BAKING KITSLEARN MORE
Check out character-themed and fun-shaped CAKE PANS and COOKIE CUTTERS (available for Three-Week checkout period)
RESERVE A BACKPACK
Perfect for birdwatchers, homeschoolers, scouts and family adventures (available for Three-Week checkout period)
Backpack contents include:
• pair of Adult and Kids binoculars
• birding books
• scavenger hunt
• bird ID cards
• set of bird Bingo cards
• and More...
JCPL is delighted to offer a new collection of board games you can check out, take home and play with friends and family! Each of our branches has several popular board games available for three-week loan. Plan a family game night or gather friends and play in teams or tournament style (available for Three-Week checkout period)
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ENCHROMA GLASSESRESERVE A PAIR OF GLASSES
Enchroma glasses allow those who struggle with color blindness to experience life in full color. Each JCPL branch has a pair of Enchroma glasses to borrow
(available for Three-Week checkout period)
Enchroma glasses were created to help correct red-green color blindness. These glasses use Enchroma’s “multinotch” method to cut out sharp wavelengths and use specialized lenses that allow for certain colors to be filtered out. The glasses are large enough to fit over most prescription glasses and are intended to be used outdoors.
Check out passes to area attractions, museums and pools including the Eiteljorg, Franklin Family Aquatic Center, Freedom Springs Aquatic Center, Indiana Historical Society, the Indiana Medical History Museum, Indiana State Museum, the Indianapolis Motor Speedway Museum and Rhythm! Discovery Center! These passes can be used for free or reduced admission.
(available on a first-come, first-served basis. Museum passes are available for One-Week checkout period. Pool passes are available for Three-Day checkout period)
JCPL SEED LIBRARY
Try your hand at gardening with the new JCPL Seed Library. Choose five seed packets (per family) from more than 30 different types of seeds—from produce to flowers—each week to plant at home. Check out the Gardening Tool Bag to help you get started!
LAUNCHPADSRESERVE A LAUNCHPAD
JCPL offers Launchpads – 100% secure, kids-only learning tablets. The tablets are pre-loaded with super fun, age-appropriate learning programs that will keep kids busy and learning for hours! Launchpads are great for vacations or even just a fun way to pass the hours with entertaining learning (available for Three-Week checkout period)
Memory Kits help stimulate memories for those with dementia or memory impairment. These kits contain a variety of items, such as puzzles, games, books, DVDs, CDs and other sensory elements about a specific theme. They are intended for families and caregivers to use with loved ones to reminisce and engage in meaningful dialog about fond memories. (Available for Three-Week checkout period)
MOBILE HOT SPOTS
Accessing the internet is easier than you might think with this portable device that you can use at school, home, work or even a coffee shop. Check out a JCPL Mobile Hot Spot for internet access at home or on-the-go!
MUSICAL INSTRUMENTSIn addition to ukuleles, we now offer child and adult glockenspiels, a band-in-a-box, drum pads, acoustic guitars, electronic keyboards, karaoke machines, kalimba thumb piano and tongue drums. We believe music is for everyone, so we’re excited to be able to offer free, self-paced video music lessons through ArtistWorks for Libraries. (All instruments available for Three-Week checkout period)
NINTENDO NES Classic
Reserve NINTENDO NES
It's the ultimate in retro gaming! This miniature version of the original system is pre-loaded with 30 games, including Super Mario Bros. and Donkey Kong.
OUTDOOR LAWN GAMESReservE outdoor GAMES
Check out Bocce Ball, Corn Hole, Croquet, Jazzminton, Ladder Toss, Pickleball or Yard Dice (available for Three-Week checkout period)
RUBY HD MagnifierThe portable RUBY HD video magnifier offers a more comfortable reading experience than the traditional magnifying glass. The seven-inch screen can display more text and magnifies materials up to 24 times. (available for Three-Week checkout period)
Reserve RUBY HD
SEWING MACHINESRESERVE A SEWING MACHINE
Great for beginning sewers! This Singer 3232 Portable Sewing Machine Kit includes 32 Built-In Stitches, automatic threader, instructional manual/DVD and all the sewing accessories you'll need to complete your design. (available for Three-Week checkout period)
STEAM KITSLEARN MORE
Check out our STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math) kits. All Ages will enjoy the building, discovering, creating, exploring and solving activities! (available for Three-Week checkout period)
TECHNOLOGYHost an outdoor movie night with this portable LED projector kit that includes cables, remote and an instruction booklet. Borrow a DVD Player.
What do you do when it starts raining while you're at the Library? Check out a JCPL umbrella! (available for Three-Week checkout period)