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Bird Watching Kits: Adult

Circulation: Circulates for 7 days, no renewals. Pick up and return to Manchester Public Library

Kit Contains: Eyeskey 8×42 professional waterproof binoculars in case — carrying case — user manual — eyepiece covers and lens covers — strap — 2 books: Birds of Massachusetts field guide /by Stan Tekiela –Northeastern birds: backyard guide watching-feeding-landscaping-nurturing-New York, Rhode Island, Connecticut, Massachusetts, Vermont, New Hampshire, Maine (Bird Watcher’s Digest backyard guide) /by Bill Thompson.

Summary: These kits were generously funded by the Friends of the Manchester Public Library. Birdwatching is a fun hobby for all ages, and these kits are made for adults and youths that can be checked out for one week. Inside each kit comes with a fun, lightweight bag holding binoculars and birding guides that help provide easy ways to identify North American birds.

Bird Watching Kits: Youths

Circulation: Circulates for 7 days, no renewals. Pick up and return to Manchester Public Library

Kit Contains: Occer 12×25 binoculars in case — carrying case — 1 book: Backyard birds (Field guide for young naturalists) /by Karen Stray Nolting, Jonathan Latimer.

Summary: These kits were generously funded by the Friends of the Manchester Public Library. Birdwatching is a fun hobby for all ages, and these kits are made for adults and youths that can be checked out for one week. Inside each kit comes with a fun, lightweight bag holding binoculars and birding guides that help provide easy ways to identify North American birds.

Bocce Game

Circulation: Circulates for 7 days, no renewals. Pick up and return to Manchester Public Library

Kit Contains: 1 game (8 bocce balls (4 different colors), 1 Pallino ball, measuring string, game instruction sheet) + canvas carry bag.

Summary: Enjoy a fun game of bocce!

Cornhole Game

Circulation: Circulates for 7 days, no renewals. Pick up and return to Manchester Public Library

Kit Contains: 1 game (2 portable cornhole boards with attached scorekeepers, 8 cornhole bags in two different colors, instructions) : plastic, nylon + in a blue carrying bag

Summary: Now all ages can play the family-favorite game of cornhole with our indoor/outdoor portable cornhole set! This lightweight travel set is a new spin on the classic cornhole game, with features making the game easier for younger players to learn and participate. Our portable boards are slightly smaller than traditional cornhole boards (23″L x 18″W x 4″H). Each board also has two holes rather than one, offering an extra opportunity for scoring for beginners and younger players. Set the boards up facing each other at a distance of 12-15′ for junior-level playing, and increase the distance to 27′ as skills improve. The four legs on each board pop out for play and tuck in neatly for storage. Keep track of points on the scorekeeper located at the top of each game board. All pieces store conveniently inside the locking boards, making this set the perfect portable party game. Play one-on-one, or with two teams of two players each.

HappyLight Lumi LED light therapy lamp

Circulation: Circulates for three weeks with two renewals. Pick up and return at Manchester Public library.

Kit Contains: 1 light therapy lamp, 1 stand, 1 AC adapter : plastic ; in a soft carrying case [16 x 12 x 3 inches] + 1 user’s manual + 1 Quick Start Guide.

Summary: Introducing the new HappyLight® Lumi light therapy lamp with adjustable brightness by Verilux. Personalize your experience with 3 brightness levels; full-spectrum, UV-free light with clinically proven 10,000 lux intensity; choose from 3 brightness levels; Flicker Elimination Technology® and Optix® Glare Control for comfortable light. Plug it in & get happy!

T9 mobile hotspot / distributed by T-Mobile.

Circulation: Circulates for 7 days. Pick up and return at Manchester Public library. Must be 18 to check out. 1 per household.

Kit Contains: 1 mobile hotspot (0.51 x 4.13 x 2.63 cm.) with enclosed SIM card and battery, 1 wall plug for charging.

Summary: Made available by a grant through the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners. “T9 is a[n] LTE Mobile Hotspot that simultaneously supports 15 device connections through built-in Wi-Fi AP. With advanced LTE technology and multiband support, T9 provides seamless wireless data connection whenever needed, wherever it goes. The OLED display with unique icons and text panel can provide east-to-recognize device status to customers. The stylish pocket-sized and semi-rugged design makes it easy for customers to carry it around anywhere.”

T-Mobile 4G LTE HotSpot.

Circulation: Circulates for 7 days. Pick up and return at Manchester Public library. Must be 18 to check out. 1 per household.

Kit Contains: 4G LTE data speed capability. Rechargeable battery and SIM card pre-loaded in the device.

Summary: A Wi-Fi hotspot is a device that allows you to connect your mobile-enabled devices (e.g. laptops, smartphones, tablets, etc.) to the Internet. The hotspot is portable so you can connect your device almost wherever you go (for example: home, on the bus, in the park, etc.)

Wooden blocks Tumbling Timber Toy

Circulation: Circulates 3 weeks, no renewals. Pick up and return to Manchester Public Library

Kit Contains: 56 pine wood blocks, an instruction card, scorecard, and carrying case.

Summary: Get the whole family involved in a super fun game! The Jumbo Wooden Blocks Game provides hours of entertainment for everyone of all ages. Children and adults will love the thrill and excitement! OUTDOOR & INDOOR USE: Take the fun from the house to the lawn. This classic game is perfect for outdoor and indoor events like birthdays, BBQs, tailgating, frat parties, picnics, camping, baby showers and so much more! PLAY IT YOUR WAY: 20 blocks are numbered so that you can create your own rules or bonus rules like reverse direction, skip player or go again. Customize the game and make it appropriate for kids or adults.