The Discover It Yourself (DIY) collection is a bunch of unique items that you can check out with your library card and take home to use. Items may be as small as a card game or as large as a telescope. This collection is for all ages. It's your chance to try out a unique, large, or even pricey item before you decide to buy it yourself!
Enjoy trying out something new for 3 weeks!
DIY Kit Lending Agreement
Checking out DIY kits
DIY kits may be checked out by any library card holder in good standing.
The kit circulates for three weeks and cannot be renewed.
Returning DIY kits
There is a Content List with every DIY kit. Please make sure all parts are present and that all materials are clean when you bring it back to the library.
Do not put kits in the book drop. The kit must be returned to a staff member inside HPL.
When you return the DIY kit, it will remain on your account until staff can do a thorough inventory of its contents, which can take some time. When everything has been checked, we will backdate and remove it from your account.
If you lose or damage something
If the kit is lost or is never returned, you will be billed the replacement cost.
If a part of the kit is missing, our staff will notify you. If you cannot find the item/s, the library may charge a fee to replace the items.
If something is damaged, our staff will notify you. The library may charge a fee to replace part or all of the kit.
Very Important Places (VIP) passes provide a library users with discount to enjoy the best of Monroe County’s arts and cultural treasures. Bring a VIP pass to the location and enjoy discounted admission or ticket purchases.
You only have one week to use a VIP pass, so be sure to plan your visit!