Get Outside and Play!
Are the grandchildren coming to stay with you for a while? Are you going to be watching your brother or sister? Are the kids going to be home this summer with nothing to do to burn off that excess energy? Or are you having an outdoor party and are looking for some new games to offer?
Get outside and play with a sprinkler, badminton set, cornhole, and more!
Compact 7 HD – “Optelec’s unique auto-focus electronic video magnifier enables you to view and magnify printed text and images in high-resolution HD quality in full color or one of the high contrast modes. The Compact 7 HD 7-inch display, combined with its low magnification of 2 times, gives you maximum overview while providing up to 24 times magnification for a higher zoom level. With its multifunctional design, unique lighting concept, autofocus, and integrated reading stand, the Compact 7 HD can be used for reading, viewing images, price tags, displays and much more while at home or on the go.” Click here to reserve the material.
“Cardboard works with both Android and Apple phones and there are numerous apps for games, videos, and more. You can get a taste of what Cardboard is capable of with the Cardboard app. This app comes with demos like Google Earth, where you can fly wherever you would like. You can also try Cardboard with YouTube and view popular videos on a seemingly massive screen.”
Check out our colored pencils! A wide assortment of colors, more than your traditional 24.
Transfer video to your Mac or PC from a VCR, DVR, camcorder, or any other analogue video device as a high quality H.264 file. Elgato Video Capture’s easy-to-use software assists you through every step, from connecting an analogue video device to capturing video and choosing how you will watch and share it.
Download the software to use with the device for Windows and Mac here.
“Use the Lightning Digital AV Adapter with your iPhone, iPad, or iPod with Lightning connector. The Lightning Digital AV Adapter supports mirroring of what is displayed on your device screen — including apps, presentations, websites, slideshows, and more — to your HDMI-equipped TV, display, projector, or other compatible display in up to 1080p HD.”
“Discover how easy home theater can be with the Home Cinema 600 projector. Enjoy big-screen entertainment for the whole family, from movie nights to outdoor matinees — even life-size videogames. Delivering up to 3x Brighter Colors* than competitive models, Epson® 3LCD projectors ensure vibrant images. Featuring 3000 lumens of color brightness and 3000 lumens of white brightness1, this projector shines bright. Choose from four color modes, including Game Mode for displaying videogames in well-lit rooms. Plus, all-digital HDMI™ connectivity, a built-in speaker and intuitive image adjustments mean it’s simple to set up and instantly share content from laptops, Blu-ray Disc® players and game consoles.”
Use the overhead projector to display transparencies to your class or project an image on to the wall to trace.
“The Traveller is a lightweight, portable projection screen with a clean, simple design that makes travelleing easy and convenient. The new and improved design features a fast and easy set up with a telescoping support that locks with a twist to position the screen at the desired height on the floor or table top. The upright stores in the case. ” Click on the link for dimensions.
Viewsonics Standard Definition Digital Projector
“The ViewSonic PJ358 ultra-portable projector is a performance leader with a rich feature set at an affordable price. The PJ358 delivers 2,000 lumens and 1024 X 768 XGA resolution for crisp, detailed images in any lighting situation. The short throw distance enables you to display a 60-inch image from 4.9 feet. At just 3.9 lbs, This projector’s portability is enhanced by its small footprint. It’s also easy to set up with auto vertical keystone correction and easy to pack up with its Direct Off feature. A wide array of PC and video connectivity options let you deliver dynamic, versatile presentations and you can connect a USB flash drive to project JPEG and M-JPEG images without a PC.”
Comes with a head strap. You will need to provide your own MicroSD card. “Professional 4K30, 2.7K60 and 1080p120 video, 720p240 video for super slow-motion playback and 12MP photos at up to 30 frames per second Built-in Wi-Fi and Bluetooth® support the GoPro App, Smart Remote and more Improved camera control and built-in video trimming lets you create and save short video clips right on your camera Protune(TM) with SuperView(TM) delivers cinema-quality capture and advanced manual control for photos and video with the world’s most immersive wide-angle field of view Night Photo and Night Lapse offer customizable exposure settings for nighttime shooting” –Amazon.
Portable DVD Players
Portable DVD Player makes it easy to enjoy your favorite DVD movies on the go. The progressive scan DVD player is compatible with a wide range of disc formats, and movies come to life on the 7-inch widescreen swivelling display with a 16:9 aspect ratio. There is a stereo audio output built in that works with any standard 3.5mm headphones or earphones, as well as a built-in speaker so you can play your movie out-loud. An AV output lets you connect the player to a larger external display. USB and SD card compatibility lets you view your digital movies, too.
High Definition 13.3-Inch swivel screen Blu-Ray Player takes all your Blu-Ray discs and DVDs on the road.
E-Readers & Tablets
Children’s stories to be watched on handheld devices.
A tablet for kids to play on!
The iPad Mini 2 is a smaller size of the popular iPad. Great for reading or browsing the internet.
Each contains music from a particular artist or genre.
“Unlike devices with LCD screens, Kindle e-readers use the latest generation of Electronic Ink (“E Ink”) technology – E Ink Pearl – designed specifically to deliver clearer, sharper text that makes reading for extended periods of time more comfortable.”
Read books anywhere with the Nook color. Books have already been loaded on the Nook, with Internet access.
“Heating and cooling accounts for about 50 percent of your energy usage, but the average house has enough leaks and drafts to equal a 1 sq. ft. hole. Cut down on wasteful spending with the help of the Thermal Leak Detector from Black and Decker .The TLD100 is an infrared sensor that finds these leaks along walls, molding, ductwork and more. Auto color change provides quick, intuitive feedback, showing users where to caulk, insulate, etc. “
“The P4460 Kill A Watt™ EZ is an easy to use consumer power meter allowing the user to accurately measure power consumption of household appliances and to determine the actual cost of power consumed. The unit will also project, in real time, the cost of continued use of the appliance in time periods of Hour, Day, Week, Month, and Year. The P4460 features a precise circuit which provides very accurate results. Voltage and current are measured using true RMS methods. Total consumed power is displayed in Kilowatt-hours (KWH). It is easy to use with a large display and simple 5-button interface. The unit is safe as it features ETL listing and over-current protection.”
“The Optelec Compact 7 HD is a portable 7-inch widescreen electronic video magnifier with High Definition image quality, extreme simplicity and an attractive style. Integrating the largest screen available in the Optelec Compact product family, it is still small enough to easily carry from one location to another.”
“The Nuvi 2497LMT has a 4.3-inch LCD screen. Notable features include Bluetooth hands-free calling, a trip computer, and lane assistance. This unit is preloaded with maps covering the U.S., Canada, Mexico, and Puerto Rico. Its dimensions are 3 x 4.8 x 0.7 inches (height, width, depth) and it weighs 5.5 ounces. “
The Canon PowerShot N 12.1MP Compact Digital Camera opens up a new dimension of photographic expression. Shutter and zoom rings enable quick intuitive operation and a 2.8-inch tilt-type capacitive touch screen offers photographic flexibility; shoot diagonally, horizontally, from low angles or high for versatile expression. Creative Shot mode automatically creates five unique images every time you take a shot. The 12.1MP High-Sensitivity CMOS sensor and DIGIC 5 Image Processor create the Canon HS SYSTEM for stunning image quality and low-light performance. An 8x Optical Zoom with 28mm Wide-Angle lens captures images with grandeur, from up close or far away also, record 1080p Full HD video.”
“TI graphing calculators are learning tools designed to help students visualize concepts and make connections in math and science.”
This two-sided plastic laminated grid has over 800 1-inch squares on each side or about 40000 square feet in scale (1in:5ft). Two types of markers (wet-erase and dry-erase) are useable on this mat and will clean right off with the included eraser and wipes. Also useful for planning a space.
Check out one of our fishing rods and head down to beach. Return the rod and keep what you catch! Adult and children’s sizes available.
“Simply the best entry level ukes on the market. Sound and playability usually suffer at these affordable prices but not with Makala. Fantastic sound and looks and easy on the wallet. This uke features a rosewood dolphin-shaped bridge, rosewood fingerboard and geared tuners. A fun and exciting ukulele for all ages! Includes a gig bag. High G re-entrant tuning is G, C, E and A, similar chording as highest 4 strings on guitar. Perfect for younger students as an introduction and lead-in to guitar; fun for any age! Take your island vacation without leaving home.”
Each of these can be checked out from the library with your Patchogue-Medford library card. Ask at the Reference desk, call us at (631)654-4700 ext. 220 or 221, or use the contact form for more information. Adults may check out items for children.