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January 31, 2013

Derry library takes lending policy to the stars

Library gets telescope for patrons' use

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It will be much different than taking out a book or video. Making sure the equipment is well cared for will be a concern, Bailey said, but representatives from the Astronomical Society will be available to service the telescope if needed and make sure everything is working well.

If adjustments have to be made, the experts will do it.

Bailey said the library will schedule more astronomy events since they now have the telescope.

“It is also the most unusual, probably,” Bailey said. “We have books, we have videos, we have kits for learning languages, but this is the most unique thing we’ve ever had.”

To learn more about the telescope at the library and upcoming astronomy programs, call 432-6140.

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