Welcome to the Stickney-Forest View Public Library District’s Take Home Tech Collection. Items in this collection are non-traditional library items that complement our mission to enrich the community, creating an environment that supports life-long learning. A Take Home Tech item may be checked out by a SFVPLD cardholder whose card is in good standing and is over the age of 18, with a limit of one item approved patron per household. Take Home Tech items circulate for a period of 14 days, with a $5.00 per day late fee. The item may not be renewed.

What do you need to know?

  • Items in this collection circulate for 2 weeks
  • Items must be checked out/returned at the Circulation Desk
  • Limit of 1 item may be checked out at a time
  • All items in this collection are reserved for SFVPLD patrons

If you have suggestions for new items to add to the Library, please feel free to email us at reference@sfvpld.org

Browse the collection here: TAKE HOME TECH

The SmartBook™ combines the functionality of a traditional Chromebook, along with the ease of use of a tablet and a touch screen. Patrons will now have both a device and internet access to complete schoolwork, job searches, attend virtual programs and more! 

Roku devices provide easy access to free TV, live news, sports, movies, and more, so you can be confident that you won’t miss a thing. The library has subscriptions to NETFLIX and VUDU so you can try them out.

DR. J 11.5" inch screen portable DVD player with HD 9.5" swivel screen, rechargeable battery with wall charger, car charger and AV cable.

The digital magnifier allows individuals to experience greater ease when
reading, writing, and viewing maps.

WiFi hotspots are Internet access points that allow you to connect to free internet service in your home or other locations using your computer, smartphone or other devices. Stream and surf from anywhere!

An Instant Pot is a pressure cooker, slow-cooker, rice cooker, and yogurt maker all in one package. 10+ safety features and timed cooking programs let you “set it and forget it,” freeing you to do other things while the Instant Pot cooks your dinner safely and quickly, with minimal mess and easy clean up. Making dinner just got easier!