Oh, the things you can borrow with your library card! Did you know that with your EVLD library card you can check out hotspots, GoPros, video games and more for free? Delve into our new items for check out, listed by interest below and ask staff for more details:
NEW: Brain Boosters
Reminiscence Kits - Reminiscence therapy is an activity which promotes the sharing of memories and the telling of stories. Favorite Things products help people connect to one another through the reminiscence of their own favorite things by stimulating memories with vibrant pictures and video clips. Whether one-on-one or in a group setting, the ability to share life experiences and advice with others enhances our sense of worth and general well-being. Reminiscence therapy is well-known for its success in treating and managing dementia. Check out the collection:
STEM Kits - Eagle Valley Libraries now have STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) Kits available to borrow. Kits are designed to provide hands-on engagement and creative learning for a variety of categories and ages. Explore, learn and play!
Chromebooks and Mobile Wireless (Wi-Fi) Hotspots
Are you lacking reliable internet at home, do you need computer access after library hours or do you need the internet on the go? Now, you can now borrow the internet and a Chromebook just like a book! In an effort to be a more digitally inclusive community, Eagle Valley Libraries offer Chromebooks and mobile hotspots for a 1 week checkout period.
- Chromebooks - are a faster, simpler and more secure computer laptop.
- Mobile hotspots - provide 24/7 access to the internet with unlimited data on a fast, secure network (within the Sprint service area). You can use a hotspot to connect a mobile-enabled device, such as a laptop, smartphone or tablet, to the internet. The hotspot is portable, so you can connect your device almost wherever you are, like at home, in the park or on the mountain.
Good news for all outdoor lovers, Eagle Valley Libraries has expanded their library of things. Let Eagle Valley Libraries help you explore the great outdoors!
- State Park Passes - seven-day park pass to 41 Colorado State Parks
- Adventure Packs - family outdoor exploration pack curated by Walking Mountains Science Center
- Binocular (Cometron 7x50) - This binocular is ideal for astronomical use. A wide field of view reveals a larger portion of the night sky, allowing you to view more of the comet's impressive tail.
- Dry Gear Bag - 5L
- GPS Device - Garmin's Oregon 650t with satellite tracking
- Hammock - Portable double parachute hammock
- HELIO Solar Light & Power Bank - ultra-efficient source of light and power - 100% Solar
- Inflatable Lounger - light weight portable air inflatable lounger
- LED Camping Lantern - with rechargeable USB
- Portable Folding Chairs - Outdoor foldable chair can sustain weight up to 250 lbs. or 113kg.
- Portable Solar Charger - Equipped with double USB ports, two flashlights, and a compass kit. Lightweight and compact size for easy to hold in hand and carry. Emergency back-up solution, perfect for outdoor activities.
- Regional National Geographic Trails Illustrated Maps - Waterproof and tear resistant Topographic Maps
- Trekking Poles - Adjustable trekking poles, lightweight and easy to use.
Develop your problem solving, spatial and hand-eye coordination skills as well as vision and speed skills playing video games. Gather with friends and family engaging in a little friendly competition with card games.
Eagle Valley Libraries has video games available for these systems:
- Nintendo Switch
- Xbox One
- Xbox Series X
Card games available:
- Bang! The Dice Game
- Jungle Speed
- One Night: Ultimate Werewolf
- Spot It!
- Taco Cat Goat Cheese Pizza
- Unstable Unicorns
- What Do You Meme?
Expand your skills and be creative!
The Eagle Valley Libraries has:
- 360° Fly HD Video Camera
- Canon XC10 4K Professional Camcorder
- GoPros - Hero, Hero5 Black & Hero5 Sessions - Small action cameras great for taking with you hiking, biking, skiing, snowboarding and on other outdoor adventures.
- Green Screen Kit - with lighting
- Mini Instant Camera - Fujifilm Instax (film not included)
- Monopod - A 3-section monopod that provides instant single-handed final height adjustment.
- Photo Light Box Tent Kit - The photo light box is perfect for catching well lit pictures using smartphones, cameras or camcorders. Ideal for shooting small products, such as digital products, jewellery, watches, and more.
- Portable Document Scanner - Wireless
- Wireless Lapel Microphone
In recent years the notion of a sharing economy has inspired public libraries across the country to develop nontraditional collections of items for community access. Here's even more "Things" for you to check out:
- Artists Easel - Supports objects up to 80cm high, 3cm thick, and weighing up to 8 pounds. Great to display pictures, and posters, for art exhibitions, weddings, parties, museum displays, etc.
- Bluetooth Speaker (Comiso) - Portable Bluetooth speaker that delivers surprisingly powerful stereo sound. Water-resistant with loud, clear 360° sound and thundering bass.
- Foldable Magnifier - Convenient plotting scale built into the white plastic base can be used to measure the actual size of objects under lens.
- Folding Music Stand - Classic folding music stand is perfect for use at home or in the classroom.
- Magnifying Glass - portable light weight magnification with light
- Portable CD player - compatibility with CD, MP3, CD-R, HDCD formats AUX connected with audible devices 3.5mm audio input, like connecting to a speaker, headset or car. User friendly LCD display and buttons for playback and other functions.
- Portable DVD Player - 12.5" Portable DVD Player with SD card reader, USB port, rechargeable battery, and 10.5" HD screen, supports AV-IN/ OUT, and Region free playback.
- Stud Finder Wall Scanner - Accurately and quickly find edges and center of metal, studs, joists, pipes, live AC wire behind walls, floors and ceilings.
- Texas Instruments TI-84 Plus Calculator - Ideal for use in pre-algebra, algebra, and geometry equations. Also may be used for business & finance, biology, chemistry, and physics equations.
- Toshiba Portable External Hard Drive - Portable hard drive allows creators to do what they do best-anywhere their lives take them-offering high storage capacity, access to your stored content and the time-tested reliable performance they need.