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Guin's Library of Things

Welcome to Guin's Library of Things!

❤  See an Item You Love? 

Place a Request: Click on the item, sign in, click on "Request OSU's Copy," select "Guin" as your library pickup location. You will receive an email when your item is ready.

FYI: all Library of Things must be picked up at and returned to Guin. 

Suggest a Thing! Have a recommendation for something we should add? Let us know: hmsc.library@oregonstate.edu

Hours: Monday - Friday 8:00am - 5:00 pm

Location: OSU Hatfield Marine Science Center 2030 SE Marine Science Dr. Newport, OR 97365

New Items at Guin

New Items @ Guin! ❤

Click the link to see all of the wonderful new books, eBooks, children's books, games and equipment at the Guin Library! https://beav.es/i7x

Click here to see Guin's New Items!
To get on our "New Items" mailing list, contact us at: hmsc.library@oregonstate.edu or 541 867 0249  

Technology: Computers, Hotspots & Accessories

Equipment: Miscellaneous

Equipment: Adaptive Technology

Technology: Cables, Chargers, & Adapters

All Guin's Games

Card Games

Outdoor Games

Astronomy Kit

Guin Astronomy Telescope KitGuin Astronomy Kit

Explore the universe with the Orion StarBlast telescope! ⭐

This portable, grab-and-go, tabletop telescope is perfect for all ages. 

Whether you’re a novice astronomer or an expert enthusiast, you will be impressed by its spectacular viewing capabilities and its user-friendly design.

Give yourself the universe--check it out today!

Click here to request Guin's Astronomy/Telescope Kit:
or contact us at: hmsc.library@oregonstate.edu or 541 867 0249  

Equipment:

  • backpack
  • plastic box containing:
    • 1 Rite-in-the-Rain Notebook
    • 2 Rite-in-the-Rain pencils
    • 1 red, LED Astronomy Flashlight
    • EZ Finder II reflex sight
    • 17mm Explorer II eyepiece
    • 6mm Explorer II eyepiece
    • Orion 1.25" moon filter

Titles:

  • National Geographic: Backyard Guide to the Night Sky, (2019)
  • The Backyard Astronomer’s Field Guide: How to Find the Best Objects the Night Sky has to Offer (2020)
  • Orion Star Target Planisphere (04110)
  • Orion MoonMap 260 (51919)

Printouts:

  • Oregon State Parks Guide (pgs. i-ii, 1-27)
  • Telescope Manual

OSU Astronomy Club LogoOSU's Astronomy Club

The Oregon State University Astronomy Club started in 2016.

Through our outreach work, we strive to fosters a passion of astronomy in OSU students and the Corvallis community.

We host open house events in order to burgeon interest in astronomy, as well as to spread awareness of scientific breakthroughs. For a list of all of our upcoming events, please check our calendar page!

Astronomy Club Contact Info

The Astronomy Club website: https://beav.es/iFH

To hear about events, sign up for our listserv at: https://beav.es/iFV 

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Marine Mammals, Tidepools, & Bird Watching Kit

Marine Mammal, Tidepool & Bird Watching Kits

Be a citizen scientist: get out and explore Oregon's amazing, coastal wildlife with our Outdoors Kit, which includes equipment and guides for observing birds, marine mammals, and tidepools

Contents

Binoculars, a magnifying glass, tide tables, a list of fun science apps for your phone, a guide and brochures on Oregon's Coastal State Parks and their attractions, and a Rite in the Rain notebook and pencils to show where you have been and what you have seen. Happy exploring!

Click here to request Guin's Marine Mammal/Tidepool/Bird Watching Kit
or contact us at: hmsc.library@oregonstate.edu or 541 867 0249  

Art Kit

Art Kit

Create your own art with the Guin Art Kit, which includes a sketch pad, colored pencils, water-soluble pastels and graphite pencils.

Contents

1 backpack containing: 1 Caran d'ache 15-color water-soluble pastels, 1 Castle Arts 72-colored pencils set,1 Faber-Castell graphite sketch pencil set, 1 watercolor sketch pad, 1 manual pencil sharpener

 

Click here to request Guin's Art Kit
or contact us at: hmsc.library@oregonstate.edu or 541 867 0249  

Craft Kit

Craft Kit

Get your craft on! Have a project that could use a little pizazz? Checkout our Craft Kit and make some magic!

Contents

1 backpack containing : 1 Crayola 40-color fine line markers set, 1 Soucolor 180-colored pencils set, 1 Sharpie color markers set, 3 color highlighters, 1 scissor, 1 manual pencil sharpener, 1 glue stick

Click here to request Guin's Craft Kit
or contact us at: hmsc.library@oregonstate.edu or 541 867 0249  

Beach Clean Up Kit

Beach Clean Up Kit

Help keep our beaches clean with this handy kit!

We have two of these kits so you can bring along a friend. 

(Collected litter is to be disposed of with your regular trash collection).

Contents:

Backpack,1 EZPick Grabber, 1 sand sifter, 1 pair latex-free/vinyl-free Tusko gloves, 1 pair latex/polyester gloves, handout.

 

 

 

Click here to request Guin's Beach Clean Up Kit
or contact us at: hmsc.library@oregonstate.edu or 541 867 0249  

Guin Party Packs

Guin Party Packs

Do you have an event coming up and need tableware? Go green and checkout a Guin Party Pack (or two)!

Each Party Pack Contains:

20 place settings: plates, bowls, cups, forks, spoons, knives

Serving Utensils: 1 ladle, 1 spoon, 1 slotted spoon, 1 spatula

Cleanup: 1 dirty dishes tub & 1 detergent pod

Signage: 1 Party Pack sign with holder & 1 Party Pack directions sheet

1 carry tote

All tableware in Park Pack is dishwasher safe. (You may use Guin's dishwasher). 

Click here to request a Guin Party Pack
or contact us at: hmsc.library@oregonstate.edu or 541 867 0249  

Directions:

At the beginning of your event:

• Remind attendees that the Party Pack items are not disposable

• Put out the dirty dishes tub

Display the Party Pack sign near the Party Pack items

At the end of the event:

• Check the trash to make sure no items were thrown away

Clean up:

• You may use either the dishwasher in the Guin Library or the Staff Lounge, a detergent pod is included.

• Please do not stack items on the bottom rack; they may get pushed onto the heating coils and melt

• Once they are clean and dry, place them in the tote bag

• Please count all the items and alert Guin staff if something is missing or broken

Promote Party Pack to your colleagues and help save the planet!

Guin Party Pack Signage & Instructions.pdf

Puzzles

500 piece Charley Harper: Secret Sanctuary jigsaw puzzle
500 piece Haeckel: Sea Anemones jigsaw puzzle
1000 piece Alpine Northwest jigsaw puzzle
1000 Piece The Beachcomber's Companion jigsaw puzzle
1000 piece Island time jigsaw puzzle
1000 piece Marine Color: Turtle Bay jigsaw puzzle
1000 piece Nanette's cottage jigsaw puzzle
1000 piece Ocean Life jigsaw puzzle
1000 piece Oregon Coast Skate
1000 piece Ravensburger: Awesome
1000 piece River's crossing jigsaw puzzle
2000 Piece Balloons in Flight jigsaw puzzle
2000 Piece St. Basil's Cathedral jigsaw puzzle

Suggest a Thing!

Have a recommendation for something we should add: a fun new game, some cool tech, a new outdoor kit, or something else? We would love to hear your suggestions:

Click here to Suggest a Thing!
or contact us at: hmsc.library@oregonstate.edu or 541 867 0249