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Borrow Equipment from Avon Lake Public Library

We have new ways to access media, yours and ours, new and old.

Most Items circulate for 7 days (some for 21 days as indicated) and all are subject to a $1.00/day overdue fine. 

 

Reformat  Refresh  Rediscover

 

REFORMAT

 

 Do you have old media?  We have the means to help you save it.

 

Slide Scanners

(Ion Omni and Jumbl): Includes required cords, adapters, memory cards and instructions.

Photo Scanners

Kodak Personal

  •   Scans up to 5×7 photos at high or low resolution (feed through method) to memory card for transfer.

Taotronics:

  • Portable “wand” scans to PDF or JPG (roll across method) to memory card.  AA batteries required.

Audio Converters

Handy Trax Turntable

  •  Plays at 33.3, 45 and 78 rpm. Output via USB or audio out jack.  Capture with your choice of digital audio editing software, or use Audacity (basic instructions provided).

EZCap Cassette to mp3 player/recorder

  • Captures cassette audio directly to flash drive. Powered by battery or USB.  Edit with your choice of software, or use Audacity (basic instructions provided).

Card reader

  • Adapt various memory cards so data can be read via USB on older computers.

USB floppy drive

  • Reads 3.5 inch floppy drive through USB for newer computers.

 

REFRESH

 

 Try out what’s available digitally without making any investment yourself.  Even if you already “stream” and “e-read,” our devices contain content you won’t have to purchase.

Wireless HotSpot

  • Get your data via 4G or LTE signal. Use wherever you can use most cell phones.  These portable devices can be charged by USB and AC adaptor.

Rokus

  • Connects easily to most TV sets.
  • Operated entirely by on-screen menus and simple remote. Requires an internet connection in order to work.
  • All include access to Amazon Prime movies and television and VUDU (access to hundreds of movies purchased by the Library, including the entire Star Wars series).
  • Channels such as Netflix, Hulu and Sling are available if you have a password or a trial available, but please delete your credentials before you return.
  • Many other channels are included, but only staff can add additional ones.

Roku 1

  • IR remote (line of sight transmission).
  • RCA and HDMI connection to TV, connect by wifi only.

Roku 2

  • RF remote.
  • RCA and HDMI connection to TV, connect by wifi only.

Roku 3

  • Enhanced Remote and menu.
  • HDMI only connection to TV, connect by wifi or ethernet cable.

Video Game Consoles

PlayStation 3

  • Plays Playstation 3 (but not Playstation 4) games, DVDs, Blu-ray discs, and music CDs. Kit includes a power cable, one wireless controller, one controller charge cable, and component cables (these are the red, blue, and green cables that connect to your TV).

 

Xbox 360

  • Plays Xbox 360 (but not Xbox One) games, DVDs, and music CDs. Kit includes a power cable, one controller, one controller charge cable, and component cables (these are the red, blue, and green cables that connect to your TV).

Wii

  • Plays Wii (but not Wii U) games. Included items are a power cable, two Wiimotes, two Nunchucks, batteries, a sensor bar, and AV cables.

Tablets

Kindle Fire (regular and HD)

  • Includes Kindle ebooks purchased by the Library and access to Amazon Prime movies and television.

E-readers (21 day loan period)

Launchpads (21 day loan period)

 

REDISCOVER

 

 Things you didn’t know we had — to discover the universe, or make a presentation perfect.

(The following items can all be checked out from the Circulation desk.)

Telescope

Meters

Portable Projector Screens (3 sizes measured on the diagonal)

Digital Projector

Overhead Projector

Slide Projector

Cassette Players

*These items can be checked out from the Circulation desk.

All equipment can be checked out from the INFORMATION desk, unless stated otherwise. Return items to the desk you borrowed them from so staff can check them over.

Equipment may be held through our online catalog, to be picked up at the respective service desk.

You must be 18 or older, show photo ID with current address at time of checkout, and sign an agreement to borrow equipment.

Renewals or extended loans cannot be made online, but can be made by Library staff at their discretion. 

Partially damaged equipment or equipment returned with parts missing will be billed at Library discretion.