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Our birding kit contains binoculars and field guides to help you discover birds across New England. Just pack a water bottle and a notebook to record your sightings, and go! Includes: Sibley Birds East National Audubon Society Field Guide to New England Trail Guide to Lexington’s Conservation Land Lexington Alive: An Introduction to Familiar Species Across Lexington trail map
Want to find buried treasure? This professional metal detector from National Geographic is lightweight, portable, and easy to use. Hone your skills with the included book, Metal Detecting: A Beginner’s Guide by Mark Smith. Time to start exploring! DISCLAIMER: While metal detecting is legal in Massachusetts, it is not allowed on all properties. Metal detectors are not allowed on the Lexington Battle Green, DCR properties, or in the Minute Man National Historical Park. Patrons are expected to do their own research before using the detector on public property.
Calling all astronomers — the compact Orion StarBlast 4.5 telescope is for you! Spend hours exploring our solar system using the pocket constellation guide. Bonus: includes red LED headlamp for night vision! NOTE: Patron must be 18 or older and must sign lending agreement to check out this item. This item is heavy to lift and oversized. Telescope in rubber tote: approx. 30 x 20 x 17 inches; 15 lbs. The telescope is made available through the Aldrich Astronomical Society's Adopt-A-Library program.