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POWER TOOLS

Check out power tools for your next DIY or home project. We have 18+ tools available!

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RULES:

Must be 18 years of age or older
Loan period - 7 days
Must have a valid Library Card and ID
Must sign a borrowers agreement for each tool being checked out
Holds may be placed, and renewals are allowed if there are no other holds.
Must be returned in person to any location, not placed in a library book drop. 

FINES & LIABILITY:

Overdue fine is $10 per day until returned.
Bits and saw blades will not be provided by the library.

Tools should not be returned to the dropbox. Any loss or damage caused due to a dropbox return may be charged to the customer’s account.

 

KINDLE FIRE TABLETS

Check out a Kindle Fire for two weeks and read eBooks (pre-loaded or downloaded from Library eBook apps.) The Library has six categories of eBooks pre-loaded on the Kindle Fires:

Romance, Teen, Mystery/Suspense, Kid's Books, SciFi/Fantasy/Horror, Clean Reads.

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RULES:

Loan Period - 14 days
Holds may be placed, and renewals are allowed if there are no other holds.
Must be returned in person to any location, not placed in a library book drop.

FINES & LIABILITY:
The overdue fine is $1.25 per day until returned.

 

 

ROKU STREAMING STICKS

Check out a Roku Streaming Stick and plug it into your tv to stream our collection of movies loaded on the Vudu app.

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RULES:

Must be 18 years of age or older
Loan period - 7 days
Must have a valid Library Card
Holds may be placed, and renewals are allowed if there are no other holds.
Do not attempt to rent, purchase, or access additional content. Any tampering with content or account information may result in a late fee until the device can be reset for the next customer.
Must be returned in person to any location, not placed in a library book drop. 

FINES & LIABILITY:

The overdue fine is $1.25 per day until returned.

 

 

WIFI HOTSPOTS

Hotspots are available for check out and will provide Internet access for up to 10 smartphones, tablets, and devices through the T-Mobile cellular network.  Service will be dependent on the availability of the T-Mobile network where the Hotspot is being used.

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RULES:

Must be 18 years of age or older.
Loan Period- 7 days
Must have a valid Library Card and a current driver’s license, state ID, passport or military photo ID.
Holds may be placed, and renewals are allowed if there are no other holds.
Must be returned in person to any location, not placed in a library book drop.
Mobile Hotspots will be deactivated when overdue.

FINES & LIABILITY:

The overdue fine is $1.25 per day until returned.
Customers may be charged repair/replacement fees for devices returned to the library book drops.

Instructions for using the Mobile Hotspot

NOTE TO PARENTS/GUARDIANS:

Internet content filtering is NOT provided through the MRCPL Wireless Hotspot.
Parents/Guardians are responsible for monitoring what their children access via the Hotspot.

 

 

 

BLOOD PRESSURE CUFF KITS

High blood pressure, also known as hypertension, raises your risks for heart attack, stroke, diabetes and kidney disease. Now at your library, thanks to Richland Public Health and the Ohio District 5 Area Agency on Aging, customers can check out electronic blood pressure monitoring kits for two weeks.

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RULES:

Loan period - 14 days
Must have a valid Library Card.
Holds may be placed, and renewals are allowed if there are no other holds.
Must be returned in person to any location, not placed in a library book drop.

FINES & LIABILITY:

Customers may be charged repair/replacement fees for devices not returned in-person to a library location.
The overdue fine is $0.50 per day until returned.


Go to Richland Public Health (RPH) for more information.

Check out this video from the American Heart Association about how to monitor your blood pressure at home.

 

 

CHILDREN'S LAUNCHPADS

Grab a Launchpad for your children to play fun educational games on.

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RULES:

 
Loan period - 14 days
Holds may be placed, and renewals are allowed if there are no other holds.
Must be returned in person to any location, not placed in a library book drop. 

 

FINES & LIABILITY:

Overdue fine is $1.25 per day until returned.

 

 

 

AIR QUALITY MONITORS

In collaboration with Moms Clean Air Force of Ohio, we provide SPECK Air Quality Monitors to Library customers. The SPECK Monitors test for particles and allergens in the air in your home. The information from this testing can help you determine if action needs to be taken to improve the air in your homes. We spend about 90% of our time indoors. There are many sources of pollution indoors, and there’s a lot of things we can do even as simple as opening or closing windows, using air purifiers, or cleaning air filters, etc.

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RULES:

 
Loan period - 14 days
Holds may be placed, and renewals are allowed if there are no other holds.
Must be returned in person to any location, not placed in a library book drop.

FINES & LIABILITY:
Overdue fine is $0.50 per day until returned.
Up to $136 fee for lost or damaged items

 

 

 

KILL A WATTS

An energy analyzing device to check on how much energy your household appliances use. Just plug the device into a standard 120 volt AC outlet. Connect the appliance to the device. The LCD display will show the energy consumption in kilowatt-hours. Calculations may be done by the hour, day, week, month, or year. Typical appliances and devices to test are refrigerators, freezers, fans, heaters, computers, printers, games, televisions, microwaves, clocks, stereos, lights, phone chargers, coffee makers, and other devices that plug into a 120 volt AC outlet.

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RULES:

 
Loan period - 21 days
Holds may be placed, and renewals are allowed if there are no other holds.
Must be returned in person to any location, not placed in a library book drop. 

 

FINES & LIABILITY:

Overdue fine is $0.20 per day until returned.


 

 

 

CAKE PANS

Baking or preparing for a party or family get together? Maybe you really want to make a particular cake but don't want to buy a cake pan that you'll only use once or twice? Now you don't have to! Check out a variety of cake pans we have available to check out.

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RULES:
Loan Period - 14 days
Holds may be placed, and renewals are allowed if there are no other holds.
Must be returned in person to any location, not placed in a library book drop.

FINES & LIABILITY:
The overdue fine is $0.20 per day until returned.
Customers may be charged repair/replacement fees for devices not returned in-person to a library location.

 

 

TELESCOPES

Want to take a closer look at the stars or your favorite constellation? Check out a telescope from the library! These telescopes were donated to the Mansfield/Richland County Public Library by The Fran and Warren Rupp Donor Advised Fund of the Richland County Foundation with help from the Richland Astronomy Society.
Telescope parts include: eyepiece (zoom 8 to 24 mm), EZ Finder, telescope tube, focuser, mirror assembly, support, and handle.



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Fri-Sat: 9 AM-5 PM
Sun: 1 PM-5 PM

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