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Equipment and Technology: Equipment

Vogel library offers a wide array of equipment, technology and facilities to meet your needs. This guide provides a summary of everything we have to offer

All items may be checked out at the Vogel Library 2nd Floor Service Desk on a first-come, first-served basis.

Equipment must be returned 15 minutes before the library closes.

Questions? Check our Procedures and Policies for more details, or contact us. Click on an item for a description and availability.

Extended Checkout

Need to reserve equipment for a special event, project or presentation? No problem!

Just fill out the equipment checkout form, and we will have it ready for you at pickup.

Equipment checkout form button

NOTE: Please submit your request at least two (2) business days in advance. A week is preferred.


Bikes are available for a 4-hour checkout during regular library hours, and are due back 15 minutes before closing.

Helmets and locks are included.

3D Printer

photo of 3D printer

Vogel Library offers 3D printing using the Lulzbot TAZ 6 printer.
Using plant-based PLA filament in multiple colors you can print your 3D model for only 5¢/gram.
Download ready-to-print models online from sites such as Thingiverse, or create your own using modeling software such as TinkerCAD.

Bring your file (.STL only please) on a USB flash drive to an ELITE consultant for review and a cost estimate.

The Fine Print

Equipment Circulation Policies

Library equipment and technology is available to current Wartburg students, faculty and staff only.

Loan periods for items are shown on this page, and details about fines, fees, etc. can be found on our Loans and Fees page.

Questions? Contact Todd Vandenbark, Information Literacy and Technology Librarian


Phone: 319-352-8244

Laptops and Tablets



MacBook & MacBook Pro

HP Touchscreen


iPad Air 2

Laptops come with a carrying case

Loan period: four (4) hours during library service hours
Patrons must check out laptops in person and with a valid Wartburg ID. NO EXCEPTIONS!

Cameras, Camcorders, Projectors and Screens

We have a wide variety of cameras, camcorders, projectors, screens and accessories to choose from! Here are just a few examples:

Go Pro Hero Session camera

GoPro HERO and
HERO Session



Sony & Nikon
digital cameras

Tripods large & small

Digital projectors

Logitech web cam


Projection screens picture of projection screen available for checkout


Loan period: 3 days

Calculators, Computer Adapters and Accessories

We have calculators, headphones, chargers, cables, adapters, speakers and more!

universal laptop charger
Chargers for most
laptop computers
and cell phones
graphical and logarithmic calculators
Graphical, Logarithmic
and Business Calculators
Headphones and microphones

Amazon Echo Dot
Amazon Echo Dot

Adapters and cables
32 GB flash drive
Flash drives

photo of wireless Bamboo tablet with stylus

Bamboo Pad with stylus

wireless mouse

Wireless Mouse

USB slim portable optical drive with 2 cables

Portable CD/DVD Drive

Loan period: four (4) hours during library service hours