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Welcome to the Library of Things at the Morse Institute Library!

Natick patrons with no outstanding fines above $100 can reserve and borrow a Thing.

Things lent by the Morse Institute Library must be checked out from, and returned to, the Main Desk of the Morse Institute Library during regular operating hours. Items may not be returned in any return bins or to any other library.

All patrons will be required to sign a Lending Agreement before borrowing a Thing for the first time. Once signed, this agreement will be applicable to all successive check-outs. A parent or guardian signature will be required for patrons under the age of 18.

Items in the Library of Things may be borrowed for 2 weeks and cannot be renewed. These items can only be placed on local holds.

This collection is supported in part by the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection (MassDEP).

To check availability of Things, please visit our Catalog.

Travel adapters
Includes 1 travel adapter and 1 carrying pouch
Thermal imaging camera
1 thermal imaging camera, 1 user manual, 1 protection bag with shoulder strap, 1 USB recharging cord in 1 plastic carrying case
Digital Level
1 24-inch digital level with user's guide and carrying case
Happylight LED light therapy lamp
An easy to use light therapy lamp. Just press the on/off button and you're ready to kickstart your morning. HappyLight Lucent delivers up to 10,000 lux of UV-free, LED, full-spectrum light for effective, safe, and natural light therapy that’s free from glares, flickering, and hotspots
Carbon monoxide meter
Requires 3 AAA batteries to operate, which are NOT included.
This handheld carbon monoxide meter uses a sensitive professional electrochemical sensor to accurately detect carbon monoxide gas and display the real-time concentration on the backlit LCD screen. It has an automatic calibration function to ensure accurate detection of CO gas and protect the safety of your family and property. The CO concentration range that the carbon monoxide detector can measure is 0~1000PPM, and the alarm value can be set freely (preset is 24PPM). When the detected CO gas concentration reaches the alarm value, the CO detector will emit a beep and screen flash alarm.
Water tester
The water tester has been calibrated to pH 6.86 and pH 4.01 before leaving the library.
This water tester is designed with 5-in-1 function, which can measure pH, TDS (total dissolved solids), EC (conductivity), salinity, and temperature. Use this device to test water in your aquarium, pool, fish tank and pond in a garden.
Self-leveling cross-line laser
1 Bosch GLL 30 self-leveling cross-line laser level, 1 Flexible mounting device MM 2, instruction sheet, and carrying case
Knitter's Pride crochet hooks
9 crochet hooks sizes C, D, E, F, G, 7, H, I, J
Electrical test kit
1 non-contact AC voltage tester with integrated flashlight, 1 AC/DC voltage tester with instruction sheet in carrying bag
Moisture Meter
1 Povlen Pinless Wood Moisture Meter with instruction page and carrying case.
Portable CD Player
1 Portable CD player, 3.5mm Aux cable, Micro USB cable, User manual, Quick start guide, Carrying case
Laser Measurer
1 laser measure with instruction sheet and carrying case
Die cut and embossing machine
1 Big Shot embossing and die cut machine, 1 basic shapes kit and cutting pad, 1 textured embossing pad, 1 cutting mat, and instruction manual
Button making machine
1 2 1/4 inch (58 mm) button making machine, circle paper cutter, instruction sheet, self-healing cutting mat, and carrying bag
Thermal laminator machine
1 thermal laminating machine, instruction manual, and 1 sample lamination pouch
Sewing machine
1 heavy duty sewing machine, foot pedal, power cord, cover, accessory kit, instruction book, and hard carrying case
Label maker
1 label maker with 3 label tapes, carrying case, and instruction manual
Cricut Explore Air 2
1 Cricut Explore Air 2, 5 piece basic tool set, standard grip mat, light grip mat, USB cord, power cord, instruction manual, and carrying case
Portable flood light
1 LED flood light with stand, USB cable, charging cable, and instruction sheet
Knitter's Pride nova platina double pointed 6" sock needle set
6 sets of 5 double pointed knitting needles US sizes 0, 1, 1.5, 2, 2.5, 3
Portable Induction Cooktop Kit
1 portable induction cooktop (model: BT-200DZ), 1 2.5-qt stainless steel sauce pan with glass lid, 1 10-inch stainless steel frying pan, 1 user manual, 1 useful tips guide and 1 quick reference sheet in zip tote bag
Portable Induction Cooktop Kit
1 portable induction cooktop (model: BT-M20B), 1 3-qt stainless steel sauce pan with lid, 1 8-inch ceramic non-stick stainless steel frying pan, 1 user manual, 1 useful tips guide and 1 quick reference sheet in zip tote bag
Drill driver kit
1 20V drill driver, 2.0 Ah lithium battery, 1A compact charger, 32 piece screw bits, 3 drill bits (1/8", 3/16", 1/4"), instruction and safety manuals and carrying bag
Hand truck
1 foldable and telescoping hand truck, extending to 42.5 inches with a maximum carrying weight of 275 pounds; 2 black bungee cords, 57" each; instructions
Knitter's Pride nova platina single point needle set
9 pairs of 10" knitting needles US sizes 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 10.5, 11
Knitter's Pride nova platina interchangeable chunky set
3 knitting needle tips size 13, 15, 17 ; 2 cords, 24" & 32" ; 4 end caps ; 2 cord keys
Knitter's Pride nova platina interchangeable deluxe set
9 knitting needle tips size 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 10.5, 11 ; 4 cords 24", 32" (2), 40" ; 1 set of size markers, 8 end caps, 4 cord keys, 1 cord case
Hands free magnifier
1 hands free magnifier ; 8 x 11 inches
Knee Pads
1 pair of gel knee pads made of breathable gel and foam with Velcro closures
Pumpkin Carving Kit
13 piece stainless steel pumpkin carving kit in carrying case
4 4-inch quick grip clamps in one carrying bag
Infrared Thermometer
1 infrared thermometer with instruction booklet
Socket Set
85 piece socket set (24 1/4” Drive Sockets—6 Point, 19 3/8” Drive Sockets—6 Point, 20 1/4” Drive Deep Sockets—6 Point, 1 3/8” Drive Extension Bar: 3”, 1 1/4” Drive Extension Bar: 3”, 1 1/4” Drive Pear Head Ratche, 1 3/8” Drive Pear Head Ratchet, 1 1/4” Drive Spinner Handle, 1 1/4” Drive Bit Adapter, 15 1/4” Drive Specialty Bits: 25mm, 1 3/8 Drive Spark Plug Socket—6 Point – 5/8') in carrying case
Stud Finder
1 stud finder and instruction booklet in carrying case
Tire Pressure Gauge
1 tire pressure gauge and 1 instruction booklet in carrying case
Homeowner's Tool Kit
65-piece general homeowner's tool set (includes one 13-ounce hammer, one 16-foot tape rule, one 18mm snap-off knife, one torpedo level, one long nose and one slip joint pliers, one Phillips screwdriver, one standard tip screwdriver, eight SAE and eight metric hex keys, one 1/4-inch round-head ratchet, eight SAE 1/4-inch sockets, one 1/4-inch spinner handle, one 1/4-inch bit holder, and 30 bits)
Air Quality Detector
1 air quality detector, instruction sheet and USB charging cable; 5.5 x 2.5 inches
Hammer Set
Hammer and crowbar set (1 ball peen hammer, 1 drywall hammer, 1 16 oz hammer, 1 rubber mallet, 1 crowbar, 1 25 foot measuring tape, 1 pair of safety goggles) in carrying bag
Stanley Tool Set
8 1/4" drive sockets (6 point), 1 1/4" drive pear head rachet, 1 spinner handle; 1 1/4" drive bit adabtyer/ 1 5m/16' tape rool, 1 18 mm snap off knife, 1 control grip Phillips screwdriver; 1 control grip flat screwdriver, 1 13 oz claw hammer, 8 metric hex keys MM, 8 standard hex keys SAE, 1 torpedo level, 1 6" long nose pliers, 1 6: slip joint pliers, 30 1/4" drive specialty bits (25 mm) in plastic case
Torque Wrench
1 3/8 inch drive torque wrench with instruction sheet and carrying case
Car Battery Analyzer
1 car battery analyzer (BT705) with attached cable and 1 user's guide
Screwdriver Set
20 piece screwdriver set (6 slotted, 6 Phillips, 2 star, 1 square, 4 piece hook and pick set, 1 offset)
Woodworking Planes
Set of two woodworking planes, including one bench plane (9.75 inches) and one adjustable block plane (7 inches) with instruction sheet and carrying case
Pliers Set
Pliers set (8 inch curved jaw locking pliers with wire cutter, 6 inch locking multi pliers, 8 inch long nose pliers, 8 inch cutting pliers, 8 inch slip-joint adjustable pliers, and 6 inch long nose pliers with wire cutter) with safety goggles in carrying bag
Clamp Kit
4 4-inch quick grip clamps in one carrying bag
Drywall Kit
Drywall tools (1 6-inch joint knife, 1 4-inch joint knife, 1 2-inch putty knife and 2 pairs of safety goggles) in carrying bag
Plumbing Kit
Includes 1 Lenox compact hacksaw, 2 replacement blades, 1 pipe wrench, and 1 Craftsman pair of aviation (tin) snips
Air Compressor
1 1.2 gallon portable air compressor with 25 foot inflation hose, 25 foot air hose, operator's manual, and rolling storage case
Gas Leak Detector
Gas leak detector, English manual, and 3 x AAA batteries
Bolt Cutters
Bolt cutters with 3/8 inch capacity give you the leverage to cut rods, bolts, and chains
Dremel Electric Engraver
1 Engraver Tool, Letter/Number Template, 9924 Carbide Point and operating/safety instructions
Bocce ball set
8 color bocce balls (2 red, 2 green, 2 blue, 2 yellow), 1 white pallino ball, 1 distance marker, 1 rules sheet, and 1 carrying bag
Fishing rods
Fishing kit includes 1 fishing rod, loaded with fishing line and hook
Ladder toss game
2 ladder toss targets with score trackers (unassembled), 6 bolo balls, 1 game rules sheet, 1 carrying bag
Car Code Scanner & Battery Tester
1 battery tester/car code scanner, 1 USB mini cable, 1 battery clamp cable, 1 quick start guide, 1 user's guide, 1 carrying case
Pressure washer
1 pressure washer, 1 spray wand, 3 quick connect spray nozzles, 20 foot high pressure hose, 1 on-board hose bucket/storage bin, 1 user manual
Pickleball set for beginners
2 fiberglass surface pickleball paddles and 4 pickleball balls in carrying case
Croquet set
6 color mallets, 6 balls, 9 wickets, 2 stakes, 1 rules sheet, and 1 carrying bag
Folding plastic table
1 folding plastic table (6 feet long)
Rotary cultivator tool
1 rotary cultivator tool with carrying bag
Trail camera
1 4K trail camera, 1 32G SD card, 1 Micro USB Cable, 1 installation belt, 1 user guide, 1 carrying case
Community clean-up kit
Kit consists of 2-36 inch grabber tools; 2-30 inch grabber tools, 1 folding grabber, 6 adult sized reflective vests and belts, and 5 trash bags contained in 1 clear contractor trash bag
Bicycle lock
1 Ottolock Sidekick compact U-lock and 1 key
Bubble machine
1 bubble machine, AC power adapter, instruction booklet, and carrying bag
Bubble machine
1 bubble machine, AC power adapter, instruction booklet, and carrying bag
Bird watching kit
1 pair of Carson 8 x 42 mm binoculars with carrying case and neck strap and 1 copy of book Sibley's birding basics by David Allen Sibley
Snowshoes, 21 inch
1 pair of 21 inch snowshoes in carrying bag
Snowshoes, 25 inch
1 pair of 25 inch snowshoes in carrying bag
Snowshoes, 30 inch
1 pair of 30 inch snowshoes in carrying bag
Gardening Kit
8 piece tool set includes canvas tote, folding seat, trowel, transplanter, weeder, pruning shears, cultivator, and weeding fork
Seeding square
Includes 1 seeding square (12 x 12 inches), 1 funnel, 1 seeding wand, and 1 instruction sheet and planting guide
2-in-1 giant checkers and tic tac toe game with mat
24 reversible foam discs (12 black, 12 red) , 1 instruction sheet and 1 game mat in carrying case
Bulb Planter
1 bulb planter (36 inches) with 2 removable depth control panels and 1 instruction sheet
Gardening Soil Tester
1 3-in-1 soil moisture-light-pH tester, 1 instruction booklet, 1 carrying case
Gardening Kit
11 piece tool set includes garden tools bag, hand trowel, transplanter, weeder, hand fork, hand rake, garden pruner, grass shears, garden gloves, spray bottle, kneeling pad
Flower Press Kit
Includes 2 press plates (8.27 x 6.3 x 2.76 inches), 4 dry plates, 10 lining papers, 2 strapes, 4 sponges, 2 eco bags, 1 instruction sheet
Quad Camp Chair
1 quad folding camp chair with mesh cup holder and carrying bag
Oversized Folding Chair
1 folding camp chair with insulated cup holder and media pocket and carrying bag
Folding Camp Table
1 folding aluminum table (30 x 28 inches) with collapsable leg stand and carrying bag
Bicycle Repair Kit
17 Piece Bike Bicycle Repair Tool Kit.
Chain rivet extractor, 5mm Phillips screwdriver, Dust cap wrench, Chainring nut wrench, Tire lever (2 pieces), 8mm hex key wrench + hex key set, Pedal wrench, Freewheel turner, Bottom bracket wrench, Hub cone spanner 13/14/15/16mm set of 2 pieces, Lockring remover, Crank puller, Spoke wrench 0.127" 0.130" 0.136", Cartridge B.B. tool, Flat screwdriver 3mm, T25, Patch kit
Bicycle Repair Stand
With the Sportneer Bicycle Repair Stand, bike maintenance is easier than ever. This compact, sturdy stand is crafted from high-quality aluminum that can support up to 60 lbs. Simply unfold the stand, secure your bike in the grip jaw, and adjust the stand’s height and angle. Any bike frame between 1-2 inches in diameter will fit perfectly.
1 Repair Stand
1 Bicycle Mount
1 Flop Stop
1 Tool Tray
1 Accessories bag containing 3 hex keys
1 User Manual
1 pair of binoculars with attached neck strap, 1 quick digiscoping smartphone adapter, 1 lens cleaning cloth, 2 instruction booklets, in carrying case
Lawn Aerator Shoes
1 pair of lawn aerator shoes, 6 adjustable straps, 26 metal nails, nuts, wrench, carrying pouch, and instruction sheet
Lawn Thatching Rake
Dethatching rake designed to promote healthy lawn growth
Travel Scope
1 80mm aperture refractor telescope, two eyepieces (20 mm and 10 mm), erect image star diagonal, finderscope, smartphone adapter, instruction mannual, and backpack-style carrying case
Gold Digger Treasure Detector
1 metal detector, 2 9 volt batteries, 1 set of headphones, 1 instruction manual
Metal Detector
1 Garrett ACE 300 Metal Detector with 7″ x 10″ PROformance submersible Search Coil, Coil Cover, Garrett Carry Bag, ClearSound Headphones, ACE Environmental Cover Up for control box, Batteries and Owner's manual
Yard Pong
12 buckets and 2 balls with carrying bag
Cornhole Set
2 cornhole boards (4 feet x 2 feet each), 8 bean bags, carrying cases for bean bags and boards, rules
Giant Right Center Left Dice Game
3 dice, 23 red chips, 1 instruction sheet, and 1 carrying bag
Giant Tic-Tac-Toe
1 rope game board, 5 Xs and 4 Os, 1 instruction sheet
Giant Tumbling Timber Toy
56 pine blocks in carrying bag with instructions, score card, and dry erase marker
Giant Tumbling Timber Toy
40 pine blocks in carrying bag
Giant Four-In-A-Row Game
1 stand up game board with legs (2 feet x 3 feet), 21 black chips, and 21 white chips and instruction sheet
LCD digital microscope
1 LCD screen with bracket and stand, 32 GB memory card, user manual, AC/DC adapter, usb cable, and carrying case
Genius 5 battery charger and maintainer
Includes 1 Genius5 charger, AC in (type B) , X-connect out, X-connect in, mounting bracket and strap, battery clamps and integrated eyelets, instruction booklet
Nintendo Switch
Games are not included in the Switch Kit but may be checked out separately
Features three play modes: TV, tabletop, and handheld.
Sound level meter
Requires 1 9V battery to operate, which is NOT included
Use this portable, easy to use and handy instrument for sound quality measuring, monitoring and controlling in office, home, school, traffic, audio system and construction site. The meter has wide range of applications such as noise pollution studies, research and other industrial uses. The sound level that can be measured by this meter is between 30 and 130 decibels
Bluetooth speaker
Does NOT include an AUX cable to connect physically connect the speaker to a laptop, television, or other device.
This portable Bluetooth speaker provides 12W of audio power with enhanced bass. When fully charged using the included USB cable, it will provide 24 hours of playtime.
Meta Quest 2
Requires 2 rechargable NiMH (nickel metal hydride) AA batteries to operate touch controllers.
Patron must download Meta Quest app from Apple Store or Google Play, and a Facebook account is required. The library is NOT repsonsible for personal information left on this device. Please sign in using your own Facebook account and sign out before returning the headset to the library.
Experience total immersion with 3D positional audio, hand tracking and easy-to-use controllers working together to make virtual worlds feel real.
Digital lux meter
1 digital lux meter with instruction manual and carrying case
Computer tool kit
146 piece computer tool kit with 123 bits and magnetic mat in carrying case
Film and slide scanner
1 film and slide scanner, 1 cleaning brush, 1 slide holder, 1 135 film adapter, 1 126 film adapter, 1 110 film adapter, 1 USB cable, 1 HDMI cable, 1 user manual, 1 carrying case
GoPro HERO11 Black Mini camera
1 GoPro HERO11 Black Mini camera, 1 short screw, 3 long screws, 1 mounting buckle, 1 J-hook buckle, 1 selfie stick, 1 chest strap, 1 head strap, 1 helmet strap, 1 USB-C cable, and 2 instruction sheets in carrying case
Video to digital converter
1 video to digital converter (version 2.0), 3-RCA to 3-RCA cable, power adapter, USB cable, and user's guide
Microscope Set
39 piece microscope set (Includes microscope plus the following accessories: 5 prepared slides, 7 blank slides, 7 slide covers, 1 plastic tweezer, 1 spare bulb, 7 statical slide covers, 7 slide labels, 2 AA batteries, 1 user guide) in carrying case
Ring light kit
(1)18 inch Outer 55W 5500K LED Ring Light; (1) 61 inch Light Stand ; (1)Soft Tube; (1) White and Orange Color Filter Set ; (1) Ball Head Hot Shoe Adapter ; (1)Universal Power Adapter with Plug ; (1) Smart Phone Holder ; (1)Carrying Bag
Smartphone gimbal
1 foldable 3 axis smartphone gimbal, USB cord, 2 instruction booklets, and carrying case
Portable DVD player
1 portable DVD player (11.5" swivel screen) with remote control, car charger, power cord, AV cable, user's manual, and case
Cassette tape to digital converter
1 cassette recorder, AC cable, user's manual and carrying case.
Wireless microphone system
3 in one microphone set (includes headset mic, handheld mic, and lavalier lapel mic) ; 1/4 inch plug for speaker, amplifier or computer use ; TRS adapter (blue) for DSLR or digital camera ; TRRS cable for laptop, tablet, smartphone; user's guide
External CD/DVD drive
1 external CD/DVD drive powered by integrated USB cable
3D Pen
1 3D printing pen, 1 power adaptor, 3 meters of PLA filament, 1 user manual, 1 Stencil guide, 1 Black carry case
PockeTalker Ultra personal amplifier
Includes sound amplifier with microphone, PockeTalker HED021 Deluxe Headphones, PockeTalker EAR013 Single Earbud (LHSWS-EAR013), 12ft microphone extension cords and 1 lanyard
Scanza Digital Film Scanner
1 digital film scanner (RODFS35), user guide, AC adapter, USB cable, HDMI cable, 3 adapter trays, 3 inserts, video cable, cleaning brush
Mini Digital Projector
1 projector, 1 tripod, 1 HDMI cable, 1 USB charging cable, 1 AC charger, 1 mini HDMI interface, 1 instruction booklet in carrying case
LED Folding Magnifier
1 folding rectangle magnifier with carrying case, cleaning cloth, and instruction manual
Thermal Imaging Camera
1 thermal imaging camera, 1 AC adapter, 1 USB cord, 1 instruction booklet in carrying case
Kindle Paperwhite
1 Kindle Paperwhite (32 GB) with leather cover, USB charging cord and case
NES Classic Edition
NES emulator with library of 30 built in classic games
Turing Tumble marble powered computer
1 Puzzle/comic book, 1 computer board, 1 computer board stand, 30 green ramps/counterweights, 10 blue bits, 6 orange crossovers, 8 purple gear bits, 4 red gears, 3 black interceptors, 20 red marbles, 20 blue marbles, 8 washers
Poker set
1 poker set (300 professional weight poker chips, 1 card deck, 1 dealer button, 2 betting buttons, 5 poker dice, 1 instruction sheet in aluminum carrying case)
Bingo set
11 inch jumbo bingo cage, 18 standard bingo cards, 50 jumbo reusable bingo cards, 75 bingo balls, 150 bingo chips, 1 spill proof master board and carrying case
LEGO Braille bricks
Braille stamped LEGO bricks featuring numbers, English letters, punctuation, and mathematical symbols. Visit the website or scan the QR code on the top card to find activities, instructions, and other ways to use the Braille bricks
Tru Washington doll
1 Tru Washington doll with outfit, extra outfit, and carrying case with bed
Walkie talkies set
2 walkie talkies with instruction manual and carrying case
Cubelets curiosity set
10 cubelets, 2 yellow brick adapters, 1 Bluetooth hat, 1 USB charger and instruction guide in box
Cubelets discovery set
5 cubelets, 2 yellow brick adapters, 1 Bluetooth hat, 1 USB charger and instruction guide in box
Classic Tarot Card Deck
78 card deck, condensed book "The pictorial key to the Tarot", and canvas bag
Metal Dungeons and Dragons Dice Set
7 6.35 oz dice in metal case
Wooden Runes Set
25 round rosewood runes carved with Elder Furthark alphabet, 1 introduction manual, 1 velvet storage bag
Ghost Hunting Kit
Includes 1 digital voice recorder (with USB charger, microphone, headphones, and instruction booklet), 1 spirit box/frequency sweep radio (with headphones and instruction booklet), 1 EMF reader, 1 set of dowsing rods, and 1 pendulum in carrying case
Yoga Mat for Kids
1 yoga mat ; 60 x 24 x 0.2 inches with carrying handle
Claudie Wells doll
1 Claudie Wells doll with outfit, hairbrush, extra outfit, and carrying case with bed
Joss Kendrick doll
1 Joss Kendrick doll with outfit, hairbrush, mirror, extra outfit, 2 hearing aids, and carrying case with bed
Evette Peeters doll
1 Evette Peeters doll with outfit, hairbrush, extra outfit, and carrying case with bed
Tan Family dolls
1 Corinne Tan doll, 1 Gwynn Tan doll, and 1 Blix Tan doll with outfit, hairbrush, extra outfits, and carrying case with bed

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