Library of Things
Missoula Public Library has more than just books and movies! Your library card gets you access to a variety of nontraditional collection items as well.
- Life Jackets – Readily available during the summer for children up to 90 lbs.
- Assistive Reading Devices – Selection of print magnifying devices to aid with reading.
- Automotive Diagnostic Scanners – Diagnose your automotive trouble with one of MPL’s OBD2 scanners.
- Travel Kits/Trail Bags – Got a great trip or hike planned out? Check out these materials for your next great destination.
- Binoculars/Birding Backpacks – These come in handy for your next hiking adventure.
- Board Games – Unplug for an evening and have some real-life fun with our board game collection.
- Puzzles – Do you buy puzzles, work them once and then store them in a closet never to be worked again? Pick up a new one in our puzzle swap area, or bring your puzzles to share with others.
- Seed Library – Are you looking for some tasty vegetable or beautiful ornamental? Check seeds out for your new garden thanks to the Five Valleys Seed Library.
- Kill-a-Watt Meter – Want to know how much energy that appliance is using? This gadget will tell you.
- Telescopes – Fully explore Big Sky Country. Thanks to the Western Montana Astronomical Association.
- Bike Locks
- Rokus – Streaming media players
- Memory Kits – Activity kits for caregivers to use with persons experiencing memory loss.
- Kitchen Gadgets
- Wireless Hotspots
- Phone/Device Chargers
Call (406) 721-2665 for more information.
In addition, MCAT has items you can also check out.