The library's automation system will be offline during system upgrades on Thursday, August 22nd, 2019.

Science Kits for Loan

Explore Science at home with our new science kit collection! The kits are designed for hands-on learning and come with the tools and resources to make learning fun and easy. Kits are available for Hooksett cardholders to borrow, and completing a borrower’s agreement form (attached to the bottom of this page) as part of the lending process is required.

Currently Available Kits


Coming Soon


  • Snap Circuits
  • Straw Rocket Launcher

Science Kit Lending Program Overview


  • Kits must be checked out from the Hooksett Library.
  • Borrowers are required to sign a borrower’s agreement form (attached to bottom of page) as part of the lending process.
  • Kits will be assessed by a staff member prior to checkout to ensure all pieces are in the kit.
  • Kits must be returned to a staff member at the circulation desk of the Hooksett Library where staff will inspect the kit contents.
  • If any piece of a set is lost, the patron will be charged the replacement cost plus a $5.00 non-refundable processing fee for the lost or damaged item. Prices are listed in the catalog and included in each kit.
  • Patrons may place holds using the catalog but must select the Hooksett Library for pickup location.
  • Kits checkout for 2 weeks, 1 renewal is possible if the kit is not on hold for another patron.
  • Late fees accrue at $1.00 per day.
  • The library will replace consumables at no fee: For example, wet wipes, balloons or straws.