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The Library of Things

Beyond Books

Looking for more than a book? Check out our library of things. All available to borrow for free!

Our Library of Things

DVD Players and DVD Drives

Enjoy the library’s vast collection of movies and television programs on DVD with a portable, region-free DVD player. Borrow a player to watch shows on your television or check out a drive to view on your computer. They’ll play audiobooks and CDs as well, but they aren’t Blu-ray compatible. Player or drive must be checked out and returned to Stillwater. The loan period is 1 month.


Stillwater Public Library lends Dell Latitude laptops with Windows 10 for 1 week for pickup and return at Stillwater only.

Washington County Library lends Chromebooks with a hotspot for 1 month for pickup and return at Washington County Library branch and associate library locations.

Wi-Fi Hotspots

Borrow a wireless internet connection for use at home or on the go with a hotspot.

Stillwater Mobile Hotspots must be picked up and returned to Stillwater only. Mobile Hotspots from Washington County Library may be picked up and returned to any Washington County branch or associate library location. The loan period is 1 month.


Explore the universe with a library telescope kit! Experience detailed views of the moon or search for celestial objects like nebulas and star clusters. This is a great compact scope for beginners.

Book Club Kits

Everything you need to start your own book discussion group! Kits contain 10 copies of a title, plus a discussion guide, and check out for six weeks. Adult fiction, adult nonfiction, and children’s titles are available.

Memory Minder Kits

Spark memories and create conversations with our Memory Minder Kits. 39 unique kits are available for those with Alzheimer’s, dementia, and memory loss and for their caregivers. Kits have a 6-week loan period.

Nature Backpacks

Check out a Nature Backpack and embark on an outdoor adventure with hands-on tools that kids can use in the field like true scientists.