Playaway Launchpads

New for 2022

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 that 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.

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


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

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