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About the Lending Library
The OPB Lending Library is a benefit we are pleased to offer to:
Members and Partners may borrow up to 2 items at a time for up to 21 days.
We'll send you the media items by mail, including a return envelope and postage for convenient return.
If the item you have selected is currently on loan, we will be happy to reserve it for you. We hope you enjoy this service.
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- Find a title you like and click its "Details / Add to list" link.
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- Click the "Submit" button at the bottom of the page.
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For more information or to select by phone:
If you're a Business Partner, please e-mail Lori Bernet or call 503.293.1950.
If you're a Cornerstone Society, President's Council or Wyllis Johnson Legacy Society member, please e-mail Julie Arnzen or call 503.977.7765.
Title: 400 Years of the Telescope
Copy #: 1
Duration: 1 hour, 0 minutes
Media: 1 DVD
Following the history of the telescope from the days of Copernicus to recent findings from the Hubble Telescope, 400 YEARS OF THE TELESCOPE opens in 17th century Florence, Italy, with Galileo training his spyglass on the heavens and discovering that Jupiter has four moons, Venus has phases like the Moon, and most shocking of all: the Earth is not the center of the universe.