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 CPL Traditional Card.

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.

Osmos

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!

Recreation

Children's Museum

Children's Museum

Embrace your inner explorer at the Children’s Museum of Virginia in Portsmouth!  Passes cover free admission for 2 adults and 2 children.

Chrysler Museum

Chrysler Museum

Visit the Chrysler Museum and experience its world-class art collection and glass studio!  Enjoy Member discounts in the gift shop and café, as well as free admission for your entire household.

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

Great Bridge Battlefield and Waterways Museum

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

Nature Backpacks

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.

Nauticus Museum

Nauticus Museum

Discover the maritime world of Hampton Roads and tour the Battleship Wisconsin at Nauticus!  Each pass includes free admission for 2 adults and up to 4 children, as well as discounts in the museum gift shop and cafés.

Virginia Zoo

Virginia Zoo

Journey into the wild and explore the safari at the Virginia Zoo in Norfolk!  Membership passes include free admission for up to 6 adults and children, as well as discounts in the gift shop and restaurants.

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.

Hotspot

Hotspot

Bring the internet with you on the go. Check out a mobile hotspot today!

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.