More to Borrow

We have a variety of objects that can be borrowed by those in our resident areas which include Iowa City, Hills, University Heights, Lone Tree, and rural Johnson County. Visit the Borrowing and Fees page for loan periods and fines on items.

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Art-To-Go

The Library has a variety of framed art pieces available for checkout. These feature pieces by masters like Van Gogh as well as local artists chosen through the Art Purchase Prize competition.

Browse the Art-To-Go Collection

Equipment

A variety of computer, audio, and video equipment is available to residents. Items must be requested and checked out under your account only - ID may be requested and a library card is required for checkout.

Laptop

Has Windows 7 and includes Microsoft Office 2013. People 18 and younger need a consent form before checkout.

Hotspot

Connect to the internet anywhere with any wireless-enabled device, such as a laptop, tablet, or smartphone. Includes power cable.

Laptop with Hotspot

With this bundle, connect to the internet anywhere. People 18 and younger need a consent form before checkout.

DVD Player

Includes an 8" LCD monitor, cables, and instruction sheet.
DVD Player Manual

Blu-ray Player

Includes a 9" LCD monitor, cables, and instruction sheet.
Blu-ray DVD Player Manual

Digital 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.
Digital Camera Manual

CD Player

Plays regular audio and music CDs, compatible with CD, CD-R, and CD/RW. The player requires 2 AA batteries, which are NOT provided. Headphones are available and packaged separately.

Games

Video Games

We offer video games for several consoles.
Browse Nintendo Wii and Wii U Games
Browse Microsoft Xbox 360 and Xbox One Games
Browse Sony Playstation 3 and Playstation 4 Games

Chess and Checker Pieces

Giant chess and checker pieces are available for use with the game board on City Plaza between the Library entrance and the children's playground. Sets cannot be reserved in advance or renewed. Pick up and return at the Help Desk.
View Chess Set
View Checkers Set

Toys

A wide variety of learning toys and games are available for home use such as puppets and puzzles.
Browse toys

Kits

Book Club Kits

Book Club Kits are provided to help support reading groups. The kits include 10 copies of the book and discussion information. Find them on the first floor near the Help Desk.
Browse Book Club Kits

Read with Me Kits

Bring storytime home with our Read with Me Kits. Each themed kit includes five books, a storytime starter sheet, and an activity item, such as a puppet, puzzle, or toy.
Browse Read with Me Kits