|Black Lab by Michelle Buntin [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons|
Libraries lend more than just books and media, but some libraries take material loans to interesting lengths. The following links list interesting things you can check out at some libraries, such as guide dogs, tools, fishing poles, and even people!
- The Open Education Database website has a nice pictorial list of 11 surprising things you can check out of libraries.
- NPR recently presented, "Weird Public Library Stuff."
- USA Today has an article entitled, "Libraries offer weird things to draw new borrowers."