condition with a reasonable expectation it can circulate for at least one year after acquisition. To donate items, email with a description of the item. Items will not be accepted without prior authorization from library administration.