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International Students - West: Equipment Check Out

What is the Tech Petting Zoo?

The Tech Petting Zoo is located on the first floor of the Library. It contains equipment that can be borrowed from the Circulation Desk. Some equipment may be also be on display in the library; displays change regularly. The goals of the Tech Petting Zoo are to allow students to learn about new technologies, hands-on, in a low-stakes environment, to showcase technologies being used and developed at Valencia, and to facilitate discussion about technology across the curriculum.

Check Out Equipment Agreement Form

To check out laptops and/or tablets from the first floor circulation desk of the West Campus Library, you must read and agree to the checkout agreement form linked below.

You will need your Valencia ID to check out devices.

Late Fees

4-hour equipment $5.00 each hour
7-day equipment $20.00 each day
Library Use Only materials $1.20 each hour

Available Equipment

Devices Image Quantity Loan Period
Headphones 13 To end of business day
Headphones with mic   4 To end of business day
7-day iPads 12 7 days
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7-day Dell laptops 22 7 days
7-day Dell laptops (UCF) 9 7 days
4-hour Dell laptops 12 4 hours
Surface Pro 3 3 4 hours
Makey Makey (circuitry kit) 2 2 hours
Sphero (robot) 4 7 days
Cubelets (modular robotics kit) 1 set of 6 7 days
Cubelets (modular robotics kit) 1 set of 12 7 days
Quadcopter with camera (drone) 1 TBA
Google Cardboard (virtual reality headset) 2 7 days

Samsung Gear (virtual reality headset)



Selfie Stick  W/Remote


Portable Power Pack


Ricoh Theta S 360 Camera





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Artlii Mini Projector 1 7 days
Touchjet Pond Touchscreen Projector 1 7 days
Portable Charging Cables 6 4 hours
Livescribe Pen 2 3 days
Kano Computer Kit 1 3 days

photograph of students using laptops and tablets

West Campus Librarians

The Valencia College libraries do not welcome solicitation of resources to be added to our LibGuides. This includes but is not limited to vendors, search engine optimizers, placement of ads, products, or any other requests. Our LibGuides are carefully curated resources developed in partnership with faculty, staff, and students to support specific assignments, courses, events, and other related purposes at Valencia College. The Valencia libraries reserve the right to ignore LibGuide resource solicitations, and/or block persistent requests from groups or individuals to add or promote links in our LibGuides.