Discovery Kits provide learning experiences for patrons of all ages with hands-on materials around a theme. The collection aims to be a tool for discovery, education, and lifelong learning.
Click to see a list of the Discovery Kits in the catalog.
Discovery Kits Checkout Rules:
- Kits checkout for two weeks and can be renewed twice if there are no holds.
- Kits will be inspected upon return to make sure that all items are included. Patrons will be charged the replacement cost for missing items.
- Patrons will not be charged for basic wear and tear or the cost of disposable items (i.e. batteries).
- Kits must be returned inside the library during open hours.
- You must be 18 years or older to checkout a telescope.
- Households can only have one discovery kit checked out at a time.
Birdwatching for Kids
- Backyard Birds
- The Little Book of Backyard Bird Songs
- The Kids’ Guide to Birds of Minnesota
Birdwatching for Adults
- Celestron 8×42 Binoculars
- Birds of Minnesota
- The Stokes Field Guide to the Birds of North America
Science for Kids
- Microscope Prepared Slides (48)
- Magnifying Glass
- Set of Rocks
- Greg’s Microscope
- The World of the Microscope
Hiking for Kids
- Magnifying Glass
- Go Find It Scavenger Hunt Game
- Trees, Leaves, Flowers and Seeds
- Ultimate Explorer Field Guide: Insects
Classic Board Games
- Chutes and Ladders
- Candy Land
- Guess Who?
- Five Crowns
- Deck of Playing Cards
Knitting for Adults
- Teach Yourself VISUALLY Knitting
- Size 8 & 9 Circular Needles
- Size 6 & 8 Straight Needles
Crochet for Adults
- Teach Yourself VISUALLY Crochet
- Size E (4) Crochet Hook
- Size 7 Crochet Hook
- Size J (10) Crochet Hook
Knitting for Kids
- My First Knitting Book
- Size 10 Knitting Needles
Crochet for Kids
- My First Crochet Book
- Size G Crochet Hook
- Size J Crochet Hook
- Orion StarBlast 4.5 Telescope
- The Night Sky Star Finder
- Red Flashlight