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Gadget Collection

    sampling of gadgets

    Our Gadget collection is here to help you discover, explore, and learn in new ways.

    View Gadgets

    Looking for more "things" to check out? Try our Experience Passes and Board Games

    Gadget FAQs

      • To check out a gadget, you'll need to have a library card that is registered at the Carmel Clay Public Library and that is in good standing.

      • Four gadgets may be checked out to a library card at any given time.

      • Each gadget may be checked out for one week and may not be renewed. Holds may be placed on gadgets through the online catalog.

        When checking out the telescope, you will need to sign a waiver.

        Gadgets are intended for at-home use. Please wait until after you check the item out and get it home to unbox and use it.

      • Gadgets are located on the second floor of the Main Library. You can also search our catalog and place holds.

        Do you have a gadget on hold that's ready to be picked up? Most gadget holds can be found in the same place where you pick up your other holds at both the Main Library and the West branch. Larger items like the telescope and Block Rocker need to be picked up at the 2nd-floor Adult Services Desk at the Main Library. Please note that gadgets cannot be picked up from the Holds Pickup Locker.

      • Please return your gadget to any staff desk at either the Main Library or the West Branch. Do not return gadgets in the book return slots or through the automated materials return.

        Please allow up to three days for the return to be processed and removed from your account.

      • If a gadget is damaged during your check-out period or is returned with broken or missing pieces, you will be charged a replacement fee for the item after check-in.

      • Contact the Adult Services Department at 317.814.3988 or