Library of Things

Borrow technology from our Library of Things (LoT) collection. The LoT kits are a fun, hands-on way for people of all ages to learn new things and expand their skills.

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View and request the LoT kits from our catalogue or explore the links below to learn more about them.  

Show Us What You Made

Did you make something awesome using our LOT kits?

Share your creation/photo with us on social media! Remember to use #ORLMakes so everyone can appreciate, learn, and marvel at your invention!



Lending Policy

  • Most kits can be borrowed for 4 weeks.
  • The following kits can be borrowed for 2 weeks:
    • Dollars & Sense 
    • Home Energy Kit
    • Carbon Dioxide Monitor Kit
    • PLay Boxes
    • Sphero Bolt & iPad
  • 1 renewal if no one else is waiting for the item. 
  • The borrower is responsible for lost, missing, and damaged pieces (see content list with prices included with kit).
  • Return the kit to a staff member at the front desk of your nearest ORL location. Do not use the book drop or leave them outside the library. 
  • BC One Card patrons: Library of Things kits must be checked out and returned to one of the Okanagan Regional Library branches.