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Do-It-Yourself

If you’re a DIY-er, you’ll love these handy resources to help get your project done. Even better—they’re all free with your library card.

 

Consumer Reports

Do your research

Looking for a new appliance? Make the right decision every time with expert, unbiased reviews for electronics, home and garden products, cars, and baby gear.

Consumer Reports Print Magazine

Consumer Reports Online Product Reviews

Home Magazines

 Get inspired

No matter your style, get your home and yard showroom ready.

View Print and Online Magazines

 Keep your car running smoothly

Autel Car Scanner
 

Borrow the OBD-II Scan tool to check your car’s error codes to identify common issues, fix malfuncation indicator lights, and save yourself the cost of going to the shop for a diagnostic.

Reserve the OBD-II Scan Tool

Chilton Print & Digital Library

Or, check out our print and online versions of Chilton’s famous repair manuals. Whether you’re a professional or driveway mechanic, Chilton’s detailed instructions, diagrams, videos and pictures will get you back on the road faster!

Chilton Online Database

Chilton Print Manuals

 Keep your house in peak condition

Borrow these smart devices from our collection when you need them instead of buying them.

Radon Detector
 

NEW! Ensure your radon gas levels are at a safe level.

Reserve a Corentium Radon Gas Detector

Speck Monitor
 

Detect fine particulate matter in your indoor environment.

Reserve a Speck Air Quality Monitor

Kill-A-Watt
 

Cut your utility costs by tracking down energy grimlins.

Reserve a Kill-A-Watt meter