A Library of Things is a collection of items that expands the boundaries of traditionally defined library materials. The collection supports lifelong learning and access to technology to increase the quality of life for our community.
All items in the Library of Things are available for checkout. You must have a Yavapai Library Network card in good standing to checkout any of the items. Items must be picked up and returned to the Ask a Librarian Desk at Prescott Public Library. Most items require you to be 18 years of age or older with a valid photo ID. For more information, visit the Ask a Librarian Desk on the 2nd floor of the library or call 928.777.1526
A Culture Pass provides FREE admission for two people at participating museums, zoos, and cultural institutions.
Hiking Kits include a backpacks filled with trail maps, binoculars, hiking poles, and more. Available for kids and adults.
Celestron Travel Telescope Kit
The Celestron Travel Telescope 70 is a refractor telescope perfect for terrestrial and celestial viewing on the go. The telescope comes with a tripod, instruction manual, 2 eye pieces, a finder scope bracket, and an erect image diagonal piece. It also includes the book 50 Things to See With a (Small) Telescope and a round star chart.
EnChroma Colorblind Glasses
EnChroma glasses enable people with red-green color blindness to see an expanded range of clear, vibrant, distinct color and enjoy enhanced detail and depth perception. EnChroma glasses are available with lenses for either indoor or outdoor viewing, have sizes for adults and youth, and select pairs are designed to be worn over the top of prescription glasses. EnChroma Colorblind Glasses are available thanks to an initiative by the City of Prescott Office of Tourism and have a 3-day lending period.
Chromebooks are easy-to-use, lightweight small laptops that run the Chrome operating system.
Wi-Fi Hotspots provide 24/7 access to the Internet with unlimited data on a fast, secure network.
The Seed Library offers vegetable, fruit, herb, and flower seeds suitable for our local growing conditions and seasons. This program is designed for beginning growers, but gardeners of every level are invited to check out seeds.
Prescott Public Library has several items that can be checked out for use within the library. This includes laptops, Android, Galaxy, and iOS chargers, SD card readers, bike locks, and chess sets. You must have a valid library card to check out items. To check out a laptop you must be over 18 and have a government issued photo ID. These items are for in library use only. Please visit the Ask a Librarian Desk on the 2nd floor of the library to check out any of these items.