Library of Things
The Library offers much more than traditional books, DVDs, and music. Check out our Library of Things collections below – and let us know if you have a non-traditional interest we can explore!
Whether you’re looking for a family fun night or weekend of gaming with your friends, the Georgetown Peabody Library has a collection of board and card games sure to please. We feature popular games for all ages like Betrayal at Hill House, Monopoly, and Disney Guess Who! Board games may be borrowed for three weeks and must be checked out and returned to the Georgetown Library. Please do not return our board games in the book drop. Browse through our Board Game Binder to find the right game for you!
Let’s get growing! The Georgetown Peabody Library offers a collection of gardening tools for Georgetown library patrons to borrow for up to one week. While we hope to include many more tools over time, this collection of 27 items includes lots of unique tools experienced gardeners will want to try out. We have tools for weeding, planting, digging and pruning, and testing. This collection is available thanks to a generous donation from the Friends of the Georgetown Peabody Library. Browse the Garden Tool Binder for more information. Those who wish to borrow our garden tools must review our Borrowing Policy and agree to and sign the Borrower Agreement.
A mobile hotspot is light and portable, which makes it quick and convenient to access the Internet anytime, in locations where T-Mobile wireless network is available. There are no fees for the device or service. Hotspots may be borrowed for one week and renewed once if there is no waiting list. Devices must be picked up and returned to the Georgetown Peabody Library. Those who wish to borrow a hotspot must agree to and sign the Mobile Hotspot Lending Policy
Pickleball, is a fun and easy-to-learn paddleball sport that combines elements of badminton, table tennis, and tennis! Kit includes two paddles, two outdoor balls, and two indoor balls. Net is not included in this kit, can be played on a tennis court.
Stream Netflix, Apple TV, Disney+, PBS Passport, and Kanopy with one of the library’s Roku streaming sticks! For all other channels, you will be able to either use them for free (ex: PBS Kids), or able to log into your own account if you already subscribe to the service (ex: Amazon Prime). Review this user’s guide to get started using the Roku Stick.
STEM kits and games include building materials, robotics, science kits, and games that focus on STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) concepts. STEM kits may be borrowed for three weeks and must be checked out and returned to the Georgetown Peabody Library. Please do not return our STEM kits in the book drop! Browse through our STEM Kit Binder to find the right kit for you!
Explore the night sky! The Library offers an Orion StarBlast Telescope Kit for loan. The telescope may be borrowed for one week and must be checked out and returned to the Georgetown Peabody Library. Please do not return the telescope in the book drop! Those who wish to borrow the telescope must agree to and sign the Telescope Borrower Agreement.
Looking to try out a game before buying it? Want a fun way to connect with your friends? Hoping to spend some time lost in a fantasy world? Check out GPL’s collection of video games. We have games for different consoles such as the Nintendo Switch, XBox One, and the PS4. Video games may be borrowed for three weeks. Browse through our Video Game Binder to find the right game for you!