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Equipment Available for Off-Site Use

The Peabody Public Library has several pieces of equipment available for off-site use.


The following library policies apply to the borrowing of AV (audiovisual) equipment.

  • AV equipment may be reserved and checked out for off-site use by library card holders.
  • Patrons will be responsible for any damage to equipment used off-site and must sign a liability statement to that effect.
  • The loan period for such equipment is three (3) days.  There will be no renewals, and holds must be placed [by a staff member] through the equipment reservation system.  Equipment must be checked out and returned during library business hours.

Available Equipment

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Portable LCD Projector

This projector is best used for computer presentations and older video technologies. Native resolution is 800x600, although it will connect to devices using up to 1400x1050 pixels. Connectors include the following:

  • Monitor out (VGA)
  • S-video
  • RCA/Composite video and audio (stereo)
  • Computer/Component video
  • USB connector for mouse and keyboard control
  • A VGA (monitor) to HDMI converter is included in the bag, but will only convert video (not audio).

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Slide Projector

You could come into the library and scan your old slides into digital format… or you could borrow our slide projector and view them the old-fashioned way.Image of Slide Projector

Portable Projection Screen

When you don’t already have a suitable surface to project onto, you may want to borrow our portable projection screen to accompany either projector.Image of Screen