Launchpads

What are Launchpads?

  • A learning tablet that both kids and adults will love.
  • Every Playaway Launchpad is pre-loaded with high-quality, ad-free learning apps and games, providing hours of interactive learning and play.

How does it work?

  • The Adult Collection has nine launchpads for checkout and the Youth Collection has four.
  • Select the Launchpad you are interested in and place a hold through the catalog by clicking here.
  • Pick up when notified.

Who can get one?

  • Patrons must be 18 years of age or older to place a hold or checkout a device.
  • You must have a valid Romulus Public Library card and be in good standing.

May I return the Launchpads in the bookdrop?

  • No, Launchpads must be returned directly to Romulus Public Library‚Äôs circulation desk
  • This item cannot be returned to other libraries, ONLY Romulus Public Library

How long may I keep the Launchpad?

  • The loan period is two weeks.
  • Devices may not be renewed.
  • Users will be limited to one device.

What if I break or lose the Launchpad or any of its associated components?

  • You are responsible for loss or damage to the Launchpad or any of its contents.
  • Any damage/or lost item(s) will be assessed a fee based on the cost to replace the damaged or lost item(s).

What kinds of Launchpads do you have?

(Click the link for description, then go to the catalog and place the hold Clicking Here!)

Adult Collection:

Hover over the box with your mouse for the description and a link!

Your favorite apps with a cognitive twist. Brain Games help train your mind by challenging memory, reaction time, problem-solving and observation.

Brain Builder Apps

Learn important tips for staying healthy! Build knowledge and master new skills anytime, anywhere with these interactive learning tools.

Health Smarts Apps

Learn the concepts needed to start a business. Build the knowledge and master new skills anytime, anywhere with these interactive learning tools.

Learn Business Tools and Technology Apps

Learn English grammar basics. Build knowledge and master new skills anytime, anywhere with these interactive learning tools. This pack includes tutorials, flash cards and quizzes.

Learn English Grammar Apps

Are you ready to challenge your thinking? Brain Games help train your mind by challenging memory, reaction time, problem-solving and observation skills, attention span and more.

Mind Alert Apps

Can you figure out how to fit all of the numbers into each grid? Brain Games help train your mind by challenging memory, reaction time, problem-solving and observation skills, attention span and more.

Mind Games Apps

How strong is your knowledge of art, history, geography language and more? Brain Games help train your mind by challenging memory, reaction time, and problem-solving.

On the Map Apps

Are you good at solving problems of all kinds? These Brain Games will help train your mind by challenging memory, reaction time, problem-solving, observation skills, attention span and more.

The Ultimate Challenger Apps

Develop a basic understanding of Alzheimer's, cancer, diabetes and heart attacks. Build knowledge and master new skills anytime, anywhere with these interactive learning tools.

Understanding Health Threats Apps

Youth Collection:

Hover over the box with your mouse for the description and a link!

These interactive games and learning tools will help kids explore the world through science, technology, engineering, art, and math.

Built to Learn Apps

These will help kids learn all about animals while developing a strong foundation of skills needed throughout preschool. Award winning apps!

Curious to the Bone Apps

Critterville comes to life in apps that will excite young readers, teach literacy fundamentals and boost reading confidence.

Little Critter Apps

Kids will develop an understanding of biology, history, robotics, and more as they work through these learning games, puzzles, and challenges focused on science, technology, engineering, art and math.

Paws! It's Science! Apps

Special Thanks:

This project is funded with a Library Services and Technology Act grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services administered by the Library of Michigan.