library of things

Library of Things

Library of Things

Library of Things Opening for 2023 Ontario Public Library Week

Because libraries are more than books.

You don’t need to buy expensive equipment, just borrow it from the library. The Library of Things is only available from The Hub Branch in Canton. Patrons should read the Guidelines and must complete a Library of Things Agreement form. Search 'Library Things' in the Library catalogue for more information.

Outdoor Games

The Library has a variety of outdoor games that may be borrowed from the Library of Things.

Flaghouse bocce ball set, 6 blue balls, 6 red balls, 1 white ball in zippered bag, instructional sheet.

Franklin 48 piece jumbo 4 in a row game, instruction sheet, LT rules.



Black & Decker All-in-One Automatic Breadmaker, non-stick bread pan, kneading paddle, recipe booklet, Instructional sheet.

Libbey 12 piece wine set, instructional sheet, PHPL bag for transport.

Small Appliances

Vicks 2 piece humidifier, LT rules, PHPL bag for transport.

Looking for Library of Things Donations

Port Hope Public Library is looking for donations of items that we can lend out free-of-charge to people in the community. See the list below for suggestions of items that you may need once in a blue moon and don’t want to purchase. If you want to check if the Library would like a particular item, or if it is not on the list, please contact Lisa O’Leary

Please drop off items, clean and in excellent repair, at the Mary J Benson Branch any weekday, Monday thru Friday.

Blender                         Bundt pan

Hand mixer                    popcorn maker

Food processor           waffle maker

spring form pans

Food hydrator             pasta maker

le Creuset cookware/pot

Crock pot                   snow cone maker

Insta pot                      large cooler

Roasting pans            ice cream maker

Mandolin slicer          crepe pan

Punch bowl                juicer

Griddle                       allen key set

Keyboard                   ratchet set

electric drill corded and or battery                screwdriver set