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Playaway Launchpads

Playaway Launchpad image

Playaway Launchpad tablets are for children ages 3-5 and are pre-loaded with learning apps and games.    

Launchpads must be checked out with an adult library card, only one Launchpad at a time per adult card.

Launchpads are circulated in a case which contains the Launchpad tablet, adapter and cord.

Holds may be placed on Launchpads.

The checkout/loan period is seven (7) days.

Launchpad loans may be renewed one time.

The overdue fine is $1.00 per day. Replacement costs are $149 for the tablet; $10 for lost or damaged case, adapter or cord.

Launchpads should not be returned via the Book Drop.

Launchpads are currently available at six of the Prince George’s County Memorial Library System’s branches: 





Oxon Hill


All six branches will have fourteen (14) Launchpads, each offering apps on a specific theme:

  • A Day At The Zoo
  • All About Animals
  • Beep, Beep, Vroom, Vroom
  • Build It, Fix It, Fun
  • Hello! Bonjour!
  • Imagination Way
  • Peek-a-Zoo
  • Princess University
  • School of Fish
  • Si! Yes, Si!
  • Transport Station
  • Van Gogh Go Go
  • Where Would You Go?
  • You Auto Know