Special Collections


In addition to all the great books, movies, music, & digital content available at Eisenhower, we also have a growing collection of non-traditional items available to borrow. Look for a Special Collection Display in the Library Service Department to see what is currently available to borrow.

Apple TV
Use this Apple TV streaming box with your home high-speed internet to sample the streaming video service AppleTV+ as well as to stream hundreds of other channels, digital movies, music, and more on your TV. Place a hold on an Apple TV.

Art Institute Passes
In addition to our Museum Adventure Passes, we carry Art Institute passes. These passes grant free entry into the Art Institute of Chicago for up to four visitors. Place a hold on a pass.

Bike Locks
Forgot your lock? Borrow a Kryptonite Evolution Series 4 lock to secure your bike while visiting the library. Place a hold on a lock.

Binoculars
Bushnell Falcon 10×50 wide angle binoculars are great for backyard astronomers and bird watchers. Place a hold on a set of binoculars.

Calculators
These TI-84 Plus graphing calculators are useful for math students and tax filers. Place a hold on a calculator.

Cricut Electronic Cutting Machine
Our easy-to-use electronic cutting machine makes it a snap to create cards, signs, scrap book pages, and more from many types of materials. Place a hold on a Cricut and explore our collection of cutting design cartridges.

Guitar Kit
Everything you need to start playing guitar together in one kit. Kit bag includes Fender FA-115 acoustic guitar, tuner, guitar strap, picks, and instruction book. Place a hold.

Kohl Children’s Museum Pass
In addition to our Museum Adventure Passes, we carry a Kohl Children’s Museum pass that grants free entry into the museum for up to four visitors. Place a hold on a pass.

Memory Boxes
Check out a Memory Box, fill it with photos and documents to be scanned, and return it to the library. A few days later, pick up a USB drive containing your digital files. Place a hold on a Memory Box.

Roku Streaming Video Devices
Use a Roku Device with your home high-speed internet to sample the programming offered by Netflix, Huly, Disney Plus, and ESPN Plus. You can also stream hundreds of other channels, digital movies, music, and more on your TV. Place a hold on a Roku.

Telescopes
Embark on your voyage across the Universe with the Celestron PowerSeeker 70AZ, the perfect choice for beginner astronomers. Place a hold on a telescope.

Umbrellas
Checking out books on a rainy day and forgot your umbrella? Don’t worry. We have a collection of umbrellas to keep you dry. Place a hold on an umbrella.

Ukulele Kits
Ready to start playing the ukulele? Kit bag includes a Luna concert Ukulele, tuner, and Hal Leonard Ukulele Method 1 instruction book. Place a hold.

Wi-Fi Hotspots
Connect your laptop, smart phone, tablet, or virtually any other wi-fi enabled device to the internet anywhere. Place a hold on a Hotspot.

Wi-Fi Hotspot + Laptop
Take home a Chromebook laptop and mobile wi-fi hotspot to get computing and connect to the Internet anywhere. Place a hold on Laptop.