Check It Out
Here are some of the nontraditional library materials we have available for checkout.
APL offers two Family/Grandparent passes to the Eiteljorg Museum of American Indians and Western Art in Indianapolis. The pass provides free admission for up to four adults and their children/grandchildren aged 17 and under, free parking in White River State Park garage during regular museum hours, a 15% discount on purchases at the Eiteljorg Museum Store, and a 10% discount at the museum café. The pass can be checked out for three days by an adult APL cardholder but cannot be renewed or placed on hold. For a complete, up-to-date list of museum exhibits and events, visit eiteljorg.org.
Eugene and Marilyn Glick History Center
APL offers two 1-day family passes to the Eugene and Marilyn Glick Indiana History Center part of the Indiana Historical Society. The pass provides free admission for two adults and four children. The pass can be checked out for three days by an adult APL cardholder but cannot be renewed or placed on hold. For information about exhibits and events, visit indianahistory.org.
- Children’s STEM – Designed to use games and puzzles to emphasize STEM skills including science, technology, engineering and mathematics.
- Children’s Early Literacy – Designed to emphasize the early literacy activities of READ, TALK, PLAY, and WRITE which are essential habits for getting ready to read, as determined by the American Library Association's Every Child Ready to Read program.
- Memory – Designed for customers with dementia and their caregivers
- Healing – Coming Soon! - Designed for teaching children how to cope with life events.
- Activity – Designed to encourage physical activity
- Hobby/Interest – Designed to encourage customers to learn a new hobby or skill
Titles include a variety of types games including:
- Card games
- Children’s games
- Strategy games
- Action games
- Skill games
- Party games
- Educational games
- Lawn Dominos set
- Disc Golf set
- Bocce ball
- Giant Wooden Toppling Tower
- Giant Connect 4
- Ring Toss
- Kubb Viking Class Toss
- Kan Jam