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Unique Collections

The Library lends more than just books, DVDs, audiobooks and CDs. We have some unusual items to take home as well.

  • Unless otherwise noted, these collections must be checked out at the Information Center.
  • Items will only be checked out to Library card holders in good standing.
Seasonal Cookie Cutters

Each Cookie Kit includes assorted seasonal cookie cutters and cookie recipes.

Checkout details:

  • Kits may be borrowed for up to three weeks.
Home Energy Saving Toolkits

The Library has partnered with Silicon Valley Energy Watch to provide Do-It-Yourself Home Energy Saving Toolkits that are stocked with supplies and measuring devices designed to help community members track energy and water usage. Toolkit users get to keep the following supplies:

  • one LED light bulb
  • outlet gaskets
  • faucet aerators
  • low-flow showerhead
  • weather stripping
  • water leak detection tablets

Checkout details:

  • Borrowers must be at least 18 years of age and show both a Sunnyvale Library card and current photo ID.
  • Borrowers must read and sign the Energy Kit Agreement before checking out a kit.
Kill-A-Watt Meters

Check out a Kill-A-Watt Meter to track the amount of energy used by various home appliances. Use it to project the electrical cost and figure out how to save on your energy bill.

Checkout details:

  • Kill-A-Watt Meters may be checked out for three weeks and renewed as needed.
Mobile Hotspots

Check out an Internet on the Go Mobile Hotspot Kit and access the internet from anywhere. Each kit includes:

  • T-Mobile 4G LTE Alcatel Linkzone HotSpot with unlimited data (International travel: 2G speed with unlimited data)
  • Jackery Giant Portable Charger
  • 2 micro-USB charging cables
  • USB wall adapter

Checkout details:

  • Internet on the Go Kits may be checked out for three weeks and renewed three times if there are no holds placed on the item.
  • Borrowers must be at least 15 years of age and have a Sunnyvale Library card in good standing.
  • Borrowers must read and sign the Internet on the Go Lending Policy and Agreement before checking out a Kit.
Last Updated: Jun 15, 2020