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 Wi-Fi Hotspot


Check out a T-Mobile Hotspot and have Internet access wherever you go! This portable Wi-Fi device allows up to 10 devices to be connected to it at once although performance may be affected.  Just turn the device on, select the Wireless network, enter the provided password and you will be connected! You must be 18 or older to check one out and you may have it for 3 weeks. It cannot be returned to the book drop or any other library. There is an $80 replacement fee.

Includes: Alcatel Linkzone Mobile Hotspot; carrying case; USB power cable; outlet charger; instructions for use

 Roku with Vudu

roku stick

Roku is a video streaming device that gives you access to our VUDU channel which includes digital versions of over 60 popular movies as well as select seasons of some TV shows. You just need a TV with an HDMI port and a Wi-Fi network to connect to and you’ll have access to popular titles such as La La Land, Hidden Figures, Trolls, Moana and more. Check one out for a week and enjoy! You will not have access to any other streaming service besides VUDU and you may not tamper with any settings or channels on the device.

Includes: Roku Streaming Stick : Roku Remote Control; USB power cable; outlet charger; instructions for use

 Google Chromecast


Chromecast is a device that plugs into the HDMI port on your TV, allowing you to view anything you are watching on a computer or mobile device on your television screen.  Simply use your mobile device and the TV you already own to cast your favorite TV shows, movies, games and more. Chromecast works with iPhone®, iPad®, Android phone and tablet, Mac® and Windows® laptop, and Chromebook.

Includes : Google Chromecast device; charging cable; instructions for use

 Samsung Galaxy Tablets


Did you know we have Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 tablets available for FREE checkout?

We loan out Samsung Galaxy Tab 4s, so you can try one out for one week absolutely free. They’re great if you need to take technology home with you for a short time, say to prepare for additional research or to check out an eBook, or if you just want to test one out before purchasing one for yourself. You need WiFi to use most of the features.

 Includes: Samsung Galaxy Tablet; USB cable; Power Adapter; quick start guide & Health & Safety & warranty guide.

 Playaway Launchpad


The Library is offering Playaway “Launchpad” tablets for South Country Library cardholders to check out. Launchpads are smart tablets pre-loaded with age-appropriate, ad-free apps that are both educational and entertaining. Best of all, no connectivity or downloading is required for use, just like the Playaway pre-loaded books that children and adults have been enjoying at the Library for years.

The apps are grouped on the tablets by subject area, theme, grade level, and age, making it easy for parents and their children to choose a tablet that most appeals to them. Each Launchpad is 100% secure (children cannot go out onto the Internet), providing hours of interactive learning and play without the risk of exposure to unintended content.   Subject offerings include math, science, critical thinking skills, and creative play, using such themes as animals, fantasy, nature, and more. Children can customize their experience by creating their own personal avatar.   Parents and teachers can access an informational console that gives feedback about time spent with the tablet.

Includes: 1 Launchpad tablet : digital ; 20 x 13 cm + 1 power charging cord.

 Funai VHS to DVD Recorder


Do you have old home movies on VHS but no more VCR? Are you looking for an easy way to transfer your VHS tapes to DVD? We now have a Funai VHS to DVD recorder that you can check out from the library so you can transfer your VHS tapes to DVD’s with minimal hassle. We do no supply blank DVD’s to record on so you will have to purchase DVD’s to transfer your video.  You cannot transfer copyrighted movies. The library is not responsible for any damage to any VHS tapes or DVD’s, and a policy will have to be signed prior to check out.  This item cannot be returned to the book drop.

Includes: Funai Combination VCR and DVD Recorder; AV cable; Remote Control; Owner’s Manual; Quick Start Guide

 Bird Watching Kit

Bird Watching

Take our bird watching kit on your next hike! Use these Celestron Nature DX 8×42 Binoculars and the National Audubon Society Field Guide to North American Birds to clearly see and identify birds in the Eastern Region.

 Bocce Ball


Check out this Bocce Ball set for backyard fun! Friends and family can gather and enjoy this set which includes 8 resin balls, 1 white Pallino and a canvas carrying case for your convenience! Recommended for ages 12 and up. Game instructions are included.

Cornhole Set


Your next BBQ will be a hit when you borrow this premium wood Cornhole set to provide you and your guests with endless entertainment. Inside the easy to carry case are 2 wood cornhole boards and 8 (4 red, 4 blue) all weather regulation bean bags, as well as the rules of the game. This set is not weather proof, so please do not leave it out in the rain.



KanJam is a fast-paced 2-on-2 flying disc game. The perfect game to play with your buddies on the beach or with your family in the backyard. KanJam is easy to pack and easier to set-up, making it a great camping and tailgating game. Score points by throwing the disc toward the goal and having your partner deflect it. An instant win occurs if you throw the disc directly into the goal with no help from your partner. 2 goals, a flying disc and instructions are included.



This four player set contains everything you need for two teams of up to two players each to enjoy a spirited badminton match. The set comes with pole pieces, net, 4 rackets, 3 shuttlecocks, and a boundary line all in one easy to carry nylon case! Instructions for assembly and play are included.



This Orion Starblast 4.5″ Reflector Telescope has everything you need to enjoy star gazing right from your own backyard! This portable tabletop telescope comes with instructions for use, a constellation guide, a moon map, a red/white headlamp and a lens pen. All’s you need is a table and a clear night.

 Nintendo Classic


Feeling nostalgic for the 8 bit video games of the past? Check out this Nintendo Classic system! With 30 classic games pre-loaded It’s as simple as plug in and play. Just plug in the system, connect it to your television’s HDMI port and start enjoying your favorite games.  Games include: Balloon Fight – Bubble Bobble – Castlevania – Castlevania II: Simon’s Quest – Donkey Kong – Donkey Kong Jr. – Double Dragon II: The Revenge – Dr. Mario – Excitebike – Final Fantasy – Galaga – Ghosts ‘n Goblins – Gradius – Ice Climber – Kid Icarus – Kirby’s Adventure – Mario Bros. – Mega Man 2 – Metroid – Ninja Gaiden – Pac-Man – Punch-Out !! Featuring Mr. Dream – StarTropics – Super C – Super Mario Bros. – Super Mario Bros. 2 – Super Mario Bros. 3 – Tecmo Bowl – The Legend of Zelda – Zelda II: The Adventure of Link.

 Super Nintendo Classic

nintendo super

Feeling nostalgic for the video games of the past? Check out this Super Nintendo Classic system! With classic games pre-loaded it’s as simple as plug in and play. Just plug in the system, connect it to your television’s HDMI port and start enjoying your favorite games. Games include: Contra III: The Alien Wars – Donkey Kong Country – Kirby Super Star – Kirby’s Dream Course – Secret of Mana – Street Fighter II Turbo: Hyper Fighting –
Super Mario Kart – Super Mario World – Final Fantasy III – Super Castlevania IV – EarthBound – F-ZERO – Mega Man X – Star Fox – Star Fox 2 – Super Ghouls ‘n Ghosts – Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars – Super Metroid – Super Punch-Out!! – The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past – Yoshi’s Island

Sega Genesis Classic 


Feeling nostalgic for the video games of the past? Check out this Sega Genesis Classic system! With classic games pre-loaded it’s as simple as plug in and play. Just plug in the system, connect it to your television’s HDMI port and start enjoying your favorite games. Games include: Adventure in the Park – Air Hockey – Alex Kidd in the Enchanted Castle – Alien Storm – Altered Beast – Arrow Flash – Black Sheep – Bomber
Bonanza Bros. – Bottle Taps Race – Brain Switch – Break the Fireline – Bubbles Master – Cannon – Checker – Chess – Columns – Columns III – Comix Zone – Crack Down – Cross the road – Curling 2010 – Decap Attack – Dinosaur Puzzle – Dominant Amber – Dr. Robotnik’s Mean Bean Machine – ESWAT: City Under Siege – Eternal Champions – Fatal Labyrinth – Fight or Lose – Flash Memory – Flicky – Gain Ground – Golden Axe – Golden Axe II – Golden Axe III – Hexagonos – Hidden Agenda – Hide and Seek – Jack’s Pea – Jewel Magic – Jewel Master – Jura Formula – Kid Chameleon – Lost World – Sudoku – Mahjong Solitaire – Meatloaf Rotation – Mega Brain Switch – Memory – Mirror Mirror – Mortal Kombat – Mortal Kombat II – Mortal Kombat III – Mr. Balls – Mya Master Mind – Naval Power – Panic Lift – Phantasy Star III: Generations Of Doom – Phantasy Star II – Plumbing Contest – Ptero Spotting – Ristar – Shadow Dancer: The Secret of Shinobi – Shining Force II: The Ancient Seal – Shining Force: The Legacy of Great Intention – Shinobi III: Return of the Ninja Master – Skeleton Scale – Snake – Sonic & Knuckles – Sonic Spinball – Sonic the Hedgehog – Sonic the Hedgehog II – Spider – Super Thunder Blade – The Ooze – Vectorman – Virtua Fighter II – Wall-Breaking – Warehouse Keeper – Whack-A-Wolf – Yawning Triceratops

 Board Games

Copy of You'll be bored no more!

We have 14 board games available to check out for your next Family Game Night! Choose from a variety of board games that your family, young and old are sure to enjoy. All materials to play each game are included.


Yamaha guitar

Learning to play guitar? Already know how to play but can’t buy one at the moment? Well we have a Yamaha FG830 Acoustic Guitar available for you  to check out! This set comes with the guitar, a carrying case, an instructional DVD for learning to play, guitar strap, tuner, and guitar picks.



Learn to play the Ukulele with this Kala LTPS Soprano Ukulele!  This is a mahogany Soprano Ukulele with traditional Hawaiian laser etched rosette, satin finish, Graphtech NuBone nut and saddle, & Aquila Super Nylgut strings from Italy. The soprano is the  most common size of ukulele, and the smallest, with the shortest scale length and tightest fret spacing – tuned G C E A. Includes a carrying case as well as a Learn to Play booklet to help you get started.

GoPro Hero 5


Take our GoPro Hero 5 to document your next adventure! This small camera packs a punch with 4K video, voice control, easy-to-use touch display and waterproof up to 33ft! We have also included a chest mount and a head mount in the carrying case so you can be hands free while using it when necessary.

Cookie Cutters

Cookie cutters

Seasonal cookie cutters to help make your season bright! Borrow this set of Wilton’s Holiday Cookie Cutters which include 10 pieces, one each of the following: boy, girl, star, tree, snowman, snowflake, candy cane, stocking, gift and sleigh. Cookie cutters are dishwasher safe and should be cleaned before they are returned to the library. Check back here for updates as we continue to expand our bake-ware collection.

 Cake Pans

Cake Pans Cropped

Seasonal cookie cutters to help make your season bright! Borrow this set of Wilton’s Holiday Cookie Cutters which include 10 pieces, one each of the following: boy, girl, star, tree, snowman, snowflake, candy cane, stocking, gift and sleigh. Cookie cutters are dishwasher safe and should be cleaned before they are returned to the library. Check back here for updates as we continue to expand our bake-ware collection.

Metal Detector

garrett ace 300

This Garrett Ace 300 metal detector is available for you to take on your next treasure hunt! This set includes search Coil, coil cover, Garrett carry bag, ClearSound headphones, and an ACE environmental cover up for the control box. No matter the weather you can use this to find metal at a foot or more below the surface!

 Portable Document Scanner


Do you want to clear the clutter and get rid of the piles of paper? Try our Doxie Go-SE Wi-fi enabled scanner. This portable scanner scans your documents and allows you to transfer the files to your computer by either plugging the scanner into your computer and using the Doxie software, or plugging the SD card directly into your computer, no software needed.

 Stud Finder

Stud Finder

Use this Zircon 740 Stud Finder to find edges of wall studs as well as the center. Once you find the stud, you can use the included erasable wall marker to easily mark off where the stud is located. You can also detect where any metal or live a/c wires are behind your walls.

Kill-A-Watt Energy Meter 

energy meter

Tired of getting an electric bill that is out of control? With the P4460 you can now cut your energy costs and determine which appliances are actually worth keeping plugged in. Simply connect these appliances to the Kill A Watt EZ, and it will assess how efficient they really are. The large LCD display will count consumption by the Kilowatt-hour, same as your local utility, letting you calculate your cumulative electrical expenses and forecast by the day, week, month, even an entire year. Also check the quality of your power by monitoring voltage, line frequency, and power factor.

Coin Sorter 

coin sorter

Use this Cassida C200 Coin Sorter to sort, count and roll your loose change! Make fast work of large volumes of coins with the a rapid 300 coin-per-minute counting pace! And the large upper hopper can handle up to 2,000 coins at once. Coin wrappers are not included; you must provide your own.

 Tarot Cards

tarot cards

Learn how to do a Tarot Card reading with this beginner’s set. The Unknown Tarot Deck and Guidebook will provide you with a full set of 78 cards as well as a hand-lettered and fully illustrated guidebook that leads you through shuffling and cutting the tarot, creating spreads, and interpretations of all seventy-eight individual cards.

Ghost Hunting Kit 

spirit box and emf

Go on a ghost hunting adventure with our ghost hunting kit! Explore haunted locations across Long Island and beyond with everything you need all in one backpack. Included in the easy to carry backpack are an EMF meter, a digital infrared thermometer, 2-way radios, a headlamp, a voice recorder, a spirit box and a ghost hunting book to guide you on the best practices for finding spirits! Instructions on use of each device are included as well.

For In-House Use:

 MacBook Pro 15 Laptop


We now have a Photo Editing Laptop available for use by our patrons who are age 18 and older! This MacBook Pro 15 Laptop with Touch Bar is loaded with both Adobe Lightroom and Adobe Photoshop so that you can edit your photos to look like the pro’s. You can call Reference to reserve time to use the laptop or come in person to the Reference Desk and if it is available we’ll set you up. You will need to leave a photo ID at the desk when using the laptop as well as signing a a form that you understand the terms of use. Also be sure to bring a Flash Drive or SD card to save your work.

Includes: MacBook Pro 15 Laptop with Touch Bar loaded with Adobe Lightroom & Photoshop; Power cord; Logitech Wireless Mouse; ; Lention USB/SD Card hub

 Cricut Explore Air 2


We have a Cricut Explore Air 2 cutting machine available for in-house use by appointment for patrons 18 and older.  The machine will cut designs into a variety of materials such as vinyl, iron-on sheets, card-stock, fabric, poster board, foam, cork board, parchment paper, foil paper, window cling sheets, leather, vellum, canvas, corrugated cardboard, chipboard, felt and more! You can use designs already made from the Cricut Design Space or you can upload your own image to cut. You must bring you own material to cut on, we provide the rest including a variety of tools for working with your materials.

Includes: Cricut Explore Air 2 cutting machine; Power cords; Thinkpad laptop loaded with Cricut Design Space and Cricut Access Premium images and fonts; Cricut cutting mat; optional accessories such as markers, scoring pen, trimmers, scrapers and more.