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Cool Tools

Cranston Public Library is excited to announce the release of its latest circulating collection: Cool Tools. The Cool Tools collection is comprised of a variety of tools available for one-week check-out by cardholders. The purchasing of the tools was made possible by a generous grant from the Taco/White Family Foundation.

Beginning January 2017, the following Cool Tools are available for borrowing at the listed locations:

 

 

Zircon StudSensor e50

Available at the Central Library

Into home improvement? Use this stud finder to detect the edges of wood and metal studs and joists behind walls, floors, and ceilings. Why stop there? This sensor also utilizes patented technology to detect live AC voltage.

 

Black & Decker Thermal Leak Detector

Available at the Central Library

Determine energy leaks in your home with this infrared thermometer. With an easy-to-use interface, you can set a reference temperature, then watch the LED display change color as the thermometer detects hot or cold spots.

 

Kill A Watt EZ Power Meter P4460

Available at the Central Library

Ever wonder how much energy your appliances are using? This meter calculates the energy costs of your electrical devices and can help you make decisions about which appliances you should leave plugged in.

 

Fluke 62 Max+ IR Thermometer

Available at the Central Library

Small and durable, this infrared thermometer is everything you'd expect from a professional tool that quickly and accurately detects temperature readings.

 

Roku 2 Streaming Player

Available at the Central Library

This streaming device allows you to stream nearly 200 popular movies to your television over WiFi. Just plug in the Roku to your TV's HDMI port, connect it to WiFi, and gain access to the library's VUDU account, which is stocked with the latest movies. 

 

Ghost EMF Meter Kit

Available at the Central Library and the Oak Lawn Branch

Whether you're investigating a haunting, or simply curious about the EMFs (electric and magnetic field) in your home and neighborhood, this kit has all the tools you need to gather evidence.

 

Bosch GLM 10 Laser Measure

Available at the Central Library

Thanks to this device’s laser precision technology and continuous measurement mode, it takes instant and reliable measurements up to 35 square feet. This pocket-sized laser measure operates simply, with the push of a button.

 

Picture Hanging Tool

Available at the Central Library

Hang & Level is the picture hanging tool designed to mark exactly where the nail goes, making it quick and easy to decorate your walls like a pro.  Marks exactly where the nail goes , hangs pictures visually without measuring, and can be used on all wall materials . Maximum weight 10 lbs on single hook, 20 lbs on double hook.

 

Camcorder Video Camera

Available at the Central Library

Small and light with a sleek new design, the Canon VIXIA HF M500 camcorder's image quality is unsurpassed, thanks to the camcorder's newly designed, professional-level Canon HD CMOS Pro Image Sensor.

 

 

All items are available to cardholders 18+ years of age for one-week loan periods. Tools must be returned to the location they were borrowed from during open library hours. Overdue fines accrue at $5/day. Complete lending policy is available here.