Library of Things

Currently, our “Library of Things” collection is very small, but it will grow!

Patrons with a Northville District Library card may borrow one of these useful, fun, creative items from our collection.

Orion Starblast 4.5 Telescope Image

Telescope Collection

Explore the night sky! The Orion Starblast 4.5 Altazimuth Reflector Tabletop Telescope is a grab-and-go, family-friendly scope for beginner and intermediate astronomy enthusiasts. The telescopes are available for checkout by Northville District Library card holders aged 18 and older, and loan for seven days. The telescope collection was made possible by a generous gift from The Friends of the Library. Please contact the Circulation Desk for telescope availability at 248-349-3020. Telescopes must be returned directly to the Circulation Desk. Never look directly at the sun with a telescope.


  • Orion Starblast 4.5 Altazimuth Reflector Telescope with mounted EZ Finder II Reflex Sight
  • Two removable eyepieces: 17 mm Explorer II eyepiece lens and 6mm Explorer II eyepiece lens (stored in eyepiece lens box)
  • Eyepiece lens box
  • Microfiber cleaning cloth
  • Supportive documents featured in a folder
  • Storied inside a Gard Euphorium Wheelie Bag.
Image of old wifi hotspot

Mobile WiFi Hotspots

Access the Internet for free from home, your car or when you are on vacation!  The mobile hotspots work in any area where Sprint has coverage.  Check Sprint coverage map to see if your area is covered. Hotspots must be returned directly to the Circulation Desk.

  • Unlimited Data
  • 14 day loan
  • Must be resident of the City or Township of Northville with valid Library Card
  • No holds
  • No renewals
  • $2 per day overdue fine
  • $75 replacement fee assessed after 40 days and unit service is remotely disabled
  • Only for use inside the USA

Northville HD Webcam

The full HD Webcam produces sharp, clear images over a WiFi connection. The Webcam Plug and Play works with USB 2.0, NO additional drivers required. Ready to use in less than 1 min with any compatible device. Supports Mac/ Windows/ Chrome OS/ Android TV and more. Supports a wide variety of video conferencing software; Zoom, Yahoo, Skype, and many more. The built-in dual noise-canceling microphones reduce ambient noise to enhance the sound quality of your video. The privacy cover for the PC Webcam covers the lens when it is not in use. The convenient foldable design allows you to easily take it anywhere. Just plug it in and you are ready to go!

Limit 1 per person 14 day checkout .