Did you know that you can borrow "things" from GPPL?
We have seasonal outdoor equipment for activies:
A kicksled, snowshoes, a volleyball, a football, a croquet set, and so much more.
We've invested in products to help with household tasks (so you don't have to):
A sewing machine, desktop full page magnifier, thermal imaging camera, an automotive code reader.
We also have some cool technology for you to try out:
A projector set, colorblind corrective glasses, an Echo Dot, a record player, a HappyLight, a karaoke machine.
Find them all by searching our Catalogue for "Library of Things" (including quotation marks) or through this link.
Please see our full list of items available for borrowing below:
Sports & Activities
3-Wheel Kick Scooter For Kids - 3 wheeled kick scooter suitable for ages 3-12. Designed for improved balance and increased safety.
Basketball Rebounder Set - SKLZ Solo Assist Rebounder set, used for practicing basketball drills alone or with teammates on any surface. Includes Under Armour 395 29.5 cm indoor/outdoor basketball.
Bean Bag Toss Game - Bean bag toss game (also known as Cornhole), includes (2) target boards, (4) blue bean bags, (4) black bean bags, (4) hole covers and one instruction booklet.
Bocce Set - Swiftflyte Bocce Ball set, includes 8 bocce balls, 1 palino ball and instruction sheet in carrying case.
Croquet Set - 9 wicket croquet set with (9) wickets, (2) stakes, (6) balls and (6) mallets.
Disc Golf - 6 discs (2 pink, 2 blue, 2 white) for disc/frisbee golf.
Evo Ascent Snowshoes - 22” adults snowshoes, suggested max. weight 180 lbs (80 kg). Engineered to improve traction on ice, snow and steep slopes.
Evo Trail Snowshoes - 22” adults snowshoes, suggested max. weight 180 lbs (80 kg). Engineered to improve traction and provide efficient movement.
Extreme Slide Board - Targets specific muscles needed to help you maximize the power of your stride. It will help with lateral movements, balance and endurance so you can be first to the puck every time. Used by NHL players. Includes: slide board, slide board strap, 3 pairs of booties, instructions, carrying case.
Football : Official - Under Armour 595 Gripkin composite football, official size for teens and adults.
Football : Peewee - Under Armour 395 Gripskin composite football, junior size appropriate for players age 9-12.
Giant 4-in-a-Row - The aim of this classic game is to be the first to connect 4 pieces in a row in any direction. Includes: 2 red panels, 2 blue side holders, 2 red sliders, 21 green rings, 21 yellow rings, instructions, carrying case.
Horseshoe Set - Swiftflyte Horseshoe set, includes (2) chrome plated horseshoes, (2) brass plated horseshoes and (2) 24” chrome plated solid steel stakes in carrying case.
Iron Gym : Total Upper Body Workout Bar With Resistance Band - Turn any doorway into a personal gym, used for pull-ups, push-ups and more. Includes 10-35 lb resistance band.
Junior Snowshoes - MSR Tyker Kids Snowshoes, suitable for kids’ shoe sizes 7.5-13.5 and adult sizes 1-4.5, suggested max. weight 90 lbs (40 kg). Designed to fit most types of footwear.
Kettlebell (10 lb) - 10 lb (4.5 kg) kettlebell for various exercises.
Kettlebell (15 lb) - 15 lb (6.8 kg) kettlebell for various exercises.
Kicksled - ESLA T6 Large Kicksled, intended for users between 5’1’’ and 6’0’’ (155 cm and 183 cm) with a seat rated for up to 300 lbs (136 kg).
Ladderball - Go! Gater premium ladderball set, includes (2) targets, (3) yellow bolos, (3) green bolos, and (1) storage bag. Throw your bolo and try to land it on the ladder for points, first to 21 points wins.
Neokid III Snowshoes - 16” children’s snowshoes, suggested weight 30-80 lbs (14-36 kg). Lightweight, durable and stay flexible down to -40°C.
Picnic & Play - Includes 1 basket, 1 blanket, 1 ball, 1 frisbee, 2 jump ropes and 3 walkie talkies. Fun for the whole family!
Slamball (10 lb) - Rugged, textured surface promotes a secure, easy grip. Slam ball workout builds strength, cardio and explosive power.
Smashball - Smashball set, includes (3) balls, (1) net, (1) hand pump and instructions. Plays similarly to volleyball, but you must smash the ball onto the net to hit it towards your opponents.
Snow Pup Skis - Madshus Snow Pup Skis, recommended for children ages 3-6, up to 55 lbs (25 kg) and 3’ (90 cm) tall. Designed to fit most winter boots.
Soccer Set - Standard size soccer ball with (10) disc cones for field marking or setting up drills.
Spaceship Balance Bike - Designed to encourage learning and improve balance, helps children transition to balancing on two wheels in preparation for riding a pedal bike.
Strider Balance Bike - Designed to encourage learning and improve balance, helps children transition to balancing on two wheels in preparation for riding a pedal bike.
Triangle Balance Bike - Designed to encourage learning and improve balance, includes the option of switching from a 3 wheeled tricycle to a 2 wheeled bicycle to help children transition to balancing on two wheels in preparation for riding a pedal bike.
Volleyball - Molten brand volleyball, official size and weight for outdoor and indoor use.
Wagon - Perfect for hauling gear to outdoor sporting events, concerts, trips to the park and for use around the house. Please note that it is not made to transport children.
Walking Poles - Nordic walking poles increase the range of muscles exercised in your daily walk. Helps to improve balance and stability and encourages proper posture.
Washer Toss Skill Game - Take turns throwing your washers into the box, scoring points for washers that land in the box and bonus points for ones that land in the cup. Suitable for teams of one or two players.
Wicked Big Pong - Oversized Pong game, includes: 6 red cups, 1 white ball, pump with needle, instructions, carrying bag.
Wooden Throwing Game - Yard bowling for kids and adults. Encourages cooperative play and a fun interactive way to learn math. Includes: 12 pins, 1 throwing piece, instructions, carrying bag.
Wrist / Ankle Weights - Two 1 kg (2.2 lb) wrist and ankle weights for increasing resistance for different exercises.
Automotive Code Reader Set. 3120F+ : Level 2 - OBD 1&2 diagnostic tool, diagnose check engine, ABS, oil, and battery maintenance lights and more. Works on various makes and models.
Peace Library System Radon Detector - Prolonged exposure to radon is one of the leading causes of lung cancer in North America. Protect yourself and your loved ones by testing the air quality of your home with the PLS Radon Detector.
Singer Sewing Machine - Singer 1234 sewing machine, get started sewing in no time with quick and easy threading and built-in stitches with pre-set length and width settings. Singer online instructional class available for this machine through the Singer Sewing Company YouTube channel.
Thermal Imaging Camera IR0005 - Detects thermal energy of heat sources and converts them into visible images. Useful for finding drafts/leaks, missing insulation and more.
Universal TPMS Relearn Tool - Tire pressure monitor sensor reset tool for GM and Ford vehicles, works on most vehicles equipped with a 315 or 433 MHz Tire Pressure Monitoring system.
Blood Pressure Monitor - Recommended by Hypertension Canada. Detects irregular heartbeat. 2 users x 90 memories. Features include: protocol software, free BPIQ app, BP assessment indicator, BIOS averaging, alarm reminders.
CD Player with FM Radio - Includes CD player and power adapter. Requires headphones (not included). Can be powered on the go with 2 AA batteries (not included).
Chromebook - Laptops running the Chrome operating system, perfect for web browsing and completing tasks using web-based productivity software.
Colorblind Corrective Glasses - Pilestone universal corrective lenses for those suffering from deutan and protan colour blindness.
Echo Dot - The Echo Dot is a voice-controlled smart speaker, with artificial intelligence personal assistant “Alexa” to perform numerous tasks such as playing music, setting alarms, and answering questions.
Electronic Energy Meter - Use the Blue Planet electronic energy meter to monitor your appliances and identify those that consume the most energy. Measures voltage (V), current (A), wattage (W), kilowatt-hours (kWh) and standby current.
HappyLight Therapy Lamp - Combat sunlight deficiency with the HappyLight light therapy lamp. Helps regulate sleep, improve mood, increase energy, and enhance your focus.
Hue Personal Wireless Lighting Set - Philips Hue lighting set includes Hue bridge and three bulbs. Plug the Hue bridge into your router, download the Hue app and control your lighting from your phone or tablet.
Karaoke System - Karaoke USA all-in-one system plays DVD’s, CDG’s, and MP3G files from USB drives or SD cards and streams from YouTube and other sites. Includes 2 microphones, comes with 300 songs built-in.
Metal Detector - Discovery 2200 metal detector, has all digital controls with easy to read depth indicator. 4-tone / 9-segment target identification and headphone jack. Requires 2 9-volt batteries (not included).
Projector Set - QKK Projector with 254 cm (100”) projector screen. Equipped with HDMI, VGA, AV and USB interfaces, compatible with a variety of devices.
Smart Hub : Terminal Intelligent - High speed internet in the palm of your hands, the Telus smart hub provides Wi-Fi with speeds up to 25 Mbps, with a 1 TB monthly data limit.
Turntable - 3 Speed Turntable. Has headphone and audio out stereo jacks as well as built in speakers. Includes 1 suitcase turntable, 1 power adapter, 1 instruction manual, 1 quick start guide
Zoll AED. 3 - ZOLL AED 3 defibrillator with Real CPR Help technology, includes full-colour touchscreen display with instructional images, CPR cycle timer and gauge to measure CPR compression depth.