The Downtown Library will be closed Sunday, Oct. 17, and Sunday, Oct. 24.

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 Guides – 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. View the full list of board games in our catalog.
  • 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.

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