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Library of Things, Game Collection, and Creativity Kits

Library of Things, Game Collection, and Creativity Kits

  • Middle Country patrons 18 and older are able to borrow these items with a loan period of 14 days. Game Collection items may be borrowed for 7 days.
  • Two kits can be checked out at one time and are non-renewable.
  • Items must be picked up at the Adult Services desk and returned to the Customer Services desk at the Centereach building only.
  • Please see an Adult Services librarian to check out an item from the collection or call 631-585-9393 ext. 559 for more information.
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Library of Things — Technology Collection

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35mm Slide & Negative Scanner

Use our film scanner to create digital copies of your slides and negatives. PC or Mac compatible.

Jumbl High Resolution Digital Scanner Manual

 

 

 

 

Air Quality Monitor

This air quality monitor has a fan onboard that allows REAL-TIME accurate monitoring of formaldehyde (HCHO), total volatile organic compounds (VOCs), and <2.5 micron-sized fine particulate dust (PM2.5). Learn where air quality is poorer and where your allergies can worsen.

 

 

 

 

 

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Artiphon Instrument

Artiphon instrument is an intuitive musical device that can be played in a variety of ways. Choose between guitar, violin, piano, and drum presets – or combine sounds, settings, and tunings to design new instruments. Please note that this instrument requires you to download an app. Compatible with Macs, PCs, and iOS devices.

Click here for the Artiphon Instrument online manual

Click here to learn about the Artiphon app for iOS devices

Click here to find software downloads for PCs and Macs.

 

 

Bike Repair Kit

In the ride on the road, the tire suddenly burst feel helpless? Quickly repair leaked tires and do basic maintenance with this functional bike repair kit.

 

 

 

 

 

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Binoculars

Binoculars designed for astronomical viewing, as well as for land-based viewing. Donated to the library by NASA.

 

 

 

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Blu-ray/DVD Writer

Easily and quickly record up to 100GB of data with this LG BP50NB40 8x external USB 2.0 Blu-ray Disc rewriter that features 6x maximum BD-R and 2x BD-RE write speeds to help you rapidly complete your tasks.

Blu-ray Writer Manual

 

 

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Bluetooth Speaker

Bluetooth speaker to stream music or sound from any Bluetooth compatible device. Also includes 3.5mm jack for direct connections.

Bose Soundlink Manual

 

 

Car Code Scanner

The major function of this scanner is detecting the Engine System, reading and erasing error codes. Once plugged into your vehicle’s 16pin OBDII DLC, the unit will power up and prompt you to start your ignition. If your vehicle has a Check Engine Light on, AD310 is the first tool you need to have to help you determine the cause and find a solution.

 

 

 

 

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Color Scanner

Use our color scanner to create digital copies of your documents and photos. For computer use only.

 

 

 

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Digital Multitrack Recorder 

Use our digital multitrack recorder to combine multiple inputs into a single digital audio track.

 

 

 

 

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Film2Digital Movie Maker

A fully automated apparatus to digitize 8mm and Super 8 Movie Reels Frame by Frame digitizing for high quality digital conversion.

Wolverine Film2Digital Manual MCPL Library of Things

 

 

 

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Garmin GPS

Easily navigate terrain while hunting, fishing, off-roading or geocaching with this 2.2″ handheld GPS, which features an ergonomic, rugged design that’s built to withstand dust, dirt, humidity and water for defense against the elements.

Garmin eTrex 20x Manual

 

 

 

 

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Google Chromecast

Stream videos and music from your mobile device or PC to your TV using the Google Chromecast. Download the Hoopla app on your mobile device to stream music and movies that you’ve borrowed!

 

 

 

GoPro

GoPro Hero 4

HERO4 Session packs the power of GoPro into the smallest, lightest, most convenient camera yet. Rugged and waterproof, the HERO4 Session comes with a head strap, hat clip, and even dog harness for a hands-free experience.

GoPro Hero4 Session Manual

GoPro Hero4 Session Quick Guide

 

 

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Knitting Loom

Each loom is made of high-grade plastic and stay-put pegs, specifically engineered to work smoothly with yarn. These looms are great to create hats, scarves, shawls, home decor and much more.

 

 

 

 

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LP USB Conversion Turntable

Use our LP-USB Conversion Turntable to create digital audio files from your vinyl records. You can also listen to your records using this turntable.

 

 

 

 

 

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Metal Detector

Metal detector ideal for detecting treasure in extreme ground conditions.

 

 

 

 

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Mini LED Projector

Projects images onto a large screen from your DVD player, computer, or mobile device. For devices with HDMI or VGA out. Some configurations require speakers (not included). Works best in completely dark environment.

Mini Projector User Manual

 

 

 

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Mobile Hotspot

This mobile wireless hotspot provides mobile, high-speed internet access on Sprint’s 4G LTE Network. See http://coverage.sprint.com/IMPACT.jsp? for coverage information.

 

 

 

 

 

Podcastudio

Complete podcastudio bundle with USB/Audio Interface. Everything you need for podcasting, music production and home recording

 

 

 

 

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Projection Screen

Use this portable projection screen to project movies, images, and more. Can be used indoor and outdoors, and can stand on its own or be hung up.

Projection Screen Installation and User’s Guide

 

 

 

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Portable Scanner

Scan photos or documents in 600 dpi in this stand alone device. Save images to an SD card.

 

 

 

 

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Power Monitor

Simply plug it into a wall socket and then plug in your appliance to assess how efficient they really are. The large LCD will display the power consumption by the kilowatt-hour and the built-in memory retains accumulated readings when power is interrupted. Program in your local utility rate and display projected costs by hour, day, week, month, or year. Evaluate the quality of the electrical power provided from your utility company by monitoring voltage, line frequency (Hz), and power factor (VA).

Power Monitor Manual

 

 

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Smartphone Stabilizer

Mount any smartphone up to 3.3″ wide and capture smooth footage in handheld operation.

 

 

 

 

Stud Finder

Accurately & quickly locating studs wood metal AC wires! In all modes, this wall scanner detects and indicates a Live AC Wire. Whether you are a professional, homeowner or a DIY enthusiast, you can find great use in this electronic stud scanner.

 

 

 

 

 

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Tabletop Lightbox

This is a photo shooting box with LED lighting kit which can produce soft and even light spread on an object. Any desired background color may be attached.

 

 

 

 

 

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Telescope

The Orion StarBlast 4.5 Astro Reflector Telescope is no toy – it’s a real reflecting telescope that is a perfect telescope for beginning amateur astronomers.

Orion Telescope Manual

Orion Glass Solar Filter Instruction Sheet

 

 

 

Thermal Leak Detector

Uses infrared sensors to measure surface temperatures. It performs within the ranges as specified for home repair use and should not be used to check the temperature of living beings
Helps homeowners track down power-draining drafts.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Turntable

The Victrola portable suitcase turntable is a classic and loaded with great features. Portable design and a carry handle make taking your favorite vinyl or bluetooth tunes easy, no matter where the party takes you. Use this turntable with one of our records from our new Vinyl Collection!

 

 

 

 

 

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USB Cassette Converter

Convert cassettes into digital music files. Computer (PC or MAC) required.

 

 

 

 

 

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VHS to DVD Converter

Archive home movies from VHS tape to DVD. Circulates in wheeled carrying case with handle for easy transport.

Funai VHS to DVD Converter Manual MCPL Library of Things

     Funai VHS to DVD Converter Quick Guide MCPL Library of Things

                                                                                  Quick start guide – Sanyo

 

 

Video to Digital Converter

Convert your old video tapes or camcorder tapes to digital format with the touch of a button. Digitalize video from VHS, VCRs, DVD Players, DVRs, Camcorders, Hi8, and Gaming Systems.

 

 


Game Collection

Badminton Set

Ultra portable and nearly instant, this Badminton Set is up in seconds. This freestanding base design allows for easy set-up without the use of stacks or tools, which makes it very portable.

Bean Bag Bucketz

Throw 16 bags per round at buckets worth one to four points each and play to 21. UNIQUE GAME: Combines corn hole, washer toss and Frisbee golf into one easy beanbag / carnival game QUICK SETUP: Our portable outside game sets up fast at the beach, in the back yard or for tailgating B3 Bean Bag Bucketz is a fun interactive game for friends and families to play outdoors

Bean Bag Toss Game Set

Ideal for tailgaters, backyard BBQs, campsites, and more. This game is made with high-strength aluminum boards with water resistant MDF surfaces. These boards fold flat and fit in carrying case with convenient handles.

Bocce

What better way to get outside and have some fun than with this quality bocce ball set. This beginners set comes with four dark green and four dark red bocce balls and one Pallino. The entire set is enclosed with a durable carrying case to keep your new favorite game all together.

Bottle Battle Set

A fast-paced flying disc skill game that offers non-stop offensive and defensive action. Bottle Battle requires competitors to knock down their opponests bottle/pole as the defensive team attempts to catch the disc and bottle before they hit the ground.

Cornhole Game Set

Portable PVC Framed bean bag toss game. Setup takes less than a minute so friends and family can enjoy cornhole for hours. Now you can make the most of your beach day, picnic, BBQ, and more!

Croquet Set

This Croquet Set is perfect for leisurely afternoons at the park or games in your own backyard. This game is ideal for two to six players.

Giant 4 Connect

Be the first player to get four coins in a row and you win!

Giant Checkers

Be the first player to get four coins in a row and you win!

Giant Chess

Our chess large folding board game is a classic! ! Everyone loves a good game of chess and multiple the fun by the size of the game set! Fun to play, fun to watch! ! !

Giant Tumble Tower

Perfect for indoor or outdoor events such as parties, BBQs, tailgating, group events, camping and much more.

Giant Wooden Dice

Perfect for indoor or outdoor events such as parties, BBQs, tailgating, group events, camping and much more.

Giant Wooden Dominoes Set

Giant dominoes is just like tradtional dominoes, but resized to giant proportions.

Giant Wooden Tic Tac Toe Set

This beautiful giant Tic Tac Toe sat comes with everything you need to enjoy this classic game resized to giant proportions.

Glow-in-the-dark Backyard Darts

The perfect game to bring to tailgates, barbeques, or any outdoor event for hours of entertainment. The fun doesn’t have to stop when the sun goes down; all of the game pieces glow in the dark for nighttime visibility! When the glowing starts to fade, simply recharge the pieces in the sun to keep them bright at night.

Jumbo Pickup Sticks

A classic game of fun, bringing back the nostalgia of childhood. The game can be played indoors or outdoors, left-handed or right-handed and by players of every age and ability, making it perfect for parties, picnics, family reunions or good old-fashioned backyard fun.

Kan Jam

The Kan Jam Ultimate Disc Game from Kan Jam is fun, fun, fun, and even more fun. This kit includes everything that you could ever consider needing for an enjoyable game of Kan Jam. Barbecues, tailgates, and other festivities have never been as fun as they are with the Kan Jam Ultimate Disc Game.

Karaoke System

This karaoke player has a sleek design matched by no other player you’ll ever find. It’s feature will keep any karaoke enthusiast busy. A color screen that’s gorgeous and easy to read far away.

Lawn Bowling

Lawn Bowling Games have existed in various forms in Europe for centuries, and is the fore-runner to Ten-Pin Bowling. The game is played by two or more backyard bowling players taking it in turn to bowl a skittles ball at six wooden skittles, in an attempt to knock down more than your opponent.

Lawn Bowling: Milk Bottles

State Fair Lawn Bowiling from Front Porch Classics is a fun, retro-style set the whole family will enjoy.

MegaChess Garden Checkers

Giant checker board for indoors or outside. Perfect for lawn games, wedding events, backyard games, pubs, wineries, chess club, schools, hotels, special events and anywhere friends of families gather.

Putterball

Ring Toss Game

This Ring Toss Game has proved to be great fun for all age groups-from the very young to the elderly. Indoors are outdoors this game is a much loved old fashioned game.

Spikeball

Washer Toss Game

Whether you’re a washer toss veteran or new to the game, this washer toss game is for you! Game weighs approximately 10 pounds.

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Creativity Kits

Creativity Kit: Jewelry Tool Set

This kit includes: 11-inch aluminum ring mandrel (US sizes 1- 15), chasing hammer, 12 5-½ inch needle filers, four pairs of pliers (flush- cutters, chain- nose, flat- nose and round nose), 6 inch awl with wooden handle, 3-½ inch pin vise with two collets, 9-piece drill bit set (.06mm- 1mm), 3-inch brass gauge (mm/inch), polishing cloth and (25) #3 beading needles.

 

 

 

Creativity Kit: Knitting Loom Set

This creativity kits includes 4 circle looms and 4 long looms. Circle looms are great for creating hats. Long looms can be used for making bags, blankets and scarves. Each loom is made of high-grade plastic and stay-put pegs, specifically engineered to work smoothly with yarn. Two Loom Hooks and 2 Big Eye Needles are included.

 

 

 

Creativity Kit: Paper Crafting Kit

This kit is perfect for scrapbooking, card making, and paper crafts! Set includes 62 pieces: 37 wooden stamps (seasonal, birthday, thank you, flowers, animals and more!) 3 decorative punches, scallop punch, floral punch, corner punch, hexagon punch, scissors, cloud scissors, ripple scissors, victorian scissors, bone folder crafting tool, paper trimmer, envelope maker, markers in a tote carrying bag.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Creativity Kit: Letter Hand Stamping Kit 

This kit includes all the essential tools ImpressArt recommends to start hand stamping metal jewelry and keepsakes. The two Ergo-Angle Hammer are designed to leave deep and even impressions, while the large steel block provides a solid, comfortable stamping surface. Kit includes two difference fonts with both uppercase, lowercase and numbers included. These stamps are engineered from hardened steel and rated to endure stamping on soft metals and hard metals up to stainless steel. The kit comes complete with Stamp Tape and Stamp Guides to align letters as well as a marker to make stamped impressions stand out. The Kit includes: 2 Ergo-Angle™ Hammer – Produces deep, crisp impressions, Large Steel Block – Provides solid work surface for stamping, Small Steel Bock, Stamp Tape – Safely secures blanks to steel block without leaving any residue, Stamp Guides, Book – Contains 70 sticker guides to help evenly space out letters and align stamped impressions in a straight line, on a curve, or in a pattern, Stamp Enamel Marker – Darkens stamped impressions, Bridgette™ Letter Stamps, Uppercase, Bridgette™ Letter Stamps, Lowercase, Bridgette™ Numbers Stampers, Stargazer, Letter Stamps, Uppercase, Stargazer, Letter Stamps, Lowercase, Stargazer, Number Stamps, (1) Practice Blank.

 

 

 

 

 

Creativity Kit: Quilling Kit

This Quilling Kit contains 24 pieces: dispensing glue bottle, tweezes, white glue tray, 5 quilling paper pens, bead needles (pins), curved gauge, electric quilling pen, scissors, quilling paper mold, crease tool reel, ball concave, quilling comb, 3 paper towers, quilling paper winding disk, quilling ruler, coordinate setting sheets, user instruction booklet, all in a blue tool box. This kit has everything you need to start quilling!

 

 

 

 

Creativity Kit: Sewing Kit

The XM2701 Sewing Machine is perfect for beginners learning to sew, and for more advanced sewers looking for versatility. Loaded with features, including 27 built-in stitches, with 63 stitch functions. Included are blind hem, decorative and quilting stitches, with an automatic one-step buttonholer; 6 quick-change sewing feet, including a buttonhole, zipper, zigzag, narrow hemmer, blind stitch and button sewing foot. The XM2701 comes with a built-in easy needle threader, jam-resistant Quick-Set™ top drop-in bobbin, and an automatic bobbin winding system. This kit also includes bobbins, threaders, a seam ripper, pin cushion, scissors, tape measure, and fabric makers.

Brother XM2701 Quick Reference Guide

Brother XM2701 Manual

 

 

Creativity Kit: Woodburning Kit

This kit includes 43 pieces – 36 tips, adjustable temperature pen, safety stand, pliers, metal stencil, user’s manual in a deluxe case.

 

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