LIBRARY OF THINGS

Curtis Memorial Library has a large inventory of Things to borrow beyond books.  Let us know what else we should lend, or browse more of our community’s ideas at our registry. Many of our things have been made available by donations from our generous community members. By checking out a Thing you agree to the Borrowing and Use Guidelines.

All equipment checkouts are currently limited to Curtis Memorial Library cardholders. Apply online to obtain a Curtis Memorial Library card.

CRAFT KITS

Located in our Crafts & Hobbies section. They include tools for fiber arts, paper crafts, traditional skills and other fine arts.

Ask a staff person for oversized items.

EDUCATION KITS

Located in our Education Section. Ask a staff person for assistance with oversized items.

HEALTH & WELLNESS KITS

Located in our Health and Wellness section.

HOME & GARDEN KITS

Located in our Gardening section. They include plants and tools.

Ask a staff person for oversized items.

HOME & GARDEN KITS – PLANT LIBRARY

Seasonal. Located in our Gardening section and outside. Many of our plants can be viewed on our Green Map and at Falling Fruit.

Share and spread beneficial plants with us! Borrow a plant, return a plant derivative (a cutting, layer, division, tuber, scion or seed). No late fees or replacement fines are charged. All may access our Plant Library’s shared documentation: learn from our videos and documents.

Plant parts are also given out at seasonal events and through the Community Seed Network. Plant donations are accepted, but priority is given to those grown responsibly, native to this region, part of the Arc of Taste or those that support open access.

To collaborate or obtain assistance email hazel@curtislibrary.com

KITCHEN KITS

Located in our Cooking & Entertaining section. They include items for events, processing, preserving, cooking and baking.

Ask a staff person for oversized items.

MUSIC KITS

Ask a staff person for assistance.

SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY KITS

Ask a staff person for assistance.

SELF HELP KITS

Located in our Self Help and Psychology Section. Ask a staff person for assistance with oversized items.

SPORTS & RECREATION KITS

Many games and puzzles are located in the Teen and Children’s section. 500 piece + more puzzles are located on shelves by the Help Desk.

Ask a staff person for assistance with items including: board games, supplies, and yard games.

THANK YOU

Many generous community members have donated to our Library of Things, including the following: