Fountaindale Library cardholders and Pinnacle library cardholders ages 8 and older may borrow a Chromebook to use while inside the library. Chromebooks can be checked out from the 3rd Floor Service Desk, Vortex and Children’s Services Desk for up to four hours at a time. Learn more…
In order to avoid damage to our Nooks, please return children and tween Nooks to the Children’s Services Desk and teen Nooks to the Vortex.
If Nooks are returned to any other location, your account will be fined $20.
Overdue Fines and Billing
Overdue Nooks will be fined $1 per day, up to $10.
If a Nook is 28 days overdue, your account will be billed the full retail price of the device.
Nooks cannot be returned once billed.
Damaged Nooks will be charged $25, plus applicable warranty costs.
Damaged pieces will be billed at replacement cost.
What are STEAMboxes?
Our STEAMboxes have been carefully designed to educate and entertain the curious minds of K–12 students. Each kit focuses on a different science, technology, engineering, art or math topic and includes equipment and instructions for hands-on activities. Check out a STEAMbox today!
Borrowing, Renewing and Returning
STEAMboxes designed for kids in grades K–5 are located in Children’s Services.
STEAMboxes designed for teens in grades 6–12 are located in the Vortex.
STEAMboxes are lent for 21 days and eligible for two renewals provided no one has placed a hold on it.
You can borrow one kit per library card. Kits include the American Girl dolls, Barbie dolls, STEAMboxes and more.
All STEAMboxes should be returned to our 1st Floor Circulation Desk.
Studio 300 Equipment
Studio 300 is a unique space that lets you use equipment such as maker technology, microphones, music instruments, cameras, cables and much more!
Non-circulating equipment can only be used while in Studio 300. Circulating equipment can be borrowed for up to five days. All Studio 300 equipment must be checked out and returned at the Studio Services Desk.
Our circulating equipment includes:
Our non-circulating equipment includes:
Various microphones for audio and video recording
Our maker technology includes:
Makerbot 2 3D Printer
Hic Top CR-10 3D Printer
Brother SE-400 Embroidery Machine
KNK Zing Air Computerized Vinyl Cutter and Heat Press