Library of Things

Update: We just received a large donation of sports equipment from Canadian Tire Grande Prairie! Thanks to their support we have added equipment for the following sports and activities:

Street Hockey

Tee-Ball

Pickleball

Tennis

Badminton

Basketball

Bicycle Training Wheels

Life Jackets

Thanks so much to Canadian Tire for their support!

Did you know that you can borrow "things" from GPPL?

Find them all by searching our Catalogue for "Library of Things" (including quotation marks) or through this link.

Note: Items from our Library of Things can only be checked out from and returned to GPPL.

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Please see our full list of items available for borrowing below:

Sports & Activities

3-Wheel Kick Scooter For Kids - 3 wheeled kick scooter suitable for ages 3-12. Designed for improved balance and increased safety.

Ab Slide Roller - Works 7 major muscle groups including abdominals, waistline, oblique, arms, shoulders, chest and back - in 1 simple sliding motion.

Badminton Set - Badminton set includes: 2 blue/black 26-inch racquets, 3 feather shuttlecocks in canister, in blue mesh bag.

Balance Trainer - Designed for all fitness levels and ages, improving core strength & balance. Utilize for rehabilitation and recovery from injuries, increase balance, and engage multi-joint movement by challenging your whole body with exercises that will integrate the muscle groups and make them work together.

Basketball - Size 7 orange basketball. Official size and weight for indoor or outdoor use.

Bean Bag Toss Game - Bean bag toss game (also known as Cornhole), includes (2) target boards, (4) blue bean bags, (4) black bean bags, (4) hole covers and one instruction booklet.

Bocce Set - Swiftflyte Bocce Ball set, includes 8 bocce balls, 1 palino ball and instruction sheet in carrying case.

Croquet Set - 9 wicket croquet set with (9) wickets, (2) stakes, (6) balls and (6) mallets.

Disc Golf - Includes: 2 discs (putter and driver), in bag. Disc golf is a low-impact sport that borrows elements from ultimate frisbee and golf.

Evo Ascent Snowshoes - 22” adults snowshoes, suggested max. weight 180 lbs (80 kg). Engineered to improve traction on ice, snow and steep slopes.

Evo Trail Snowshoes - 22” adults snowshoes, suggested max. weight 180 lbs (80 kg). Engineered to improve traction and provide efficient movement.

Extreme Slide Board - Targets specific muscles needed to help you maximize the power of your stride. It will help with lateral movements, balance and endurance so you can be first to the puck every time. Used by NHL players. Includes: slide board, slide board strap, 3 pairs of booties, instructions, carrying case.

Flag Football Set - Includes: 1 football, 10 belts, 30 flags, 4 cones, 2 flags, 1 bean bag, 1 kickoff tee, black backpack. Enough for 5 players on each team.

Foam Roller : Massage roller helps to loosen tight muscles, improve mobility and relieve stress.

Semi-firm density roller features illustrations of the nine most common moves, providing clear easy-to-follow visuals for maximum results.

Football : Peewee - Under Armour 395 Gripskin composite football, junior size appropriate for players age 9-12.

Giant 4-in-a-Row - The aim of this classic game is to be the first to connect 4 pieces in a row in any direction. Includes: 2 red panels, 2 blue side holders, 2 red sliders, 21 green rings, 21 yellow rings, instructions, carrying case.

Giant Tumbling Timber - 60 jumbo wooden blocks floor game for kids and adults. High quality and durable. Grows to over 5 feet while playing.

Junior Snowshoes - MSR Tyker Kids Snowshoes, suitable for kids’ shoe sizes 7.5-13.5 and adult sizes 1-4.5, suggested max. weight 90 lbs (40 kg). Designed to fit most types of footwear.

Kettlebell (10 lb) - 10 lb (4.5 kg) kettlebell for various exercises.

Kettlebell (15 lb) - 15 lb (6.8 kg) kettlebell for various exercises.

Ladderball - Go! Gater premium ladderball set, includes (2) targets, (3) yellow bolos, (3) green bolos, and (1) storage bag. Throw your bolo and try to land it on the ladder for points, first to 21 points wins.

Life Jacket (Adult) Yellow/blue life jacket with 3 adjustable quick-release buckles. Universal size fits most adults weighing more than 90 pounds (41 kg). Chest measurements: 30-52 inches (76-132 cm).

Life Jacket (Child) - Red/grey life jacket with 3 adjustable quick-release buckles. Padded life jacket with crotch strap for children weighing 33-55 pounds (15-25 kg).

Neokid III Snowshoes - 16” children’s snowshoes, suggested weight 30-80 lbs (14-36 kg). Lightweight, durable and stay flexible down to -40°C.

Pickleball Setincludes: 2 black/blue wooden paddles, 2 yellow pickleballs, in beige mesh bag. Durable construction provides responiveness and power, with cushioned grip for comfort and control.

Picnic & Play - Includes: 1 blue/white insulated picnic basket, 1 blue blanket, 1 light-up frisbee, 1 red 6" rhino ball, 2 red 7' jump ropes, 2 purple walkie talkies with 2 usb cables, 1 power adapter and instructions in box.

Smashball - Smashball set, includes (3) balls, (1) net, (1) hand pump and instructions. Plays similarly to volleyball, but you must smash the ball onto the net to hit it towards your opponents.

Soccer Set - Standard size soccer ball with (10) disc cones for field marking or setting up drills.

Spaceship Balance Bike - Designed to encourage learning and improve balance, helps children transition to balancing on two wheels in preparation for riding a pedal bike.

Strider Balance Bike - Designed to encourage learning and improve balance, helps children transition to balancing on two wheels in preparation for riding a pedal bike.

Street Hockey SetStreet hockey set includes: 1 red/white 54-inch hockey net, 4 silver/black junior hockey sticks, 1 white/black goalie stick, 1 green inline glider hockey puck in hangup bag, all bound with green bungee cord. A team sport played outdoors either on foot or with wheeled skates, using a ball or puck designed for play on flat, dry surfaces.

Tee-Ball Set - Tee-ball set includes: 1 black/red adjustable batting tee, 1 black/blue/red 25-inch bat, 1 pink/yellow softball in hangup bag, all bound with red self-grip strip. A team sport based on a simplified form of baseball or softball.

Tennis Set - Includes 2 green/black 27-inch racquets, 3 titanium tennis balls in canister, in purple mesh bag.

Training Wheels - 1 pair of training wheels on stabilizer arms, 2 support clips and instructions in baggy, all in black mesh bag. Universal fit on bikes with 12-20 inch (30-50 cm) wheels, weight capacity 66 punds (30 kg).

Triangle Balance Bike - Designed to encourage learning and improve balance, includes the option of switching from a 3 wheeled tricycle to a 2 wheeled bicycle to help children transition to balancing on two wheels in preparation for riding a pedal bike.

Volleyball - Matrix brand volleyball, official size and weight for outdoor and indoor use.

Wagon - Perfect for hauling gear to outdoor sporting events, concerts, trips to the park and for use around the house. Please note that it is not made to transport children.

Washer Toss Skill Game - Take turns throwing your washers into the box, scoring points for washers that land in the box and bonus points for ones that land in the cup. Suitable for teams of one or two players.

Wicked Big Pong - Oversized Pong game, includes: 6 red cups, 1 multi-coloured ball, instructions, black bag.

Wooden Throwing Game - Yard bowling for kids and adults. Encourages cooperative play and a fun interactive way to learn math. Includes: 12 pins, 1 throwing piece, instructions, carrying bag.

Wrist / Ankle Weights - Two 1 kg (2.2 lb) wrist and ankle weights for increasing resistance for different exercises.

Household

Automotive Code Reader Set. 3120F+ : Level 2 - OBD 1&2 diagnostic tool, diagnose check engine, ABS, oil, and battery maintenance lights and more. Works on various makes and models.

Blender - Features a thermal shock tested blending jar, heavy-duty stainless steel blade, and push button function to program speeds for precise and consistent results.

Crutches - Features include firm arm cushions, hand grips, crutch end tips, with adjustable height and handle capability.

Doughnut Baking Pan6-cavity doughnut baking pan in extra-large baggy. Non-stick coating for easy release and quick clean, also dishwasher safe.

Fold 'n Fun MatNavy/vista stripe folding mat with exterior flat pocket.

Hand Blender - Black corded hand blender with 20-oz. (600 ml) clear plastic container, in extra-large baggy. Ideal for all your mixing and blending needs with 2-speed pulse action control.

Peace Library System Radon Detector - Prolonged exposure to radon is one of the leading causes of lung cancer in North America. Protect yourself and your loved ones by testing the air quality of your home with the PLS Radon Detector.

Pizza Pan - 12-inch pizza baking pan in extra-large baggy. Non-stick coating for easy release and quick clean, also dishwasher safe.

Pumpkin Carving Kit - Carving kit includes: 1 scoop, 1 double-sided saw, 1 poker drill, 1 carving knife, 1 v cutter, 6 detail carving tools, 10 stencils, in orange handbag. Tools are made of heavy-duty stainless steel and wear-resistant grip handles. Professional double-sided detail sculpting tools create realistic 3D facial details such as teeth, hair, nose, and eyes.

RV Circuit Tester - Simply plug this durable nylon tester into vehicle 7-way connector to test the left turn signal/brake, right turn signal/brake, tail/marker light, electric brakes and backup/auxiliary.

Features LEDs that light up to indicate which functions are working properly.

Singer Sewing Machine - Singer 1234 sewing machine, get started sewing in no time with quick and easy threading and built-in stitches with pre-set length and width settings. Singer online instructional class available for this machine through the Singer Sewing Company YouTube channel.

Spider and Web Cake Mold - Orange spider and web silicone cake mold, instructions, in extra-large baggy. Perfect for giving your Halloween desserts an impressive bakery-like finish. Once your cake is baked, simply ice the spider and web outlines for a special treat. Freezer, oven and dishwasher (top rack only) safe.

Thermal Imaging Camera IR0005 - Detects thermal energy of heat sources and converts them into visible images. Useful for finding drafts/leaks, missing insulation and more.

Universal TPMS Relearn Tool - Tire pressure monitor sensor reset tool for GM and Ford vehicles, works on most vehicles equipped with a 315 or 433 MHz Tire Pressure Monitoring system.

Yogurt Maker - Features six 8-oz. and two 16-oz. stackable jars with lids, and a 19-hour blue LED timer display that ensures every batch comes out just how you like it.

Technology

2 Stereo Audio Adapter Cable - 6-inch 2 stereo mini jacks audio adapter cable in baggy. Stereo 3.5mm plug to two stereo mini jacks audio adapter cable.

Blood Pressure Monitor - Recommended by Hypertension Canada. Features include: pressure rating indicator, irregular heartbeat alert, average readings, memory storage, time and date stamp.

Blu-Ray Disc & DVD Player - Blu-ray/DVD player includes: 1 player, 1 remote control (includes 2 AAA batteries), 1 HDMI cable, user manual, in box bound with black band.

Supports media playback for Blu-ray, DVD video, DVD ±R, and DVD ±R W. It also supports playback for MPEG-2, MPEG-4, JPEG, HD-JPEG, AVCHD 1.0, MVK, WMV, MP3, LPCM, AAC, WMA, and FLAC formats.

Colorblind Corrective Glasses - Pilestone universal corrective lenses for those suffering from deutan and protan colour blindness.

Creative Pen Tablet - Perfect for kids or beginning artists, this easy to use graphic tablet is great for drawing, anime / manga and editing photos. Replaces your mouse and turns your computer into a digital drawing canvas.

Compact and portable with an active working area of (6.0 x 3.7 inch) and can be configured for both left or right handed use.

DVD Player - DVD player includes: 1 dvd player, 1 remote control (includes 2 AAA batteries), 1 A/V cable, user manual, in box bound with orange bungee cord.

Multi-format playback capability supports DVD-R, DVD-RW, DVD+R, DVD+RW, VCD, SVCD, CD-R, and CD-RW for true flexibility.

Electronic Energy Meter - Use the Blue Planet electronic energy meter to monitor your appliances and identify those that consume the most energy. Measures voltage (V), current (A), wattage (W), kilowatt-hours (kWh) and standby current.

Fog Machine - Portable, wireless remote control with colorful LED lights. Quick process using odorless fog. Designed for indoor use only. Perfect for Halloween, weddings, DJ performance, stage show, parties.

GPS Navigation Device - Handheld TomTom GPS navigation device + usb cable + car charger + instructions.

Green Screen -  Wrinkle resistant green screen for camera chroma keying, making the subject have clear and natural edges. Quick set up with pneumatic x-frame to lock into adjustable height, and hard case for easy transportation.

HappyLight Therapy Lamp - Combat sunlight deficiency with the HappyLight light therapy lamp. Helps regulate sleep, improve mood, increase energy, and enhance your focus.

Kobo Touch eReader - Designed for booklovers, the Kobo eReader reads like print on paper. E Ink technology and adjustable font sizes make reading easy on everyone's eyes.

Microphone - Professional USB microphone for gaming, streaming and podcasting. Features Blue Voice and LED lighting to match your on-stream aesthetic. Includes: 1 microphone, 1 USB cable, instructions, in box + 1 pop filter in box, all in black mesh bag.

Microscope - Ideal product to explore the world of microorganisms. Portable and easy operation, powerful magnification, dual light illumination, and accessories.

Pedometer - Features advanced 3D smart sensor technology, so it knows exactly when you're taking a step. 7-day memory helps you keep track of your daily activity.

Podcast Kit - Podcast kit includes: 1 microphone with usb cable and instructions in box, 1 pop filter in box, 1 headphones with 2 cables and instructions in box, 1 reflexion screen and instructions in box, black bag, and getting started guide.

Professional USB microphone for gaming, streaming and podcasting. Features Blue Voice and LED lighting to match your on-stream aesthetic.

Projector Set - QKK Projector with 254 cm (100”) projector screen. Equipped with HDMI, VGA, AV and USB interfaces, compatible with a variety of devices.

Ring Light - Features a touch-pad in front of light, and 3 light colors with 10 levels of brightness in each color. 20 inch tripod stand extends to 63 inches, with the ability to switch freely between a stand or a selfie stick.

Perfect for photography, video recording, and video conferencing.

Smart Hub : Terminal Intelligent - High speed internet in the palm of your hands, the Telus smart hub provides Wi-Fi with speeds up to 25 Mbps, with a 1 TB monthly data limit.

Supernatural kit - Includes: 1 frequency sweep radio, 1 electro magnetic field meter, 1 voice recorder, 1 video camera, 1 night vision scope, 1 tactical flashlight, 1 journal.

Frequency sweep radio allows spirits to use radio waves to communicate to the living, EMF meter to check for paranormal activity, voice recorder to pick up sounds missed, video camera to record visual evidence, night vision scope to show temperature variances, flashlight for evening investigations, and a journal to note experiences to share with others.

Travel Scope 70 - Travel Scope includes: 1 telescope optical tube, tripod, erect image diagonal, 20mm eyepiece, 10mm eyepiece, finderscope bracket, lens cloth, cd-rom, & instruction booklet in Celestron backpack.

Up to 40x magnification. Perfect for observing wildlife, birds, and scenic views during the day and casual astronomical observing at night.

Turntable - 3 Speed Turntable. Has headphone and audio out stereo jacks as well as built in speakers. Includes 1 suitcase turntable, 1 power adapter, 1 instruction manual, 1 quick start guide

Webcam Tripod - Adjustable tabletop tripod compatible with webcams, smartphones, mini projectors and cameras.

Zoll AED. 3 - ZOLL AED 3 defibrillator with Real CPR Help technology, includes full-colour touchscreen display with instructional images, CPR cycle timer and gauge to measure CPR compression depth.

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