The Vermont Astronomical Society is working with local libraries to bring astronomy to anyone with a library card. VAS has packaged high quality, portable, and easy-to-use telescopes with everything a library patron would need to explore the night sky effectively. These telescope packages can be checked out and taken home just like a book or CD. To start viewing the night sky, patrons only need a well-balanced table on which to place the telescope.
The following Vermont libraries currently have telescopes available for loan to their patrons through this program:
If you are interested in purchasing a VAS telescope package for your local library, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org