You Can Borrow That!

Backyard Games


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With the addition of backyard games to our Library of Things collection, you will now have the opportunity to engage with families through physical activities while enjoying the outdoors!

Musical Instruments


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This new collection is perfect for someone who is interested in exploring a new hobby without making a significant investment, instruments can be borrowed as easily as taking out a book.

Seed Library
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Show your BRPL library card at either of our branches and check out up to three seed varieties every month! Our seed library cabinets are on display, along with information about what to plant in the current month, as well as information on how you can donate seeds back to the Library. Send photos of your sprouts, flowers and veggies to [email protected]

Tabletop Games

Board Games

Looking for something fun to do? Check out a board game!  

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Chess Sets
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Borrow a chess set and build your focus and logic skills! 

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Mobile HotspotsPeople using hotpots Opens in new windowThanks to a partnership with the Southeast Florida Library Information Network (SEFLIN), you can borrow a mobile hotspot for instant Internet connectivity on your device!

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Jigsaw Puzzles
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Borrow a jigsaw puzzle from our growing collection! Keep each puzzle for 28 days or 14 days (if under 300 pieces), no renewals.

View the full Jigsaw Puzzle Collection

View 30-249 Piece Puzzles

View 250-499 Piece Puzzles

View 500-999 Piece Puzzles

View 1000-1499 Piece Puzzles

View 1500-3000 Piece Puzzles

STEM Backpack for Science
Each kit contains a combination of related books, DVDs and educational toys to encourage exploration and learning in the areas of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics. Themes include astronomy, weight, circulatory system, music and more. Sponsored by Friends of the Boca Raton Public Library.

View the STEM Kit Backback Collection

Citizen Science Kits
Items from Monitoring Water Quality Citizen Science Kit
Citizen Science Kits are themed kits that allow everyday people to participate in collaborative science research. Each kit features a project specific to our area. Sponsored by the Friends of the Boca Raton Public Library.

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Early Literacy Backpacks
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Early Literacy Backpacks are themed kits designed for young children (toddlers and preschoolers) and their caregivers to help children acquire the skills needed to learn to read in a fun and interactive way. The kits reinforce the six skills identified by the American Library Association for successful reading readiness: Print Motivation, Print Awareness, Letter Knowledge, Vocabulary, Phonological Awareness, and Narrative Skills. Sponsored by Friends of the Boca Raton Public Library.

View the Early Literacy Backpack Collection

American Girl Dolls
American Girl Dolls
Each doll comes with a carrying case, a coordinating book, a complete outfit, and a journal for kids to write about their adventures with the American Girl doll. Visit the Youth Services desk at either library location to borrow a doll.

View the American Girl Doll Collection

Cake Pans
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Each pan includes a brief instruction sheet. Additional instructions for care and use of each pan may be found in the catalog record and at bakeware manufacturer websites. 

View the Cake Pan Collection

Share a picture of your cake on social media and tag us @BocaLibrary!