Cortex Kits

  • These kits can be checked out for 14 days with one renewal.
  • Regular overdue fines apply.
  • A lost, damaged or stolen kit will result in a full replacement charge of the kit. Failure to return or damage to any part of each kit will result in a charge of the individual items.
  • Please return the these kits during regular business hours. Do not place them in the book drop.
  • A few of the kits can only be checked out by patrons age 13 and up. Those include: metal detector, telescope, GoPro, Canon Rebel T6, microscope, quilt kit, cordless screwdriver and Dremel.
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  • Soft-sided Camera Case
  • Canon Rebel T6 Camera Body
  • 18-55mm Lens
  • Lens Cap for 18-55mm Lens
  • Rear Cap for 18-55mm Lens
  • Protective Cover for Canon Rebel T6 Lens Mount
  • Camera Strap
  • Interface Cable
  • Ultraviolet (UV)Filter
  • Circular Polarizer (CPL) Filter
  • Flourescent (FD-L) Filter
  • 16 GB SD Card
  • 32 GB SD Card
  • SD Card Carry Case
  • 3 LP-E10 Battery Packs
  • 1 Battery Charger
  • 1 Flash Mount
  • 1 Vivitar Flash
  • 1 Lens Cleaning Cloth
  • 1 Macro Wide Angle Lens with 1 Lens Cap, 1 Rear Cap, and Protective Bag
  • 1 Telephoto Lens with 1 Lens Cap, 1 Rear Cap, and Protective Bag
  • 1 Instruction Manual


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  • One Go Pro camera
  • Carrying case
  • One Micro-SD card (installed)
  • One rechargeable battery (installed)
  • One charging/file transfer cord
  • One waterproof case
  • One flat surface mount
  • One curved surface mount
  • One vertical mount
  • One side mount
  • One head mount
  • One skeleton back door
  • Four mount screws
  • Quick Start guide
  • Safety information card


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This console has 101 built-in games, and can plug and play into almost any TV set.

  • Game Console
  • Two Controllers
  • Power Cord
  • Instruction Manual
  • Clear Carrying Case

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Orion 9024 AstroView 90mm Equatorial Refractor Telescope

  • One Optical Tube Assembly
  • One German-Type Equatorial Mount
  • Two Slow-Motion Control Cables
  • One Counterweight
  • One Counterweight Shaft
  • One Accessory Tray with Mounting Hardware
  • One Accessory Tray Bracket
  • Two Optical Tube Mounting Rings
  • One 6x30 Achromatic Crosshair Finder Scope
  • One Finder Scope with O-Ring
  • One Mirror Star Diagonal
  • One 25mm Sirius Plossl Eyepiece
  • One 10mm Sirius Plossl Eyepiece
  • One Objective Lens Dust Cap
  • Eleven Lens Caps
  • Four Assembly Tools
  • One Instruction Manual
  • One Carrying Case




Garrett Ace 350 Metal Detector

One Metal Detector
One Carrying Case
One Instruction Manual
Protective Cover for Search Coil
Protective Cover for Control Housing
Instructional DVD

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  • One Instruction Manual
  • A Variety of Building Pieces and Robot Components
  • One Parts List/Cost Sheet
  • One Kit Organizational Chart




Planetarium Projector

Planetarium Projector
3 Viewing Discs
One Image Dome
One Clear Cover
Disc Guide
Disc Case
Plastic Carrying Case
Protective Foam


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Watercolor, Acrylic and Tempera Painting Kit (3 Available)

One set of Watercolor, Acrylic, & Tempera Brushes (12 Total)
One 10 Well Plastic Round Tray with cover
One Color Wheel
One Set of Plastic Painting Knives (6 Total)
One Wooden Easel
One Pencil Case
One View Catcher with Instruction Book


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Acrylic and Oil Group Painting Kit

Four Sets of Acrylic & Oil Brushes (36 Total)
Four 10 Well Plastic Round Trays with Covers
One Color Wheel
Four Sets of Plastic Painting Knives (24 Total)
Four Black Folding Easels
One Pencil Case

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Mini Photo Studio Kit

One collapsible light box with built-in carrying case.
Two colored backgrounds (stored inside the carrying case)
Two high output lights with bulbs (stored in pockets of the carrying case)
One mini tripod (stored in pockets of carrying case)

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EZ Tracer (Projector)

  • EZ Tracer Projector
  • One 75W light bulb (inside the projector)
  • One Lens (inside the projector)
  • Plastic Carrying Case
  • Protective Foam


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Jewelry Making Kit

One blue Beadalon Case with instruments shown in photo
One book titled: 200 Beading Tips, Techniques & Trade Secrets by Jean Power.
One Bead Smith Tray with plastic, protective cover


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Stereo Microscope

  • Stereo Microscope
  • Instruction Manual
  • Vinyl Dust Cover
  • Styrofoam Protective Case
  • 2 Rubber Eye Guards
  • 10x Wide-Field Eye Pieces (2)
  • 20x Wide-Field Eye Pieces (2)
  • Black/White Base Plate
  • Frosted Glass Base Plate
  • Wrench for Focusing Tension Adjustment
  • Screwdriver to Replace Eye Pieces
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The tool is designed to be used with U-posts or T-posts. It can aid in installing many types of fencing such as Poultry Netting, Hardware cloth, Plastic Fence, Welded Wire, and Garden Fence.

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Computer programming tool

  • Computer Keyboard 
  • Computer Mouse
  • MicroSD Card loaded with “NOOBS” (Note: this should already be inserted into the device)
  • HDMI Cable
  • MicroUSB Power Supply
  • Raspberry Pi Compatible USB WiFi Adapter 
  • Black Raspberry Pi Protection Case
  • CanaKit Box
  • Quick-Start Guide
  • Quick Reference Card
  • Warning/Safety Guide Card


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Turns everyday objects into keys for your computer.

Makey Makey Board
7 alligator clips
6 White Wires
1 USB Cable
1 Alligator Clip with Velcro Band
Instruction Sheet

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Build the MeeperBOT out with LEGOs, and then program it to perform!

  • MeeperBOT 2.0
  • Battery Cover
  • Two Screws
  • Screwdriver

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  • 1 Small Organizer with 21 Pieces
  • 1 Dremel Tool
  • 1 Tile Cutting Attachment
  • Instruction Manual

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I Taught Myself Knitting Book
Instructional DVD
10 Carabiner Stitch Markers
2 Gold Knitting Needles (Size 6)
2 Blue Knitting Needles (Size 8)
1 Blue Stitch Holder
2 Tapestry Yarn Needles
2 Point Protectors
1 Knit Gauge

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  •  Crochet Stitch Guide Book
  • 24 Crochet Hooks (various sizes)
  • 1 Case

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96-736-317-02.jpgCordless Screwdriver

  • 12 Drill Bits
  • 1 Cordless Drill
  • 1 Charging Cable with Cord
  • Instruction Manual

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  • 113 pieces (including carrying case)


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