LIBRARY OF THINGS (L.O.T)

The library has various materials outside of books and videos that are accessible to use while at the library and many can also be checked out. From board games to 3D printers the library has something to engage and inspire everyone of all ages!

Activity Kits

The library also has a collection of activity kits for children and families, which can be checked out from the library.

Board Game Collection

The library has a growing collection of Board Games which you can check out from the library. The collection is for all ages and includes both modern and popular classics that focus on strategy, role playing and cards. Board Games are a great way to unplug, increase brain function, reduce stress and helps build stronger relationships through human contact.

Hot Spots – Mobile Wireless Internet (WiFi)

The library has a number of internet hot spot devices that you can check out from the library. Enjoy quick and easy one-step Internet access with the MiFi7000 mobile hotspot. Get secure access or enjoy high-speed LTE network coverage across the United States. No cost and unlimited data with your library card. Must be 18+ to borrow.

View Hot Spot Usage Policy >

Equipment

The library also has various pieces of equipment and technology that can be used while at the library but many can also be checked out. For inside library use only, the library has a, Glowforge Laser Cutter 3D Printer, Cricut cutting machine, VHS to DVD convertor, Paper Die Cutter and more! A few items that can be checked out from the library include projectors, a portable P.A. system, and telescopes.

Bring your own paper for Die Cut Machine.

View Die Cut Machine Menu of Dies >

Lied Center Family Pass

You can borrow a 1-week pass for entry into the Clarinda Lied Recreation Center. The Lied Center offers a pool, gym, fitness equipment and more!
*Must be 18+ to borrow the pass
*Physical pass must be presented at the Lied Center
*Pass allows one family entry into the Lied Center
*Pass does not include Group Fitness Classes

Lied Center / Lied Library may revoke or change privileges/access at any time. Funding for passes provide by CRHC Partners in Exceptional Care.

Streaming Services & Roku Sticks

Streaming Services & Roku Sticks
You can now check out Streaming Services from your Library on Roku Streaming Sticks. Try out a new platform before subscribing, borrow just long enough to finish the season, or borrow to watch the movie you’ve been wanting to watch. Roku Streaming Sticks provide a simple way to stream entertainment to your TV for free.

Streaming Service & Roku FAQ/Help >

Requirements:

  • Library Card (aged 18 or older)
  • High Speed Wireless Internet
  • TV with HDMI port

Checkout:

  • 18+, only one streaming stick per household at a time.
  • Loan Period: 14 days
  • Late / Turn Off Fee: $5.00

Each Roku Streaming Stick provides access to one of our paid streaming services: