Our Collections

The library at Lake Washington Institute of Technology has a collection of physical, digital, and media technologies. For questions about any of our collections or the resources we provide, please contact us

Please note: in Spring 2021, all late/overdue fines and fees were removed. Lost item and damaged item fees continue. Please review our Policies and Procedures page for more information.

Equipment & Games 

In addition to its collections of books, movies, and music, the LWTech Library Learning Commons also has various equipment for student use. Some of these technologies can only be used in the library, and some can be checked out. Additionally, some collection items are available to all, and others are restricted to either student or faculty/staff. Please see below for an extensive list of our offerings, and email us or visit us in person if you have additional questions or comments. Note: all items below can be checked out to students, faculty, and staff with ID numbers, unless otherwise specified.

Equipment Loan Information

Unless otherwise indicated, the loan period is 7 days and they can be used outside of the library.

Types of Equipment

Below is a list of the current types of circulating equipment and technology. Please stop by the library to learn more about specific models.

  • Webcams
  • Microphones
  • Digital Projectors
  • Still Image Digital Cameras
  • Digital Video Cameras
  • SD Memory Cards
  • USB Memory Drives (Thumb Drives)
  • Media Readers
  • Headphones (in-library use only)
  • Noise Canceling Ear Muffs (in-library use only)
  • External DVD Drives (USB-powered)
  • Camera Tripods

Types of Board Games

Loan period: 4 hour In-library ue only.

Exceptions may be made to allow for other use. Please speak with library staff for more information.

We currently have the following board games:

  • Star Fluxx
  • Dominoes
  • Chess
  • Checkers
  • The Settlers of Catan
  • Catan: Seafarers
  • Munchkin Deluxe
  • Jenga
  • Scrabble
  • Monopoly

Information on Student Laptops

There are a limited number of laptop computers available for LWTech students and employees. Following an agreement to strict guidelines established by the Library Learning Commons, students can use special laptops (in-library only), and employees have access to laptops and tablets (short-term checkout only). Please note that these devices are in high-demand and there is no guarantee of availability at any given time. For information and checkout requests, email the library or visit us in person.

Other Available Equipment at LWTech

If you are looking for additional equipment to support your creative projects, please visit the Innovation Lab, located in the East Building.