The UCSB Library has a variety of items available at the Services Desk for checkout to UCSB students, faculty, and staff. To borrow these items for free, just show the Services Desk staff your Access card or a form of physical government photo ID. 


  • Charging set (4-hour checkout)
    • multi-device cords for iPhones, Android, and other small devices (USB to Lightning/USB Type C/Micro USB) and USB A/C outlet adapter 
  • Portable Battery (4-hour checkout)
    •  portable power bank with three USB ports, one AC outlet, and a flashlight 
  • Graphic & scientific calculators (4-hour checkout)
    • TI 84 Plus and TI 30X IS
  • Headphones (4-hour checkout)
  • Laptops (4-hour checkout)
  • Presentation clickers (4-hour checkout)
  • Video display adapters (4-hour checkout)
    • USB-C/Thunderbolt 3 to Female HDMI
    • Micro HDMI to Female HDMI
    • Mini HDMI to Female HDMI
    • Displayport to Female HDMI
    • Mini Displayport/Thunderbolt 2 to Female HDMI
    • VGA to Female HDMI
  • Video viewing kits (4-hour checkout)
    • for use with Library VHS and Blu-Ray players
    • includes headphones and remote controls
  • Personal desk lamp (4-hour checkout)
    • small battery-operated desk lamp


  • Board games (7-day checkout)
    • Apples to Apples
    • Chess
    • Go: The Ancient Chinese Strategy Game
    • Jumbo checkers 
    • King of New York
    • Quirkle
    • Scrabble
  • Frisbees (24-hour checkout)


  • Bike locks (24-hour checkout)
  • Umbrellas (24-hour checkout)​
  • Whiteboard set (4-hour checkout)
    • set includes a dry-erase marker, whiteboard, and eraser
  • Privacy study screen (4-hour checkout, in-library use only)
    • desk divider meant to provide visual and acoustic privacy