Library of Things

Borrow an Experience!

Borrow technology from our Library of Things (LOT) collection. The LOT kits are a fun, hands-on way for people of all ages to learn new things and expand their skills.

Not an ORL member? Get a library card, today

 

 

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Snap Circuits Junior

Learn basic engineering, electronics and circuitry concepts. Recommended for ages 8 and up. 

Request the Snap Circuits Kit 

 

 

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Birding Backpacks

Get out into nature with our birdwatching kit! Recommended for all ages.

Request a Birding Backpack

Explore Birding Backpacks

 

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Sphero Bolt & iPad 

Coming soon!!

 

 

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Did you make something awesome using our LOT kits?

Share your creation/photo with us on social media! Remember to use #ORLMakes so everyone can appreciate, learn, and marvel at your invention!

 

 


Lending Policy

  • Each kit can be borrowed for 2 weeks.
  • Late fees are $1.00 a day to a maximum of $20.00.
  • 1 renewal if no one else is waiting for the item. 
  • The borrower is responsible for lost, missing, and damaged pieces (see content list with prices included with kit).
  • Return the kit to a staff member at the front desk of your nearest ORL location. Do not use the book drop or leave them outside the library. ·
  • BC One Card patrons: Library of Things kits must be checked out and returned to one of the Okanagan Regional Library branches.
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