Playaway Launchpads

We have expanded our Launchpad collection.

Launchpads are Secure Learning Tablets available to borrow FREE with your library card.

No-Fuss Technology

These devices are 100% secure and equipped with pre-loaded learning apps. Press the power button and start learning. There is no download time, and there is no need for Wi-Fi. Great for ages 3-7.

Launchpad helps bridge the digital divide.

Learning apps have a powerful impact on development and education, and Launchpads ensure everyone can access them.

Learning apps have a powerful impact on development and education. Apps have proven to increase motivation and engagement with learning by 98%. These tools can raise math and reading efficiency and increase science test scores. As well as sharpen fine motor skills, and expand vocabulary.

Launchpads are available on a first-come, first-serve basis. Check them out, and return them directly to the PCL circulation desk.

Made just for little explorers! Kids Launchpads are loaded with learning apps, videos, games, and more for hours of interactive learning and play.

Features:

  • No download time
  • No need for Wi-Fi
  • Android operating system
  • 7” high-definition touchscreen
  • External speaker and universal audio jack

Launchpads are located below the parenting section in the Barclay Family Children’s Wing.

Launchpads help bridge the digital divide.

Learning apps have a powerful impact on development and education, and Launchpads ensure everyone can access them.

These learning tools increase:

  • math efficiency
  • reading
  • science test scores
  • motor skills
  • vocabulary

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Families can apply for affordable broadband service through the Affordable Connectivity Program.

Learn more USAC Affordable Connectivity Program here.

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