Library collections have grown to include a variety of items for promoting recreation, fitness and digital literacy.
Our "Library of Things" is always growing and includes snowshoes, puzzles, iPads, Chromebooks, laptops and other tech gear.
The Library has several pairs of snowshoes in children and adult sizes. They live near the trail at the Craigleith Heritage Depot, but can be transferred to L.E. Shore Library for pick up. Loans are 3 days, and a signed waiver is required. View Snowshoes in our catalogue.
Visiting the cottage? Looking for a rainy day activity? Browse our selection of puzzles at L.E. Shore Library. Loans are 3 weeks. See Puzzles in our catalogue.
iPad Air tablets loaded with apps for small children can be borrowed for an hour at a time at the L.E Shore Memorial Library. Ask at the front desk.
Lenovo E545 Thinkpad laptops are available for 3-hour loan within the library. Laptops are loaded with Microsoft Office, Skype, Photoshop Elements 13 and Photoshop Premiere Elements 13. Borrowers (or parent/guardian of patrons aged 9-17) must sign the Laptop Borrowing Agreement.
Chromebooks are laptops based on Chrome OS operating system. They are perfect for surfing the internet and working with Google Docs.
A Canon EOS Rebel SL1 digital camera is available for 1-week loan to patrons aged 18 and up. The kit includes the SL1 camera, 3 lenses (55-250mm, 18-55mm, 40mm), battery, charger, 2 instruction manuals, 32GB SD card, and a carrying case. Borrowers must sign the Camera Borrowing Agreement. A tripod for the Canon camera is also available for 1-week loan. Please contact us in advance to book the camera kit.
A green screen and supporting hardware are available for 1 week loan. Place a hold on the Green Screen Kit.
Digital projectors are available for loan at L.E. Shore Memorial Library and Craigleith Heritage Depot. Please contact us in advance to book a projector.
A portable projection screen (60" x 60') is available for loan. Please contact us in advance to book a projector.