You can check out these unexpected items at Parks Library.

Chess sets

For gaming on the go. Chess sets are due back at 4:30 pm.

  • Jumbo set: The large chess set by the Fireplace Reading Room can be checked out! Ask at the Main Desk for details.
  • Normal set: Classic chess set for when you want something more portable.


If it's raining or you want some shade on a sunny day, just ask for an umbrella at the Main Desk.

Only available to current students. Sponsored by Student Government.

Special Tech Lending Items

Only available to current students. Make a reservation.

  • Makey Makey, Raspberry Pi, and Arduinos.
  • Sound equipment, including noise-cancelling headphones.