Limerick Public Library has a inventory of Things to borrow. Check out an item from our of "Library of Things" for three weeks and see how you like it.  See below for a list of our items: 


Nature Trail Backpack Kit Backpack includes 6 items LIBRARY OF THINGS

Backpack Explorer: On the Nature Trail: What Will You Find?   AOFAR Military Compass,AF-4580 Lensatic Sighting, Waterproof and Shakeproof with Map Measurer Distance Calculator, Pouch f...

Backyard Bug Backpack

Backpack Explorer: Bug Hunt: What Will You Find?  Nature Bound Bug Catcher with Habitat Bucket and 7 Piece Nature Exploration Set - Includes Critter Box, Activity Booklet, ...

Bird Watch Backpack 

Backpack Explorer: Bird Watch: What Will You Find? Sponsored Ad - Promora Binoculars for Kids, Set with Magnifying Glass & Compass Purple - Easter Toys, Kids Binoculars for ...

Night Sky - Family Science Backpack

Orion 10x50 Binocular Stargazing Kit II   National Audubon Society Pocket Guide: Constellations (National Audubon Society Pocket Guides) The Secret Galaxy (Tilbury House Nature Book)

Taco, Cat, Goat, Cheese, Pizza 

Dust Jacket or Cover of Taco, Cat, Goat, Cheese, Pizza

Kill A Watt Energy Detector - Model P4400 

Dust Jacket or Cover of Kill A Watt Energy Detector : model P4400

Chameleon - Board Game - Family and Friends

Dust Jacket or Cover of The Chameleon, Award-Winning Board Game for Families & Friends

Hola! Music HM-21BK Soprano Ukulele Bundle with Canvas Tote Bag, Strap and Picks - we have 6 ukuleles

Dust Jacket or Cover of Hola! Music HM-21BK Soprano Ukulele Bundle with Canvas Tote Bag, Strap and Picks,    

Exploding Kittens - Card Game -    

Aneken - Metal Detector, Professional High Accuracy Metal Detector

Gardner Bender GDT-311 Digital Multimeter, 3 Function, 11 Range, Tests AC/DC Voltage and Resistance

Bubble Machine, Automatic Bubble Blower Portable Bubble Maker for Kids with 2 Speeds,8000+ Bubbles Per Minute

AUTOPHIX OM129 Code Reader, Upgraded Graphing Battery Test, Check Engine Code Reader With Full OBD2 Function

Sperry Instruments VD7504GFI DualCheck 2-in-1 Non-Contact Voltage Detector + GFCI Outlet Circuit Analyzer

Hasbro Gaming Trivial Pursuit Game: Family Edition Board Game, Family Trivia Games for Adults and Kids, 2+ Players, Ages 8+

Underdog Games Trekking The National Parks - The Award-Winning Family Board Game | Designed for National Park Lovers, Kids & Adults | Ages 10 and Up

Dixit Board Game 2021 Refresh | Storytelling Game for Kids and Adults | Fun Family Party Game | Creative Kids Game | Ages 8+ | 3-8 Players

Deluxe Turntable Scrabble | Fun Word Game for Kids and Adults | Fun Family Game |  2-4 Players

Monopoly 1999 Parker Brothers |  Game for Kids and Adults | Fun Family Party Game |  Ages 8+ | 2-6 Players

PO-KE-NO Pokeno Poker Keno Board 12 Card Game |  Game for Kids and Adults | Fun Family Party Game |  | up to 12 players

Oversize items may be behind the circulation desk.. 

You may reserve Things for checkout just as you do a book. By checking out a Thing you agree to the following Borrowing and Use Guidelines

Guidelines for Borrowing and Use

Objects lent out by the Library through its Library of Things program must be checked out from and returned to Limerick Public Library. A valid library card in good standing is required to borrow a Thing. Borrowers of these items must be at least 18 years old. 

Loan Periods and Fines 

In most cases, a Thing may be borrowed for 3 week intervals and renewed up to 2 times unless another borrower is waiting. 

Proper Use and Liability

Use care when handling the Thing. The borrower is solely responsible for the Thing and will be billed for reasonable repair or replacement costs associated with damage or loss of Things and/or peripherals due to neglect or abuse. The Library has sole discretion in making these decisions.

Limerick Public Library is not responsible for any injury, loss, or damage that may occur from use of a Thing.


Why lend Things?

Learn more about the importance of sharing, how to create a Library of Things in your community, and more with these videos: 2022 Maine State Library Conference – How to Create and Run a Library of Things: A Case Study from a Maine Public Library2022 Maine Climate DiscussionLibrary Program Ideas to Support the Sustainable Development Goals and the Lending Beyond Books at the 2021 Maine State Library Conference.