Technology For Kids

Launchpads are pre-loaded tablets designed for children from preschool age through sixth grade, available to be borrowed by customers.

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Launchpads do not need wifi or internet, and are only available through public libraries. With content covering Early Literacy, Language Learning, Math, Reading, and STEAM, Launchpads offer curated learning activities. In addition, children will learn, practice, and improve their digital literacy skills.

You may borrow up to 5 Launchpads at a time. Each comes with its own charging cable.

Launchpads can:

  • be placed on hold through the library catalog for pickup at any MCPL library
  • be checked out on any active MCPL library card
  • be checked out for three weeks
  • be renewed a maximum of three times, if there is not a waiting list
  • be returned to any Montgomery County Public Library, but cannot be returned to other library systems.

Launchpads are available all branches and can be placed on hold for pick-up at any MCPL branch.

Learn more about the 5 types of Launchpads!