Library of Things

Technology Things

Chromebooks: Need a laptop? We have 5 Chromebooks available for checkout. They circulate for 2 weeks, cannot be renewed, and must be returned to the Tivoli Free Library only, inside at the circulation desk. Patrons must sign technology lending agreement at checkout.
Wifi Hotspots: Internet down? We have 10 Wifi Hotspots available for checkout. They circulate for 2 weeks, cannot be renewed, and must be returned to the Tivoli Free Library only, inside at the circulation desk. Patrons must sign technology lending agreement at checkout. Call ahead to check availability.

Things for the Outdoors

Nature Exploration Backpacks: Investigate some nature with our insect or bird explorer backpacks, donated by the Dutchess Land Conservancy. Each backpack comes with hands-on equipment and information for patrons to get out into nature. Backpacks circulate for 3 weeks and must be returned to the Tivoli Free Library only, inside at the circulation desk. Check out neighboring libraries for other backpacks (trees, animals, tracking, nighttime).

Other Things

Kids’ Activity Kits: We have four kits available for you to learn about and discover: Flowers & Plants, Birds, Bugs and Animals, Geology, and Recycling, Trash & Composting. Each kits contains hands-on activities, books and information about each subject. Made possible through a donation from the Mid-Hudson Chapter of the Adirondack Mountain Club. Check one out today (circulates for 3 weeks)!
Board Games: Planning a Family Game Night? All types of board games are available for checkout. Games circulate for 3 weeks and must be returned to the Tivoli Free Library only, inside at the circulation desk.
Tables: Need an extra table? The Library has three 4’ x 2’ folding tables available for checkout. They circulate for 2 weeks. See staff at the circulation desk.
Kill A Watt EZ Electricity Usage Monitor: See how many watts your plugged in devices are using and what it costs with the Kill A Watt monitor. Circulates for 2 weeks and must be returned to the Tivoli Free Library only, inside at the circulation desk.