TAKE HOME TECH

Emerging Technology Devices!

Welcome to the Stickney-Forest View Public Library District’s Take Home Tech Collection. Items in this collection are non-traditional library items that complement our mission to enrich the community, creating an environment that supports life-long learning. A Take Home Tech item may be checked out by a SFVPLD cardholder whose card is in good standing and is over the age of 18, with a limit of one item approved patron per household. Take Home Tech items circulate for a period of 14 days, with a $5.00 per day late fee. The item may not be renewed. 

 

What do you need to know?

  • Items in this collection circulate for 2 weeks
  • Items must be checked out/returned at the Circulation Desk
  • Limit of 1 item may be checked out at a time
  • All items in this collection are reserved for SFVPLD patrons

If you have suggestions for new items to add to the Library, please feel free to email us at reference@sfvpld.org

 

SMARTBOOK™

The SmartBook™ combines the functionality of a traditional Chromebook, along with the ease of use of a tablet and a touch screen. Taking it a step further, the SmartBook™ includes the option of having a built-in 4G LTE Hotspot, powered by T-Mobile. Patrons will now have both a device and internet access to complete schoolwork, job searches, attend virtual programs and more! 

 

ROKU

Roku devices act as the home for all of your entertainment so you can streamline your setup, replace your expensive cable equipment, and watch what you love—all while saving money. All Roku devices provide easy access to free TV, live news, sports, movies, and more, so you can be confident that you won’t miss a thing. Check out the library's Roku Streaming Player and gain access to hundreds of movies and television shows for FREE. The library has subscriptions to NETFLIX and VUDU so you can try them out.

 

DR. J PORTABLE DVD PLAYER

DR. J 11.5" inch screen portable DVD player with HD 9.5" swivel screen, rechargeable battery with wall charger, car charger and AV cable. Portable DVD players are great for road trips, you can also play DJ with your favorite CDs during family time. In addition, you can use the portable player to DVDs you checkout from the library. 

 

DIGITAL MAGNIFIER

The digital magnifier allows individuals to experience greater ease when reading, writing, and viewing maps.

 

WIFI HOTSPOT

WiFi hotspots are Internet access points that allow you to connect to free internet service in your home or other locations using your computer, smartphone or other devices. Stream and surf from anywhere!

 

INSTANT POT 

An Instant Pot is a pressure cooker, slow-cooker, rice cooker, and yogurt maker all in one package. The easy-seal lid automatically seals your Instant Pot for pressure cooking, and releases steam with a simple, safe push of the quick release button. 10+ safety features and timed cooking programs let you “set it and forget it,” freeing you to do other things while the Instant Pot cooks your dinner safely and quickly, with minimal mess and easy clean up. Making dinner just got easier! Not all nights are created equal: Sometimes we need a fast, easy dinner to throw together at the last minute.

 


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