St. Louis County Library offers a variety of unique items for check-out. All of the items below can be checked out for 21-days with a valid SLCL card. View borrowing loan period and item limits.
Patrons can check out binoculars for use in their own backyards, at the zoo, concerts or sporting events. The program is a partnership with the St. Louis Astronomical Society.
Each kit contains everything needed to connect to the internet at home, including a Chromebook and a Wi-Fi hotspot.
Use your St. Louis County Library card to check out a disc golf kit! Each kit contains everything you need for a round–discs (driver, mid-range, putter) and a case. Kits are available to check-out for 21-days at any SLCL branch.
Check out a fort building kit from St. Louis County Library and take your creative play to the next level! Each kit contains plastic tubes and connectors, as well as instructions to create a variety of different shapes and structures.
The current collection includes ukuleles, acoustic guitars, banjos, bongos, keyboards, xylophones, bass guitars, box drums, electric guitars and djembes. Instructional music books and DVDs are included with most of the instruments, along with a hard case to protect it from damage.
Each kit contains a portable recorder and lavalier mic, as well as a memory card and adapter. There is also a folder with instructions and resources for conducting oral history interviews from the History & Genealogy Department. Kits can be checked out for 3 weeks with a valid St. Louis County Library card.
Portable projectors are perfect for outdoor movies, business presentations and other creative ideas such as gaming and art projects.
All SLCL branches have a selection of puzzles for all age groups. Visit your local branch to see what’s available.
Sci-finders kits contain everything parents and kids need to engage in hands-on activities at home. The kits can be checked out for a period of two weeks by anyone with a valid, adult SLCL library card. Each kit comes equipped with learning activities and experiments centered on a variety of science and technology topics.
A variety of tabletop games are available including Catan, Star Wars Rebellion, Kingdom Builder, Karuba and more.
Telescopes come with instructions and hints on where to look for various constellations. The Borrow a Telescope program is made possible by donations from the Astronomical Society and the St. Louis County Library Foundation.
Access the internet on the go, anywhere, any time with a mobile Hotspot. Free mobile internet access is being provided by the St. Louis County Library through T-Mobile.