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Equipment Library

Additional Items Available for Borrowing

The following equipment may be borrowed by patrons in good standing with the Library.


The Orion StarBlast is a point-and-view telescope that swivels smoothly on its sturdy, low-profile base. No complicated setup is required. In fact, it comes pre-assembled and ready for action right out of the box! Just carry it outdoors by its built-in handle, place it on the ground or on a picnic bench, and let the fun begin! Inside the StarBlast's 18"-long steel tube are real, quality telescope optics, including a 114mm (4.5") parabolic mirror.

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This is a digital biological binocular compound microscope that includes a digital imaging system. The digital microscopy comes with a 45° inclined 360° swiveling binocular sliding viewing head, two pairs of widefield eyepieces, four achromatic objectives, stain-resistant double layer mechanical stage with scales, coarse & fine focusing, NA 1.25 Abbe condenser and variable intensity LED transmitted illumination system.

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U-Walk Pedometers

UWALK is focused on empowering people to be active through walking. Walk to decrease tension, improve your mood, keep you energized and boost your self-confidence. The library provides several pedometers that you can borrow and use in your own challenges or to join in with challenges around the province. Visit their website at https://uwalk.ca.

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Kill A Watt Power Monitor

Electricity bills are rising. Now you can cut down on costs and find out what appliances are actually worth keeping plugged in. Simply connect these appliances to the Kill A Watt®, and it will assess how efficient they really are. Large LCD display will count consumption by the Kilowatt-hour, same as your local utility. You can calculate your electrical expenses by the day, week, month, even an entire year. Also check the quality of your power by monitoring Voltage, Line Frequency, and Power Factor. Now you´ll know if it is time for a new refrigerator or if that old air conditioner is still saving you money.Borrow the monitor and measure the quality and quantity of electricity that everyday household appliances use.

Here is a short video on how to use the Fortis Power Monitor.

For more information or to place a hold, click here.

Daisy Book Reader

DAISY (Digital Accessible Information System) Book Readers play audio formats for the visually impaired, including DAISY books from the CNIB (Canadian National Institute for the Blind) as well as commercial music CDs and CD audiobooks.

For more information or to place a hold, click here.

More information is available from the Centre for Equitable Library Access and National Network for Equitable Library Service.

Radon Screening Kits

In partnership with the Alberta Lung Association (with support from Health Canada), Parkland Regional Library is proud to launch Radon Screening Kits as an addition to other materials patrons can borrow. 

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