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 stream hundreds of free channels, digital movies, music, and more on your TV. Place a hold on an Apple TV.

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.

Kohl Children’s Museum Pass
This pass grants free entry into the Kohl Children’s Museum for up to four visitors. Place a hold on a pass.

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

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.

Nook eReaders for Kids
We also have a collection of Nook eReader devices loaded with popular book selections for various ages. Kids Nooks

Roku Streaming Video Devices
Use a Roku Device with your home high-speed internet to stream hundreds of free 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.

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.