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AV Equipment

The following equipment is available for checkout to residents of Iowa City and areas covered by contracts for service (Hills, Lone Tree, University Heights, and rural Johnson County).

Equipment is checked out and returned to the Help Desk. Reservations are not required, but holds may be placed to reserve the next available player. Players may be renewed if there are no outstanding holds in the system.

For more information or for staff assistance call the Library at 319.356.5200.

DVD Player

The DVD Player includes an 8" LCD monitor, cables, and an instruction sheet within a nylon carrying case. DVD Players can be borrowed for 7 days from the Help Desk.

Blu-ray DVD Player

The Blu-ray DVD player includes a 9" LCD monitor, cables and an instruction sheet with a nylon carrying case. Blu-ray DVD players can be borrowed for 7 days from the help desk.

Digital Camera

The Bloggie HD camera is a mobile HD snap camera capable of shooting 5.1 MP still shots or taking up to 120 minutes of HD 1080p video. It has a built-in USB for upload to a computer. Camera is charged by turning it off and connecting it via USB. Bloggie cameras check out for 7 days from the Help Desk. Reservations are not required but holds may be placed to reserve the next available Bloggie camera.

Loan Periods and Fines

Item Limit Loan Period Fines
Personal CD Player 1 3 weeks $1/day
DVD Player 1 1 week $1/day
Blu-ray DVD Player 1 1 week $1/day
Digital Camera 1 7 days $1/day

Personal CD Player

ICPL circulates a Personal CD player that is CD, CD-R, and CD/RW compatible and plays regular music CDs and CDs with MP3 files. The player requires 2 "AA" batteries, which are NOT provided. Headphones are available and packaged separately; ask at the Help Desk. Players check out for 21 days.

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Other Information

  • Eligible cardholders may reserve and checkout equipment in their own name only - identification may be requested and a library card is required for checkout.
  • Limits on borrowing ICPL AV Equipment are established and strictly enforced in order to provide wide access to expensive, popular items.
  • Patrons whose cards are expired will be blocked from reserving equipment until their cards have been renewed.
  • Patrons who have outstanding fines greater than $10 will be blocked from reserving equipment until their fines have been paid.