Library of Things

The Perth & District Public Library has a growing collection of circulating “things.”

You can borrow:

  • Portable tech & media equipment, such as microphones, cameras, iPads, laptops, wifi hotspots and ereaders.
  • Museum, gallery and parks passes
  • Puzzles
  • Kill a Watt Meter
  • Hand drum
  • Binoculars

To access these items, reserve them in our online catalogue!

Get Involved

Donations: Have a musical instrument you’re not using? Craft supplies gathering dust? Browse the wish list below of items we hope to acquire for our collection! Other donations are welcome. Just fill out the form below!

Partners and programs: The library welcomes partnerships with community members who have something to share or teach to others. Find out more about pitching a program!

GoPro or comparable action camera

Specialized craft equipment

Knitting and crochet tools


 Industrial grommet tool

Sewing machine

Sheet music

Percussion instruments

Floor easel

Library of Things Suggestions

The library welcomes suggestions for items to add our collection. Please make sure to check the catalogue before submitting a suggestion. Please indicate whether the suggested item is something you would like to donate.

The decision to acquire a recommended item will be made in accordance with the library Collections Policy and Plan and is at the discretion of the librarian. Please fill out as much of the form as possible.