Sure, at certain public libraries around the country you can check out ebooks and audiobooks and DVDs and iPads and Nooks and Kindles. Paintings to hang on your walls at home? Yep. Bridal magazines? Yep, those too. You can also check out a bunch of strange stuff, including:
1) A fishing pole from the Erie County Public Library in Erie, Pa.
2) An energy meter at the Lake County Public Library in Leadville, Colo.
3) Puppets at the Canton Public Library in Canton, Mich.
5) Seeds for your garden at the Pima County Public Library in Tucson, Ariz
6) Camping gear at the Perham Area Public Library in Perham, Minn.
7) Snowshoes at the Alice M. Ward Memorial Library in Canaan, Vt.