Library of Things

Become readers, learners, partners, neighbors, and explorers with our Library of Things. This collection, of non-traditional material, is available for check out with your Chesapeake Public Libraries (CPL) Traditional Card.

The Library of Things is very popular! Place a hold on an item. You will be prompted for a pickup location and informed of your hold position.

Arts & Crafts

Artograph

Artograph

Turn a small drawing into a larger piece of art or a wall mural. The Artograph will project and increase the image onto any vertical surface, is lightweight, portable, and easy to use.

Sewing Machine

Sewing Machine

Interested in a sewing project but uncertain about investing in the tools needed to begin? Check out our sewing machine which comes with the basic tools you need to begin your sewing journey.

Games & More

Chess

Chess

Checkmate your opponent today and check out our chess game for some friendly one-on-one competition.

Mancala

Mancala

Enjoy a quick and friendly competition when you battle an opponent to see who can clear their side the fastest or get the most stones in their pocket.

Osmo

Osmo

Help your child get an early start on school with these amazing apps and equipment. Osmo games connect with your tablet to teach everything from words, numbers, shapes, money, and more!

Reading is Fun Kit

Reading is Fun Kit!

Do you need a new and fun way to help a student learn how to read better? This reading kit provides the tools you need, including flash cards, wooden word blocks, and more! The tools may be especially helpful to improve reading skills for those with dyslexia.

Recreation

Discovery Backpack

Discovery Backpack

Explore all 41 of Virginia's State Parks and discover interesting birds, unique bugs, and beautiful plants with this backpack designed to enhance your family hikes.

Great Bridge Battlefield and Waterways Museum Pass

Great Bridge Battlefield & Waterways Museum

Travel back in time to the Revolution and walk the scenic trails at the Great Bridge Battlefield and Waterways Museum! Each pass provides free admission to a household, as well as discounts in the museum gift shop.

Keyboard

Keyboard

Want to learn how to play "Jingle Bells" in time for the winter holidays? Along with instructions and a song book that teaches you how to play 10 different songs, the keyboard contains 100 sounds and 50 rhythmic auto-accompaniments. Check out one of our keyboards and start playing in no time!

Nature Backpack

Nature Backpack

Explore all 41 of Virginia's State Parks and discover interesting birds, unique bugs, and beautiful plants with this backpack designed to enhance your family hikes.

Tech

Blood Pressure Kit

Blood Pressure Kit

Need to monitor your blood pressure or oxygen for a brief time? With our blood pressure kit, you can take an active role in your health and well-being.

Metal Detector

Metal Detector

Go exploring and discover lost coins, watches, or other valuables. With 30 hours of uninterrupted use, our metal detector allows for an entire weekend of exploration.

Telescope

Telescope

Want a night with the stars? Grab your blanket, a beverage and one of our telescopes and enjoy the evening sky.