Library of Things

Library of Things

Have you discovered ALL your library has to offer? We have way more than just books to borrow! Our Library of Things collection has an amazing selection of unique items and resources that you can access for free with your library card. 

Bicycle Locks

Forgot your bicycle lock? No problem! Just ask one of our friendly staff for one to borrow while you visit either location.

How to borrow:
Bicycle locks can be borrowed for up to 4 hours per day and are available at the service desk.

How to return:
Bicycle locks can be returned to any location service point during our hours of operation.

Bicycle Lock

C-PEN ReaderPens

The C-PEN ReaderPen is designed to assist those with reading challenges such as dyslexia, or those learning to read in English, French or Spanish. Using an embedded camera, optical character recognition, and voice-to-text speech, you can scan the pages of a book and it will read out loud! 

C-PEN ReaderPen

Fishing Rods & Tackle Boxes

Did you know library members can borrow a fishing rod and tackle box for free? Enjoy an adventure at Lake Simcoe this summer with a TackleShare Kit! 

This program runs from the May long weekend until the end of the summer.

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Launchpads

Make reading and learning fun with Launchpads

Launchpads are pre-loaded tablets with high-quality, ad-free content just for kids. Give them the freedom to explore a world of learning with apps, videos, storybooks, games and more!

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Light Therapy Lamps

Boost your energy and enhance your mood with the help of light therapy! Our collection of HappyLights are an ideal way to receive all of the positive effects that sunlight has when you’re stuck inside during the winter months.

Learn more about how to borrow HappyLights.

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Musical Instruments

Our Musical Instrument Library includes guitars, keyboards, violins, viola, ukulele, and mandolin. We also have 'learn-to-play' books, DVDs and digital resources available to get you started. 

Ontario Parks Vehicle Permit

Get outside, explore our beautiful province, and learn more about the nature that surrounds us with our Ontario Parks Vehicle Permits! Permits allow park entry to any provincial park for one vehicle and its passengers for the day.

Snowshoe Kit

Winter is best when you can get out and enjoy it! Planning a winter hike? Borrow a pair of snowshoes for free with your library card! 

Snowshoe Kit