Beyond Books Collection

Beyond Books Collection

Beyond Books Collection

Telescope

Thanks to a partnership with the St. Louis Astronomical Society, library patrons can check out a telescope for seven days (1 week).  All you need is a valid adult library card (age 18 minimum).The telescope cannot be renewed or placed on hold. A library staff member can train you on how to use the telescope and help you find additional reference materials for stargazing and telescope use!

Binoculars

Thanks to a partnership with the St. Louis Astronomical Society, library patrons can check out binoculars for seven days (1 week).  All you need is a valid adult library card (age 18 minimum). Binoculars can be renewed once and cannot be placed on hold. Binocular kits include one set of binoculars, a nifty user guide, and birdwatching and stargazing guides! A library staff member can train you on how to use the binoculars and help you find additional reference materials for stargazing and binocular use.

Seed Library

The library is pleased to offer seeds free of charge for our patrons! Peruse our collection for veggies, fruits, flowering plants, herbs, grasses, and more to take home and grow in your garden. Patrons are encouraged to save their seeds and share with the library or donate seeds you have to spare to maintain the collection.

Fishing Poles

Thanks to a partnership with the Missouri Department of Conservation’s Rod-and-Reel Loaner Program, library patrons with a valid library card can check out fishing poles and simple tackle boxes with hooks, sinkers, and bobbers. Supplies can be checked out for fourteen days (2 weeks). Worms, minnows, or other bait are not provided.

Puzzles

Puzzles of varying sizes can be checked out with a valid library card for fourteen days (2 weeks). Want to get rid of a puzzle with all the pieces included? We accept donations!