Library of Things

Barrington Public Library invites you to borrow the unexpected from our new Library of Things collection! All items must be checked out and returned to Barrington Public Library Circulation Desk. Please do not place any of these items in the book drop. Check something out with your library card today!

CRAFTING
Heat Press Machine

Cricut Easy Press - Check for availability

Mini Heat Press Machine ideal for small or unique heat transfer projects like T-Shirts, shoes, and hats. Three (3) heat settings for every iron on and Infusible Ink project. Maximum input 120V.

LOAN RULES:

  • 7-day loan 
  • No reserves or renewals 

LUCY Drawing Tool

LUCY Drawing Tool - Check for availability

Draw faster and more accurate images. Built with optical mirrors that project a virtual image of your drawing subject over your paper or canvas. No electricity or batteries, no computers, no dark room. Strengthen your hand, eye, and brain connection.

LOAN RULES:

  • 7-day loan 
  • No reserves or renewals. Must be returned to a staff member at the Circulation Desk (not in our book drop or at another library). 
 
Pom-Pom Maker Set

Check for availability

Easily make pom-poms in four different sizes. Perfect for fluff ball weaving, mini knitting projects and crochet crafts. Yarn not included.

LOAN RULES:

  • 7-day loan 
  • No reserves or renewals 
Sewing & Quilting Machine (temporarily unavailable)

Brother CS6000i - Check for availability

Includes 60 built-in sewing stitches, including decorative stitches and 7 styles of auto-size buttonholes, an automatic needle threader that perfectly pushes the thread through the needle and a convenient, jam resistant drop-in top bobbin, and a hard protective case, wide table, 10 sewing feet, needle set including twin needle, 3 bobbins and more. Select your stitches with the touch of a button and view them on the LCD display.

LOAN RULES:

  • 21-day loan 
  • No reserves, call the Circulation Desk for renewals at 401-247-1920 x3
 
EQUIPMENT
Electricity Kilowatt Usage Monitor

Poniie PN2000 - Check for availability

Counts consumption by Kilowatt-hours, with high-power tolerance rated at Max. 16A, compatible with 220v AC. Checks the quality of power by Watts (active power), Current (true RMS), Voltage (true RMS), Frequency (Hz) and Power Factor.

LOAN RULES:

  • 7-day loan 
  • No reserves or renewals 
 
Food Dehydrator

Check for availability

Four-tray system for dehydrating foods at a fraction of the cost of commercially dehydrated foods with no additives or preservatives. See-through cover to monitor drying progress on top tray and bottom-mounted fan and heating element provide consistent air flow for optimum drying at 165 degrees.

LOAN RULES:

  • 7-day loan 
  • No reserves or renewals 
 
Laser Level
Bosch GLL30 30ft Cross-Line Laser Level - Check for availability

Features a cross-line mode, projecting 2 very bright laser lines, self-leveling with 360 degree flexible mounting device. The laser's thin lines are highly visible up to 30 ft. and offer accuracy of 5/16 inch at 30 ft.

LOAN RULES:

  • 7-day loan 
  • No reserves or renewals
 
LCD Projector

Epson PowerLite 732c - Check for availability

Creates a projected image size of between 30 and 300 diagonal inches at corresponding projection distances of between 3 and 40 feet. The projector is loaned in a carry case with a power cable, quick-setup guide, and 1 VGA cable. The projector accepts video inputs of VGA, RCA, and S-Video. If your device outputs video to a different connector, you will need to provide your own adapter to one of the accepted video inputs.

LOAN RULES:

  • 7-day loan 
  • No reserves or renewals
 

Ruby Handheld Video Magnifier

Check for availability

The RUBY handheld video magnifier helps people who need assistance reading text and seeing document details. These on-the-go video magnifier have a 4.3-inch screen to magnify items from 5 to 10 times the original size. You can view items and read text with ease, even in dark rooms with the built-in LED lighting. We have two magnifiers available for checkout.

LOAN RULES:

  • 21-day loan 
  • No reserves or renewals
 

Streaming Device for TV

EZCast Ultra Airplay Receiver, 4K Streaming Device - Check for availability

Cast high quality video to an HD TV with support for 4K 3840*2160 @60Hz signal. Supports both 2.4GHz and 5GHz 802.11ac Wifi Channel. Compatible with iOS, Android, MacOS, Windows and ChromeOS and supports multiple wireless display protocols, including DLNA, EZAir (Airplay), Miracast, Google Home Mirror, and Chrome. Please note: Due to copyright protection, streaming videos from your iOS device to a TV screen is not supported by some online video providers such as Netflix, Amazon prime video, Hulu, etc.

LOAN RULES:

  • 7-day loan 
  • No reserves or renewals
 

Stud Finder

ProSensor 710 Precision Stud Finder - Check for availability

Advanced Multi-Sense technology senses the wall in multiple locations simultaneously. LED lights illuminate to show the position of hidden objects, making it easy to visualize the position of studs. Identifies the width of hidden objects so that you know the position and size of hidden objects. Can identify the position of multiple studs simultaneously.

LOAN RULES:

  • 7-day loan 
  • No reserves or renewals
 

VCR

Check for availability

Includes an RCA to HDMI converter for playing VHS tapes on a modern, hi-def TV. Please note: The library is not responsible for damage to your VHS tapes; use at your own risk.

LOAN RULES:

  • 7-day loan 
  • No reserves or renewals
 

Webcam

Logitech for Creators StreamCam Premium Webcam - Check for availability

Stream and record in full 1080p HD resolution at 60 fps for sharp, natural video with smooth motion. Auto-Framing and Intelligent Exposure. Optimized for Popular Live Streaming Software. Effortlessly stream to Twitch, YouTube and more using popular live streaming software like Open Broadcaster Software (OBS), XSplit and Streamlabs OBS. High-bandwidth USB-C connection ensures stable and reliable HD video quality for your streams and videos. Includes Blue Yeti USB Mic for recording & streaming on PC and Mac and Neewer 10-inch selfie ring light.

LOAN RULES:

  • 7-day loan 
  • No reserves or renewals
 
Worldwide AC Power Plug Adapter
Check for availability

Equipped with 2 USA sockets along with USB & USB-C charging ports, allows you to charge 4 devices simultaneously. Perfect for families or those traveling in groups, especially handy in hotel rooms with limited plug sockets. SWadAPt Technology allows you to swap out Type A, B, I, C, G, E/F adapters that will travel with you wherever you want to go.

LOAN RULES:

  • 21-day loan 
  • No reserves or renewals
 
GAMING SYSTEMS
Nintendo Entertainment System (NES) Classic

NES Classic - Check for availability

NES Classic Edition has the original look and feel, only smaller, sleeker, and pre loaded with 30 games, including Super Mario Bros., Donkey Kong, The Legend of Zelda, PAC MAN, Dr. Mario, Mega Man, and Final Fantasy. Includes a standard HDMI cable, 1 “old school” gray-colored NES Classic Controller and an AC adapter.

LOAN RULES:

  • 7-day loan 
  • No reserves or renewals
 

Nintendo Entertainment System (NES) Super Classic

NES Super Classic - Check for availability

Has the original look and feel of the 90s home console, only smaller. Comes fully loaded with 21 games, including Super Mario Kart and Street Fighter II Turbo: Hyper Fighting. Compatible with the Classic Controller and Classic Controller Pro accessories; Just plug it in and play. 

LOAN RULES:

  • 7-day loan 
  • No reserves or renewals
 

Playaway Launchpad

Brain Power, Crossword Workout, Learn English Phrases, Mind Games, and You've Been Sudokued - Check for availability

Check out a Playaway Launchpad tablet, pre-loaded with interactive content. Easy to navigate and use. No download time. No need for Wi-Fi. 100% secure. Look for the empty Launchpad cases in our AV room, and bring to the Circulation Desk to borrow them. Borrowing limit is 1 per patron.

LOAN RULES:

  • 21-day loan 
  • No reserves or renewals. Must be returned to a staff member at the Circulation Desk (not in our book drop or at another library).
 

SEGA Genesis Mini Video Game Console

Sega Genesis Mini - Check for availability

The iconic SEGA Genesis console that defined a generation of gaming returns in a slick, miniaturized unit. Loaded with 42 legendary games and is plug and play ready right out of the box. Includes 2 wired controllers, 40 games + 2 bonus games, power cable and USB adapter, and HDMI cable.

LOAN RULES:

  • 7-day loan 
  • No reserves or renewals
 
TurboGrafx-16 Mini Video Game Console

TurboGrafx-16 Mini - Check for availability

Originally released in Japan in 1987, the TurboGrafx-16 home console captivated gamers with its revolutionary graphics and sound. Now available in this new compact model that comes preloaded with a selection of popular titles. Play all your old favorites to your heart's content!

LOAN RULES:

  • 7-day loan 
  • No reserves or renewals

 

 
MUSIC
Keyboard Controller

AKAI Professional MPK Mini MK3 - Check for availability

USB powered MIDI controller with 25 mini MIDI keyboard velocity-sensitive keys for studio production, virtual synthesizer control and beat production. Eight (8) backlit velocity-sensitive MPC-Style MIDI beat pads with Note Repeat and Full Level for programming drums, triggering samples and controlling virtual synthesizer/DAW controls. Eight (8) 360-degree knobs assign to all your music studio plugins for mixing, tweaking synth controls and more. 1500+ sounds and everything you need for pro production.

LOAN RULES:

  • 7-day loan 
  • No reserves or renewals
 

Ukulele

Ranch Concert Ukulele 23-inch Professional Wooden Ukelele Kit Check for availability

Fashioned from Sapele wood which produces a warmer and deeper tone than laminate wood. Chrome die cast tuning pegs keeps ukulele in tune; it is as simple as tightening a screw. Digital tuner is easy to tune and play. Kit includes bag, tuner, strings set, and strap.

LOAN RULES:

  • 7-day loan 
  • No reserves or renewals
 

RECREATION (INDOOR)

Chess Clock

Tournament Analog Chess Clock - Check for availability

Mechanical, wind-up chess clock; no need for battery. Accurate timing; the daily error is no more than 1 second. Borrow by itself, or together with our Chess & Checkers set.

LOAN RULES:

  • 7-day loan 
  • No reserves or renewals
 

Chess & Checkers Set

A&A 15" Wooden Chess & Checkers Set - Check for availability

German knight Staunton handcrafted birch wood chess pieces. 15" x 15" x 1" BBoard is handmade with fine beech wood, Walnut & Maple inlaid. Also includes 12 light colored and 12 reddish brown colored wooden checkers.

LOAN RULES:

  • 7-day loan 
  • No reserves or renewals
 
Cribbage Board
Cribbage Board Set - Check for availability

3-track Cribbage for 2 to 3 people. Large storage space for 2 deck of playing cards, 9 cribbage pegs. Measures 14.7" x 4" x 1.7" for easy portability.

LOAN RULES:

  • 7-day loan 
  • No reserves or renewals
Dominoes Game
Mexican Train Dominoes - Check for availability

Players work to dispense all the dominoes in their hand by playing them onto one or more ''trains'' emanating from a central hub. Suitable for 2 - 8 players ages 8 and up. Felt-lined wood box with sliding top stores a set of double-12 color-dot dominoes, 8 cast metal trains, and solid wood train station and score pad.

LOAN RULES:

  • 7-day loan 
  • No reserves or renewals
Hope Puzzles
Variety - Check for availability

Unique heirloom wood puzzles filled with special whimsy pieces. These are not your standard jigsaw puzzles! Proudly made here in Rhode Island and donated to Barrington Public Library by Hope Puzzles LLC.

LOAN RULES:

  • 21-day loan 
  • No reserves or renewals
 
Jigsaw Puzzles
Variety - Check for availability

Over 2 dozen 500- , 1000- and 2000-piece jigsaw puzzles in a variety of different designs and difficulties.

LOAN RULES:

  • 21-day loan 
  • No reserves or renewals
Jumbo Wooden Blocks Game
Giantville Tumbling Timber Toy - Check for availability

56 jumbo pieces, premium pine wood. Grows from 2 feet to over 4 feet while playing. Each pine wood block measures 6.4" L x 2.1" W x 1.2" D.

LOAN RULES:

  • 7-day loan 
  • No reserves or renewals
Mah Jongg Game Set
Linda Li American Mah Jongg Set - Check for availability

Includes 166 ivory color, fully engraved, hand-painted tiles, 4 black all-in-one pusher and tile rack combo. Easy to use and to put away after game play. Each set comes with 3 large dice (5/8" size), 100 money chips, and bettor.

LOAN RULES:

  • 7-day loan 
  • No reserves or renewals
Monopoly Game
Check for availability

The classic property trading game where players buy, sell, dream and scheme their way to riches. This version welcomes the Rubber Ducky, Tyrannosaurus Rex, and Penguin into its family of tokens.

LOAN RULES:

  • 7-day loan 
  • No reserves or renewals
 
Murder Mystery Game
Murder Mystery Party Case Files: Underwood Cellars - Check for availability

Open the case file to evaluate all the evidence to identify the real killer. Hints and solutions available online in "archived or lost evidence." Sort through more than 50 pieces of evidence, including witness statements, newspaper articles and crime scene materials to track down the killer. For 1 or More Players ages 14 and up.

LOAN RULES:

  • 7-day loan 
  • No reserves or renewals
Scrabble Game
Travel Scrabble Game - Check for availability

Travel-sized handsome folding wood case with magnetic closure feature. Includes 100 solid wood Scrabble letter tiles with high-contrast black print, 4 solid wood tile racks, tile pouch, scorepad, game instructions.

LOAN RULES:

  • 7-day loan 
  • No reserves or renewals
Tarot Cards
MagicSeer Large Tarot Cards with Guidebook - Check for availability

Tarot deck for beginner and advanced readers. Includes guide book and velvet bag.

LOAN RULES:

  • 7-day loan 
  • No reserves or renewals
RECREATION (OUTDOOR)
Birdwatching Kit 
Check for availability

Kit includes Nikon Monarch 5 compact binoculars with 12x magnification and a 42mm objective diameter, Gosky Cell Phone Adapter Mount, Birds of the Northeast booklet for easy identification, and large fanny pack to easily carry everything. 

LOAN RULES:

  • 7-day loan 
  • No reserves or renewals

 

 
Bocce Ball Kit 
Check for availability

Includes 90mm balls (4 red, 4 green), 1 white pallino, 1 measuring rope and 1 carrying bag. Two deeply carved patterns per color (circle pattern and straight line pattern) allow for 2-8 players.

LOAN RULES:

  • 7-day loan 
  • No reserves or renewals

 

 
Cornhole Game
G4Free Portable Collapsible 5 Holes Cornhole Game Set - Check for availability

Tarot deck for beginner and advanced readers. Includes guide book and velvet bag.

LOAN RULES:

  • 7-day loan 
  • No reserves or renewals
Giant Parachute for Kids (temporarily unavailable)
Sonya Becca Parachute - Check for availability

12-feet diameter, 12 separate handles spaced evenly around for group play of 8-12 children. Waterproof 210T polyester taffeta fabric.

LOAN RULES:

  • 7-day loan 
  • No reserves or renewals
 
Giant Wood Yard Dice
Check for availability

Includes 6 supersize wooden dice in 3.5 inches, 2 double sided score sheets, dry erase marker pens, and a durable storage bag. Dice are made of sturdy, solid pine natural wood.

LOAN RULES:

  • 7-day loan 
  • No reserves or renewals
 
Go Pro Action Camera
GoPro HERO9 Waterproof Action Camera - Check for availability

Front LCD and touch rear screens, 5K ultra HD video, 20MP photos, 1080p live streaming, Webcam, stabilization. Shoot stunning 5K video and capture 14.7MP frame grabs. Also records in 4K, 2.7K, 1440p and 1080p. Comes with dual battery charger and battery. Borrow along with our Action Camera Accessory Kit!

LOAN RULES:

  • 7-day loan 
  • No reserves or renewals
 
Go Pro Action Camera Accessories Kit
Neewer 50-in-1 Action Camera Accessory Kit - Check for availability

Includes straps for head, chest, and helmet, wrist strap and floating handle grip, handlebar mount and suction cup, and flexible tripod and selfie stick. Items can be checked out as a kit or separately.

LOAN RULES:

  • 7-day loan 
  • No reserves or renewals
 
Hiking/Walking Sticks
Cascade Mountain Tech Trekking Poles - Check for availability

Aluminum hiking walking sticks with adjustable locks. Expandable from 26” to 54" height. Two sets of two poles available.

LOAN RULES:

  • 7-day loan 
  • No reserves or renewals
 
Metal Detector
Garrett Ace 250 Metal Detector - Check for availability

Submersible search coil, Graphic Target ID cursor, accept/reject notch for specific target detection and to ignore unwanted items, electronic pinpoint for easy target recovery, Sensitivity Control adjusts to 8 levels of sensitivity for differing ground conditions, continuous target depth indicator.

LOAN RULES:

  • 7-day loan 
  • No reserves or renewals
 
Movie Screen, Projector, & Speaker/Amplifier (temporarily unavailable)
Check for availability

16' Inflatable Outdoor Projector Movie Screen. Includes ropes, blower, and tent stakes (with mallet) to secure screen against the wind. Projector plays DVDs only. Includes Amplifier/Speaker to enjoy louder volume and retractable AC power cord. In large carrying case with wheels for convenient transport.

LOAN RULES:

  • 7-day loan 
  • No reserves or renewals
 
Night Vision Trail Camera
GardePro A3 Trail Camera - Check for availability

Ultra clear SONY imaging technology. Records H.264 1080P 30fps video with sound and crisp clear 20MP picture. No glow night vision range 100ft. Fast 0.1s trigger speed. Supports 128GB standard SD card (you must supply SD card yourself).

LOAN RULES:

  • 7-day loan 
  • No reserves or renewals
 
Pickleball Paddles Set
Vinsguir Pickleball Set - Check for availability

Includes set of 2 premium graphite pickleball paddles, 3 outdoor pickleball balls, 1 indoor pickle-ball ball & 1 portable pickleball bag. Soft non-slip paddle handle is shaped with 4.92” grip length and 4.25'' grip circumference.

LOAN RULES:

  • 7-day loan 
  • No reserves or renewals
 
Telescope Kit (temporarily unavailable)
Orion StarBlast 4.5 Astro Reflector Telescope Kit - Check for availability

Compact grab-and-go telescope designed for entry-level and intermediate astronomy enthusiasts. Includes two Explorer II 1.25" Kellner telescope eyepieces (17mm and 6mm), EZ Finder II reflex sight for easy aiming, eyepiece rack, collimation cap, Moon filter, Moon Map 260 and Star Target Planisphere, and Starry Night astronomy software.

LOAN RULES:

  • 7-day loan 
  • No reserves or renewals
 
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