Unusual Things to Borrow

The Patten Free Library has a variety of unusual things that can be checked out with your Library card- just like a book! You can put any Unusual Thing on hold by clicking the appropriate link below.


American Girl Doll Kits

Click here for a complete list of available dolls

Chess Sets

Set includes board, pieces, and travel case.

Language Kits

Dino Lingo Learning Language Book Bags for Children: French 

Dino Lingo Learning language Book Bags for Children: Spanish


Lawn Games

Click here for a complete list of games.


Music Kits



Kit includes ukulele, tuner, case, and chord chart.


Outdoor Adventure Kits

 Astronomy Binoculars

Bath Forestry Committee Backpack

Binoculars Stargazing Kit

My Own Backyard (MOBY) backpacks and book bags for youth exploration of local natural history.

Click here for a complete list of available subjects.


 Orion StarBlast Telescope



Electricity Monitor

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