Find It In The Library of Things

The Library of Things is our collection of clever gadgets, technology tools and ingenious items that AAPLD cardholders can check out to use at home. These include items you use once in a while, but don't want to purchase and store. Have old audio and video recordings you want to store and share digitally? We have converters for a variety of formats. Considering a new hobby? Find crafting tools, musical instruments, and sports equipment so you can try before you buy. Planning a party? Check out our karaoke machine, extra video game controllers, projector and inflatable screen.

We're always adding cool stuff to the Library of Things! Read on to discover what's new!

Ghost hunting isn't just for the movies! Our 3 pc. Ghost Detector Kit can help you discover electromagnetic fluctuations, and record electronic voice phenomenea, that can indicate the presence of spirits. If you prefer to hunt more traditional kinds of treasure, our hand-held metal detector will help you locate lost coins, jewelry and other valuables.

Turn your phone into a personal movie theater by plugging in our mini-projector and bluetooth speaker, to stream your favorite movies and TV shows anywhere.

Gift-giving season is just around the corner! It's a great time to explore your creativity, by using the Cricut Easy Press Heat Press Machine to customize t-shirts, totes, aprons, and more. The Clover Pom Pom Maker makes it easy to create cute decorative pom-poms for hats, scarves, boots and bags! Be sure to check out classes and videos on for great hand-made gift ideas.