Library of Things

Experience Kits

 Borrowing Guidelines

  • Items should be returned to the same branch where the items were checked out.

  • A valid Lapeer District Library card and no outstanding charges over $4.00 is required to borrow an item. 

  • Borrowers must be 18 years or older.

  • A valid Government issued ID with picture and current address must be presented at checkout. The address on the ID and in the library records must match.

  • Borrowers must understand and sign the lending agreement in the presence of library staff each time an item is checked out.  
  • The Borrower is solely responsible for the item and will be billed for the repair or replacement cost associated with damage or loss of the item and/or peripherals as a result of neglect or abuse.  Fees for damage or loss may be assessed and incurred after check in.


Experience Kits are available for families to share together or for individuals who want to try a new hobby.  Each kit comes with an informational sheet, a guide (gives tips, fun facts, and things to do with the kit), books, and materials to get you started.  

Available Experience Kits

  • Fishing Kit
  • Birding Kit
  • Nature Kit
  • Star Kit
  • Watercolor Creativebug Kit
  • Yoga Kit

Call the deAngeli Branch at (810) 664-6971 for more information about Experience Kits or to place a hold on a kit. 

Every branch has at least one Chromebook available for patron checkout. Chromebooks must be checked out at the reference or fiction desk at deAngeli Library or the service desk at any other branch.

  • This project is funded (in part) with a Library Services and Technology Act grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services administered by the Library of Michigan.

Search for treasures with this easy to use Bounty Hunter Tracker IV metal detector. Available at the Hadley Branch Library.

This device can measure watts, current, voltage, frequency, cumulative time, electricity consumption and power factor.  Available at the Hadley Branch Library.

This device delivers quality scans from photos, film, slides and everyday documents. Available at the Elba Branch Library. 

TaoTronics TT-HP021 indoor and outdoor projector screen : with stand. Screen and stand measure 246 x 19 x 12 cm Available at the Elba Branch Library.

Checkout Limits

  • A Library of Things item may be borrowed for 14 days

  • The items  may be renewed one time for 7 days, unless another patron has a hold on the item.  

  • Patrons may only check-out one Library of Things item at a time. 
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