Playaway Launchpad Tablets


We have added Playaway Launchpads to our collection! These tablets come pre-loaded with educational content for children.  Strengthen children's skills in reading, math, science, and language. Learn with a wide variety of characters such as dinosaurs, Clifford the Big Red Dog, and the characters of Dr. Seuss's stories. Learning is exploration, and it will be for your kids with these interactive Launchpads.

Several tablets in our collection are part of the Launchpad Pre-K Academy which gives preschool-aged children 5 different paths to explore on their way to kindergarten. With a combination of apps, storybooks, and videos – learning will happen right before your eyes.  No downloads. No Wifi.

Click here to see a list of Launchpad tablets available in our collection.

Launchpads have high-definition touchscreens and use speakers or headphones with its audio jack. They are easy to use, 100% secure and do not require Wi-Fi or download time. Access is as easy as turning them on.


Playaway Launchpad Policy

Playaway Launchpads are limited to one per adult card and check out for 21 days.  They may be renewed twice as long as they aren’t on hold for another patron.  Launchpads may not be checked out the same day a new card is issued.

Launchpads must be returned to a staff member at the circulation desk. You must return the Launchpad with all parts (Launchpad tablet, carrying case, and protective bumper, adapter, and USB cord). Do not return Launchpads in the book/AV return.  The library is not responsible for personal information left on the device.

There is a $1.00 per day late fee for late Launchpads, with a $10.00 maximum fine.  There will also be a $5.00 fee assessed for each Launchpad returned via the book/AV return.

Launchpads may not be circulated through interlibrary loan.

There is a $75 replacement fee for any lost or damaged Launchpad plus a $5.00 processing fee.

The following fees will be assessed for any lost parts:

  • USB power cord: $7
  • AC adapter for above cord: $10
  • Launchpad replacement bumper (the silicone protector around the Launchpad): $9
  • Launchpad circulation case: $13