The library has a number of “specialty items” available for loan. While we do our best to keep the list below up-to-date, we are often adding new options. For more information or assistance, please see our Specialty Items Policy, the library catalog, or contact the library’s Circulation Desk.
Borrow a Roku
A Roku is one of the many devices that allows you to stream television shows and movies, from providers such Netflix and Vudu. Check out a Roku device from the library, connect it to your television and start watching movies on library’s Netflix and Vudu channel.Learn More
Borrow a HotSpot
A HotSpot is an easy-to-use mobile device that offers Internet access over a wireless local area network (WLAN). HotSpots typically use Wi-Fi technology. Stay connected whenever you are with the BPL Hotspot. You can connect up to 10 Wi-Fi enabled devices to a BPL HotSpot and get high-speed Internet virtually anywhere.Learn More
Need to do some projects around the house, but don’t have any tools? Now you can borrow them from the library. Check out a tool box including: Hammer, Wrench set, Pliers, Screwdrivers, Level, Tape Measure, Allen Wrenches, and more.
Now you can let your creativity loose by borrowing a cake pan from the Billerica Library.
Teddy bears, cartoon characters, giant cupcakes, and more are available. Each comes with instructions to help you make that perfect cake for any occasion.
Check out the night sky. One Telescope for one week for free.
Mobility Aids/Assistive Devices
Walkers, canes, crutches, and wheelchairs are available.
Kindles pre-loaded with various titles.
Kill A Watt Device
Test how much electricity your appliances are using.
Watch a complete show series or collection of movies with a single checkout. Boxes go out for three weeks.
Examples of available boxes include:
House of Cards, seasons 1- 4
Downton Abbey, seasons 1- 6
Christmas movie collection
Transfer all of your favorite VHS family movies and preserve them on a DVD. With the 1080p Up-conversion, you will experience a 1080p HD-picture quality with an HDMI cable and since this is a combo unit, you will even save space! So clean-up all those video tapes, and start your new DVD library