The Nevada County Community Library currently has 2 Orion 4.5" StarBlast telescopes for library patrons to check out; our first telescope was a generously donated by the Nevada County Astronomers Club. Watch this video for a brief overview of the Orion telescope and how to use it.
- Telescopes are currently available at Madelyn Helling Library and Truckee Library locations.
- Checkout is 5 days maximum and must be returned to the circulation desk of checkout location.
- Patron must be 18 year of age or older and children must be supervised while using telescope.
- The telescope may be placed on hold through the library catalog or by calling Madelyn Helling Library (530) 265-7070 or Truckee Library (530) 582-7846.
- The borrower is responsible for reading the instruction manual for proper use and care.