Take Home Technology
UCPL has more than 70 Acer Chromebooks that can be checked out for up to three weeks at a time. These portable and highly versatile Chromebooks use Google’s patented operating system, allowing users to sign on with their own Gmail account or the guest account and surf the Internet via the integrated Google Chrome browser. Some of the Chromebooks circulate in a bundle with mobile hotspots. Checkout is available with an adult library card and signed form.
UCPL has more than 50 mobile hotspots that can be checked out for up to three weeks at a time. These devices offer internet access for multiple devices in any area where cellular phone service is available. Some of the hotspots circulate in a bundle with Acer Chromebooks. Checkout is available with an adult library card and signed form.
In partnership with CALOP, UCPL offers 6 Sony Handycam video cameras for checkout. These cameras come equipped with 32 GB micro SD cards and feature full HD recording capability. Each camera is contained in an easy-carry case along with charger, cabling, and instruction guide. Checkout is available for up to three weeks with an adult library card and signed form.
Thanks to a partnership with the St. Louis Astronomical Society, UCPL has three Orion Starblast Telescopes available for checkout. Each telescope is modified by SLAS to be more durable and patron-friendly and is equipped with everything needed to explore the night sky: user manual, constellation guide, moon map, lens cleaner, night light, and a storage pouch. Checkout is available for up to one week with an adult library card and signed form.