The Allendale Library is not just books and movies anymore. Check out our special collection items that can be checked out and enjoyed with your Allendale Library card.


The Library now offers Launchpads, special tablets that are preloaded with high quality, ad-free learning apps grouped by age, grade level, and topic. Hold requests can be placed for any title via the online catalog.  Devices are available for a 7 day loan period and can be checked out by any Allendale Library adult cardholder in good standing. While they are free to check out, they will accrue a $1/day overdue fee if not returned on time.  Replacement costs are $149 for lost or damaged devices and $20 for a lost or damaged charger/case.

Titles include:


Learn Spanish                                           Adult
ABCs Just For Me                               ages 3-5
Letters, Letters Everywhere               ages 3-5       
Count on Me                                        ages 3-5
I’m Ready                                             ages 3-5
A Day at the Zoo                                  ages 3-5
Van Gogh Go Go                                 ages 3-5
Prehistoric Playground                      ages 5-7
I Made It Mine                                      ages 5-7
Welcome to Letter Land                     ages 5-7
Uno! Dos! Tres!                                   ages 5-7
I Think I Can                                        ages 5-7
Master Math Mind                            ages 8-10
Problem Solver                                ages 8-10
Ready, Set, READ                            ages 8-10



The Allendale Library lends iPads to Allendale Library cardholders ages 18 & above with library cards in good standing. The lending period is one week and iPads cannot be renewed or reserved.  While free to borrow, there is a $10/day overdue charge if not returned on time. Damaged devices will be charged at full replacement cost.  For more information, please read our iPad Lending Agreement.



The Allendale Library owns and circulates the following game consoles: Wii U, XBox One, and Atari Flashback 7.  Consoles and accompany equipment are loaned for free for a 7 day loan period but must be checked out by an adult cardholder with a Allendale Library account in good standing. Overdue fee is $1 per day. For a full equipment list and lending policy, click here.  Game consoles can be reserved via the online catalog or by contacting the library.



The Allendale Library has a projector that can be borrowed for a 7 day loan period.  This projector is portable, lightweight, and great for showing movies at home or for presentations. Includes and HDMI cable. Overdue fee is $1 per day. The projector can be reserved via the online catalog or by contracting the library. 


Go vintage with this easy to carry record player with selectable 33/45/78 speed settings and built-in speakers.  Circulates (on an Allendale Library adult library card in good standing) for 7 days with an overdue fee of $1 per day. Player can be requested via the online catalog or by contacting the library.