Launchpad Tablets

Playaway Launchpad tablets

Announcing a new collection available for checkout at the Auglaize County Library in Wapakoneta—Playaway Launchpads! This new collection of learning tablets have been funded by the Friends of the Wapakoneta Library.

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?

  • Launchpads are currently only available at the Central Library in Wapakoneta. Launchpads must be checked out and returned to this building.
  • The Adult Collection has five launchpads, the Teen Collection has four launchpads, and the Youth Collection has thirteen for checkout.
  • Select the Launchpad you are interested in and place a hold through the catalog by clicking here or on the links below.
  • 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 Auglaize County Library Card and be in good standing.

May I return the Launchpads in the bookdrop?

  • No, Launchpads must be returned directly to Auglaize County Library’s circulation desk at the Wapakoneta location
  • This item cannot be returned to other libraries, ONLY Auglaize County Library in Wapakoneta

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 per household.

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 image below for a link to the catalog or place a hold by Clicking Here!)

Kids Collection   Teen Collection   Adult collection

Complete List of Launchpads:

ABC the world! Life Skillsrecommended for ages 3-5, grades PreK-K
These interactive books, games, and activities will help kids build a solid foundation of skills they can use in the classroom and beyond. The apps on this pack help introduce diverse characters and cultures, strengthen problem solving, explore places and vehicles, and build language skills.

Backpack of Fun! Life Skillsrecommended for ages 5-7, grades K-2
These interactive books, games, and activities will help kids build a solid foundation of skills that they can use in the classroom and beyond.  This pack includes apps that develop critical thinking, learn geography, explore languages, and practice early education fundamentals.

Brain Power- Brain Gamesrecommended for Adults
You won't be stopped by anything, will you?  Brain Games help train your mind by challenging memory, reaction time, problem-solving and observation skills, attention span and more!

Day and Night with the Berenstain Bears and Friends! – recommended for ages 5+
Kids will have fun conquering their fears, learning life lessons, exploring friendship, and more with this wide assortment of educational games featuring award-winning apps and children's favorite characters.

Deluxe Game Night – Casual Games SuperPackrecommended for Adults
Are you ready to sit at the game table? These just-for-fun apps are a great way to unwind, relieve stress, challenge your skills, and play against your own high scores. This SuperPack contains 2X as many apps as the standard Launchpad.

Fun with Phonics! English Language Arts SuperPackrecommended for ages 3-5, grades PreK-K
Early readers will develop their literacy skills in a world of storybooks and games designed to teach them about the alphabet, phonics, sight words, and so much more. This SuperPack contains 2X as many apps as the standard Launchpad.

Learn SAT Math & SAT English! SuperPackrecommended for Teens
Score more points on the writing, language, essay, and math portions of the SAT when you prepare with these interactive tools. This pack will help you improve your understanding of English from grammar through parts of speech and help you to build competency in all areas of high school math. This SuperPack contains 2X as many apps as the standard Launchpad.

Let’s Get Logical! Brain Gamesrecommended for Adults
Memory? Logic? Speed? What do you do best? Brain Games help train your mind by challenging memory, reaction time, problem-solving and observation skills, attention span and more.

Make the Connection!recommended for ages 10+, grades 5+
Kids will learn how to think about the world in new ways with these challenges centered around science, technology, engineering, art, and math. It features apps to improve problem-solving skills and strategic thinking, as well as advance knowledge of algebra, geometry, and the human body. This SuperPack contains 2X as many apps as the standard Launchpad.

Math Solver! Mathrecommended for ages 5+
These interactive games and activities will help kids build a solid foundation of math skills and the confidence to solve any problem. Kids will practice basic addition, subtraction, fractions, word problems, and critical thinking skills.

Mind Alert! Brain Gamesrecommended for Adults
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.

Name of the Game: Brain Games SuperPackrecommended for Teens
Your speed and logic will take you everywhere. Brain Games help train your mind by challenging memory, reaction time, problem-solving and observation skills, attention span and more. This SuperPack contains 2X as many apps as the standard Launchpad.

Playdate with Transformers and Friends!recommended for ages 3-5, grades PreK-K
Favorite characters from My Little Pony, Littlest Pet Shop, Transformers, and more will lead kids into a world filled with stories that focus on building reading skills, values, imagination, literacy skills, and creativity.

Practice Makes Perfect! – recommended for ages 3+
These award-winning stories, games, and challenges focused on early education make it simple for children to keep their skills sharp and prepare for the upcoming school year.  This pack includes apps that help kids master shapes, letters, numbers, music, and social awareness.

Purrrfect Tales! Reading Colors Your Worldrecommended for ages 5+
Kids will build confidence all year long as they master early literacy skills with interactive games, challenges, and storybooks.

Sort it Out Brain Games – recommended for Adults
Letters. Numbers. Can you make order out of the chaos? Brain Games help train your mind by challenging memory, reaction time, problem-solving and observation skills, attention span and more.

STEAM Machine!recommended for ages 3+
Kids will create, build, and grow their way through lessons on science, technology, engineering, art, and math. This Launchpad features apps that help learners with colors, numbers, shapes, drawing, design, basics of DNA and gardening, and explore construction.

STEAM Student!recommended for ages 5-7, grades K-2
These games and learning tools will help kids explore the world through science, technology, engineering, art, and math. This Launchpad features apps that advance math skills, literacy skills, and that teach about solar system and seasons.

Strategic State of Mind –Brain Games recommended for Teens
Brain Games help train your mind by challenging memory, reaction time, problem-solving and observation skills, attention span and more. Great for young adults through grown-ups.

Virtual Vacation! Travelrecommended for ages 8+
Kids will explore the world around them with these interactive games, puzzles, and storybooks. They will discover facts about ancient civilizations, geography, U.S. states and capitals, and explore different cultures.

The Way I See It! Creativityrecommended for ages 8+
Kids will take their creativity to the next level with apps that let them design characters, build worlds, create stories, and so much more. Learners will learn to make animations, make comics and explore visual storytelling, strengthen memory and creative problem-solving, and enjoy interactive stories.

Special Thanks:


This project is funded by the Friends of the Wapakoneta Library. We thank them for their support and gracious giving over the years. 

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