Games, Hobby Kits, and Skill Sets

The library now offers Skill Sets! Skill Sets contain instructional books, videos, and the tools you need to develop new skills and hobbies! 

Holds can be placed by clicking on the name of the kit - you will be redirected to a page in our Catalog. Kits can also be requested by calling (781) 826-2972 or by using the Request Items form on our website. 

AMERICAN SIGN LANGUAGE 

Barron’s 500 ASL Flash Cards, American Sign Language (DVD), Signing made Easy by Rob Butterworth (Book). Image accompanying American Sign Language kit

BIRDWATCHING 

Bushnell PowerView Binoculars, Peterson’s Field Guide to Birds of Eastern & Central North America (Book), Backyard Birds Identification Guide (CD).

BOCCE

Set of Bocce balls in a travel bag. Image accompanying Bocce kit.

BRAILLE 

Braille for the Sighted (Print and Braille Edition), Braille Labeler, Braille Label Refills, Plastic Braille Playing Cards, Braille Dice.

CALLIGRAPHY  

Calligraphy Pens, Calligraphy Master Class (Book), Beginner’s Guide to Lettering (Book), Calligraphy Corner (DVD).

CHESS 

Folding Chessboard with Pieces, Master the Ancient Game of Chess by Eduard Tanner (Book), Winning Chess the Easy Way (DVD). Image accompanying Chess kit.

CONNECT FOUR LAWN GAME

Large connect four game in carry bag. Includes 42 discs, Connect Four frame, and two frame legs.

CROCHET 

22-Piece Aluminum Crochet Hooks Kit, Accessories Kit, A-Z Crochet (Book), I Can’t Believe I’m Crocheting (DVD).

CROQUET

6 Mallets, 6 Croquet Balls, 2 Ending Stakes, 9 Wicket Cages, and instruction sheet.

DRUMMING 

Drum Stand, Practice Pad, Drum Sticks, Drumming the Easy Way by Tom Hapke (Book), Drum Basics (DVD). Image accompanying Drum kit.

FRISBEE GOLF (Coming Soon)

Six mini frisbees and one disc golf target.

GEOCACHE 

Magellan Triton 500 GPS, Geocache DVD, Geocaching Handbook.

GOLF 

Putting Green, Adult Putter, 3 Children’s Putters, 12 Practice Golf Balls, Golf Basics 101 by Larry Duncan (Book), Backyard Golf (DVD). Image accompanying Golf kit.

GRAPHING CALCULATOR

TI-83 Plus Graphing Calculator, Graphing Calculator Case, TI-83 Plus Graphing Calculator for Dummies (Book).

HORSESHOES

Horse Shoes game set with 4 rubber horse shoes, 2 mats, 2 pegs, and 2 stakes.

JUGGLING 

Higgins Brothers Juggling Balls, 1001 Tips for Perfecting Your Art (Book), How To Juggle (DVD).

KNITTING 

Bamboo knitting needles, accessories, Beginner’s Guide to Knitting (DVD), Knitting 101 by Carrie Hammet (Book). Image accompanying knitting kit

LAWN DARTS 

Lawn Darts game including four lawn darts and 4 targets.

LIGHTBOX (Coming Soon)

Lightbox for tracing, 4 transparency sheets, and tracing paper.

LIVE STREAMING & VIDEO CALL KIT

USB Webcam, USB Microphone, ring light, green screen, The Business of Live Streaming book, and Zoom Beginner’s Guide book.

MAH JONGG 

Mah Jongg Set, Beginner’s Guide to American Mah Jongg (Book), Mah Jong for Beginners (DVD).

MICROSCOPE

Microscope, Ultimate Guide to Your Microscope book, and How to Use a Microscope DVD. Microscope

ORIGAMI  

Origami Paper Package, Complete Book of Origami by Robert Lane, Origami Revolution DVD.

RING TOSS

Outdoor Ring Toss game including 10 rings, 5 rope rings, 5 pegs, and a ring toss frame.

SEASONAL AFFECTIVE DISORDER LIGHT

Seasonal Affective Disorder Light, Winter Blues by Norman Rosenthol (Book).

SKEE-BALL

Skee Ball game including 5 wooden balls, score pad, skee-ball frame, and rules sheet. Skee Ball

TAROT 

Set of tarot cards, Ultimate Guide to Tarot by Liz Dean (Book), Tarot Card and Palm Reading DVD.

TELESCOPE

Telescope, Finder, Lens, Eye Piece, Headlamp, Audobon Constellation Guide (Book), and User's Guide.

TOPPLING TOWER GAME 

Toppling tower game (Jenga) and carry bag. Includes 27 wooden blocks and rules board.

UKULELE

Ukulele, Ukulele Gig Case, Ukulele Stand, Tuner, Strap, Picks, Ukulele Primer by Bert Casey (Book), Ukulele Chord Dictionary, Absolute Beginners Ukulele (DVD). Ukulele