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Discover It Yourself Collection (aka DIY collection) at the Robbins Library

This collection includes gadgets, games and kits to help kids explore the world around them. Borrow a telescope, two-way radios, Littlebits, a Makey Makey, Kindles pre-loaded with popular reads and more.  

Click here for a complete list of the DIY collection with descriptions of each item and recommended ages for use.  Visit the catalog through the links below to check on availability and place a hold on a specific item:

Kindles


DIY items are available for a 3-week checkout.  They must be picked up and returned to the Robbins Library during open hours.  A special thank you to the Friends of the Robbins Library for funding this collection!

American Girl Collection at the Robbins Library


American Girl Kits
The Robbins Library has 18 American Girl dolls, including Kaya, Josefina, Addy, Rebecca, Kit, Nanea, Julie, Maryellen, Melody, Logan, Z, Lea, Gabriela, Luciana, Blaire, Joss, Kira and a Truly Me Doll (the library named him Max)!  Each doll comes with a carrying case, bed, book and journal.  

Visit the catalog here to check on availability and place a hold on a specific doll.

Dolls are available for a 3-week checkout.  They must be picked up and returned to the Robbins Library during open hours.  A special thank you to the Russell Fund and Friends of the Robbins Library for funding this collection!


Book Club Book Bags at the Robbins Library


Start your own book club with a little help from the library!  Borrow a Book Club Book Bag with 12 copies of one book plus a list of fun activities and discussion questions.  Book Club Book Bags are available for a 3-week checkout.  Click here for the complete list of the Book Club Book Bags.


Quick Pick Bags at the Robbins and Fox Libraries


Quick pick bags include 8 picture books and/or Easy Readers that are  all about one fun topic: pirates, birthdays, the ocean, dogs, bedtime, bees, Magic School Bus and more!  Grab a bag if you are in a hurry or love a particular topic.  Quick Pick Bags are available for a 3-week checkout.

Pirate Quick Pick Bag