Library of Things

The library offers more than just books for checkout. Browse our library of things below! You can place holds on all of these items, but they must be checked out and returned at Washington Public Library.



Orion Starblast 4.5" Altazumuth reflector tabletop telescope.

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The T-9 FRANKLIN mobile hotspot from T-Mobile connects up to 10 computers or Wi-Fi-enabled consumer electronics like smartphones and tablets using T-Mobile's 4G LTE mobile broadband Internet service. Equipped with battery for up to 10 hours of continuous use.

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Fishing Poles

Fishing Poles can be checked out at the main circulation desk. They are offered through the Missouri Department of Conservation's Rod-and-Reel Loaner program.

Film Converter

Supports 8 film types. Converts 135 (35mm), 110, 126, 127 Kodak Pocket, 8 mm/Super 8 film, library film and APS to digital in seconds to internal memory or optional SD/SDHC cards.

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Leak Detector

Save money on your energy bills by spotting air drafts with this Thermal Leak Detector (good for windows and doors).

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Take home a Ukulele for a 2-week checkout. Includes carrying case, instructional booklet and tuner.

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Board Games

Checkout a Board Game for game night! The Library offers 2-week checkouts for Carcassonne, Catan, Seven Wonders and Ticket to Ride: Rails and Sails. Must pick up and return at Washington Public Library.

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Board Games Sponsored by Friends of the Library.