Books and DVDs, yes—but that’s just the beginning of what you can take home from your local library. We raided the local systems for some under-the-radar loans you might not know are on offer. Here are seven solid reasons to make sure your library card is up to date.
Fauquier County Public Library System (and others)
So much more than a shovel. Comes complete with soil auger, trowel, bug viewer, and magnifying glass.
Take the web with you anywhere.
Includes pocket guide, binoculars, flashcards, and a lyric-identifier device.
Loudoun County Public Library System (and others)
For those unexpected moments you need to channel Marilyn Monroe in Some Like it Hot.
Any budding coders in the house?Thermal Camera
For identifying air leaks, electrical shorts, or missing insulation in your home.
Project Runway, here you come.
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