UPL is happy to offer a collection of “things” beyond our traditional collection of books and periodicals! These items are available for checkout to any registered card holder in good standing, on a first-come first-served basis, but not reserveable or deliverable.
As with all library items, the borrowing patron is responsible for returning the item in the same condition they found it and will be charged if the item is lost or returned damaged. Some items have special care instructions attached.
Love of Learning Kits
The following kits may be borrowed for a three-week period. These kits are kept in different areas around the library; ask a staff member if you can’t find what you’re looking for!
Children’s Nature Backpacks
Learn to Play Guitar
Learn to Play Ukulele
Math & Movement
The following cookware kits may be borrowed for a three-week period. Borrowers are responsible for cleaning the items after use; each kit contains instructions on how to wash the item so it is ready for the next borrower. All kits are located in our “Love of Learning” island near the public computers.
Food Strainer & Sauce Maker
Ice Cream Maker
Instant Pot/Air Fryer
Museum & Park Passes
The following passes may be borrowed for a one-week period. Borrowers must check out the physical item in order to utilize its benefits. Passes are located behind the circulation desk.
EMPIRE PARK PASSES
Six (6) Empire Passes for New York State Parks are available.
Empire Passes provide unlimited day-use vehicle entrance to New York State Parks for that period. The lost pass fee is $80.
For important information regarding the use of the Empire Pass, refer to the Empire Pass page of the NYS Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation website: https://parks.ny.gov/admission/empire-passport/
Four (4) Sciencenter passes are available.
Sciencenter Passes provide free admission to the Sciencenter for up to two adults and their children, all living in the same household. Patrons must provide their library card and photo ID when they arrive for their visit in order to receive free admission.
The membership card cannot be used to access other locations in the ASTC network of museums, or for discounts on Sciencenter Store purchases, birthday parties, mini-golf, or summer camp. The lost pass fee is $85.
Learn more about what the Sciencenter has to offer at http://www.sciencenter.org
PRI PASS (Cayuga Nature Center & The Museum of the Earth)
One (1) Paleontological Research Institution (PRI) Library Access Pass is available to patrons.
The PRI Pass provides free admission to the Cayuga Nature Center and/or the Museum of the Earth for the cardholder and their family. The lost pass fee is $60.
Learn more about PRI at https://www.priweb.org
HANGAR THEATRE PASS
One (1) Hangar Theatre Pass is available.
The Hangar Theatre Pass provides free admission to any Hangar Theatre Company Mainstage or KIDDSTUFF performance with up to three guests.
The borrowing patron must contact the Box Office to reserve their tickets ahead of time. Patron must present the Hangar Theatre Pass and their library card on their desired performance date. The lost pass fee is $60.
View performance schedule at https://hangartheatre.org