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Can I borrow a charger for my laptop, phone or tablet?

Technology loans are available at some libraries for 2021/2022 – more information coming soon.

These libraries will loan out chargers for various devices, and other accessories with a TCard. Some restrict borrowing to faculty, staff, and students affiliated with that college or faculty.

Robarts Library – Media Commons (3rd floor)

  • Phone and tablet chargers and accessories (compatible with Android and Apple)
  • Laptop power cables (various Apple and PC products)
  • Computer mouse
  • Headphones

Items can be borrowed from the 3rd floor Media Commons Desk, Robarts Library for 24 hours. Late fees are $0.50 / hour.

Gerstein Science Information Centre

  • Phone and tablet chargers (compatible with Android and Apple)
  • Laptop chargers (compatible with PCs, MacBook Air - 45W, and MacBook Pro - 85W)
  • Laptop security cables

Items can be borrowed from the Short Terms Loans Desk on the 1st floor for 24 hours. Late fees are $1 / hour.

D.G. Ivey Library (New College) 

  • iOS devices (lightning cables)
  • Android devices (micro USB)
  • MacBook Pro (magsafe 1)
  • MacBook Air (magsafe 2)
  • Generic PC Laptop Chargers

The checkout period for all items is until the end of the library’s operating hours on that day.

Dentistry Library

  • Dentistry student, staff, and faculty only
  • Variety of portable chargers for phones, tablets, and laptops (Mac and PC)

Items can be borrowed from the Service Desk for 3 hours. Late fees are 50 cents / hour.

E.J. Pratt Library (Victoria University)

  • Various charger kits with 4-way and 3-way cables, which include: Apple 30-pin plug, and newer Apple "lightning" style 8-pin plugs, micro-USB plug (common for Android and other devices), older-style mini-USB plug

Items can be signed out for 2 hours. Late fees are 50 cents / hour. No renewals.

Emmanuel College Library

  • Phone charger kits (comprised of a power cord, a charger, and a set of adapter cables) available
  • Kit includes: micro-USB plug, “lightening” style 8-pin plug, one older-style Apple 30-pin plug

Items can be signed out for 3 hours. Late fees are 50 cents / hour. No renewals.

John W. Graham Library (Trinity College)

  • MicroUSB cable
  • Apple 30-pin adapter, and Apple lightning adapter
  • USB keys, and one set of headphones

All items are in-library-use only, and due at the end of the day.

Kelly Library (St. Mike's College)

  • Laptop chargers/power adapters
  • Phone Chargers
  • Microsoft headphones – with mic
  • Button maker
  • PlayStation 4; Nintendo switch
  • LG Portable DVD player – Mac and Windows compatible

UTM Library

  • Wide variety of chargers for devices

Items can be borrowed from the Information and Loans Desk, for 2 – 24hours, depending on device.

UTSC Library

  • Chargers for a variety of devices available for 3 hour loan
  • See the UTSC Technology Lending page for more information.

–Updated September 20, 2021

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