Children's Library of Things

Unusual Items for Kids & Teens to Borrow

Items must be picked up from and returned to the Circulation Desk.
Some (but not all!) of the many amazing items available for families and young patrons to check out are listed below.  A complete list is available in the Sharon Library catalog under "Library of Things - Sharon."  

plastic lab set for kids

Science & Technology

Learning Resources Lab Set for Ages 3+

Handheld Digital Microscope

Human Torso Anatomy ModelBlue spherical Dash robot toy

Water Testing Kit

Coding Robots - Cubetto, Botley, & Dash and Dot Robots 


Outdoor Exploration

Bird Watching Kit - Includes bird-watching guide, books, & both kids and adult binoculars

Metal Detector National Geographic metal detector with box and manual


Building Kits & Toys

Makedo Cardboard Construction Tool Set

Learning Resources Gears Building Set

Keva Planks Set

Circuit Blox Lights Set Mindware brand marble maze in shape of a fish

Mindware Marble Maze

Also available: K'nex, LEGO, Goobi, Magnatiles, Bristle Blocks Plus Plus & more


Other Learning Toys 

Electronic Drum Kit Set

Braille Letters & Numbers Play Tiles

Hand Sign Letters & Numbers Play TilesBraille tiles featuring the letters of the alphabet toy

Mathlink Cubes

Shape Blocks Kit

Early learning toys including Peacock Pals Fine Motor Set & Paint and Clay Play Kit



  • A variety of board games, including bingo, trivia, cooperative games, card games, classics such as chess and Scrabble, memory/matching games & more Trekking the National Parks board game with pieces and cards displayed



  • A variety of floor puzzles, peg puzzles, & jigsaw puzzles available


Especially for Teens

Smartphone Photography Lens Kit clip-on photography lens for use with smartphone

Games including Reincardnated and Avalon - We've only just started to build a collection of teen games and kits. Please let us know if you have any suggestions for games you'd like to see available!