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Library of Things

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Check Out the Unexpected!

The Coleman “Library of Things” has everything from tools to a telescope, metal detector to microscope, and so much more.  Some items are viewable in the library catalog or call the library to check availability at (989) 465-6398.

The Library of Things includes unexpected items that can be checked out at the Coleman Area Library

What you need to know: Must be an Adult.  Must have a valid Coleman Area Library card to check out items from the “Things” collection. All “Things” require a signed policy and a $10 refundable deposit (cash or check, no debit or credit). When the “Thing” is returned in good condition, you will get your $10 back.

Device to allow wi-fi connectivity available at the Coleman Area Library
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Free and reduced cost passes to Michigan museums and events
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Snap circuit STEM kit available at the Coleman Area Library
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Microscope available at the Coleman Area Library
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Kit for improving health available at the Coleman Area Library
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Metal detector available at the Coleman Area Library
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Robotics STEM kit available at the Coleman Area Library
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Learn about dinosaurs kit available at the Coleman Area Library
Telescope available at the Coleman Area Library
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Kit for improving home safety available at the Coleman Area Library
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Flower press kit available at the Coleman Area Library
Family games available at the Coleman Area Library
Learn about building and engineering available at the Coleman Area Library
Tool set available at the Coleman Area Library
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Social and emotional learning kit available at the Coleman Area Library
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Learn about water kit available at the Coleman Area Library
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Croquet lawn game available at the Coleman Area Library
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Potato sack race and lawn game available at the Coleman Area Library
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Ring toss lawn game available at the Coleman Area Library
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Ladder toss lawn game available at the Coleman Area Library
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Learn about insects kit available at the Coleman Area Library
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Learn about magnets kit available at the Coleman Area Library
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learn about letters and numbers kit available at the Coleman Area Library
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Children's kit to drill and build available at the Coleman Area Library
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Learn about the human body kit available at the Coleman Area Library
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Learn about balance kit available at the Coleman Area Library
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Puzzle exchange available at the Coleman Area Library
No deposit needed for puzzles. Come and take what you want.