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. 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 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, and Photoshop 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. Chromebooks are available for 3-hour loan within the library.
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 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 the portable screen.
The Library is a partner with the TBM Creator Space Digital Lab. Members of the Creator Space may borrow selected technical equipment from the L.E. Shore Library. Creator Space equipment held by the Library is available for one-day loan. Sign up for a free membership at tbmcreatorspace.com.