Library Of Things

The Library of Things is a collection of non-traditionally library items (not books, DVDs, etc.) that are available to check out with your library card. Browse our collection and see what new THINGS you can discover at your library.

Board Games
Our collection of board games is for young children to adults.

Fishing Poles
Children’s fishing poles are available for two week loans.

Our hotspots work over AT&T or T-Mobile wireless networks. They are available for two week loans.

Dell Windows 11 laptops.
Available for two week loans.

Microscope Kit
Contains 3 books, a hand held microscope, and glass slide set.
Available for a three week loans.

Nature Backpacks
Through generous donations from the Adirondack Mountain Club (ADK) and Dutchess Land Conservancy, we have nature theme backpacks to help you explore the outdoors. Available for a three week loans.

Seed Library
A Seed Library works just like a regular library. You sign out the seeds you’re borrowing. Plant them in your garden and let some grow to maturity or “go to seed.” Then harvest those seeds and bring them back to us for the next person to grow. Our collection includes: tomatoes, Swiss chard, fennel, flowers and more.

Seek Thermal Camera (iPhone only)
Donated by the North East/Millerton Climate Smart Task Force.
Transform your smartphone or tablet into an all-purpose thermal camera with a 206 x 156 thermal sensor for use at home, the jobsite, and more. Find and fix faster by seeing problems invisible to the naked eye such as: energy loss, electrical and mechanical failures, water damage, and hundreds more heat related issues. Perfect tool for DIY homeowners, contractors, builders, and engineers. 1,000 ft. Detection Distance.
Available for two week loans.

Snowshoe Bundles
Drifter Snowshoe Bundles available in four sizes. Each bundle contains 2 shoes, 2 poles, 2 Trekking Baskets, 2 Powder Baskets, 2 Rubber Tips, in a carrying bag.
Available for two week loans.

Spice Library
Making a new recipe and need a new spice but you don’t want to buy a big container. You can pick some up at our Spice Library. We have containers, but it is always helpful (and less wasteful) if you provide your own.

Anise Seed
Berbere (Chilli Pepper)
Cardamom Seeds
Coriander Seed
Cream of Tartar
Cumin Seed
Five Spice Powder
Ras El Hanout
Garam Masala Powder
Ground Allspice
Ground Sumac
Juniper Berries
Lemongrass (Thailand)
Mole Powder
Mustard Seeds
Nigella Seeds
Pickling Spice