Adventure Library

Available starting April 20th. 
Thanks to our partnership with Outdoor Chattanooga, we now offer the Adventure Library, a Beyond Books collection of camping and hiking gear for the whole family! Items listed below are available for checkout through the Downtown Library’s 4th Floor.

Library cardholders ages 18 and up can check out up to 3 Adventure items at a time for a one-week period. Signing a liability waiver is required prior to check-out.

Gear is checked out and returned through the 4th Floor Makerspace at the Downtown Library. Each item is searchable in the Library Catalog. For questions or to check on the availability, please call 423-643-7753 or email

Adventure Library Gear
  • 1 Big Agnes 2-Person Tent
  • 1 Big Agnes 4-Person Tent 
  • 1 Ozark Trail 8-Person Family Tent 
  • 4 Hiking Backpacks (20L waterproof waistpacks)
  • 2 Dry Bags (20L)
  • 4 Kelty 3-Season Adult Sleeping Bags
  • 4 Ozark Trail Kid Sleeping Bags
  • 6 Foam Sleeping Pads (72.8″L X 21.65″W) 
  • 8 Sleeping bag Liners 
  • 6 Trekking Poles for Hiking or Walking (aluminium and collapsible) 
  • 1 New Wave Swim Buoy (8 oz with 20L air capacity)
  • 2 Anti-Fog Unisex  Swimming Goggles 
  • 6 LED Head Lamps
  • 5 Solar Lanterns 
  • 3 High Power 20×50 Binoculars (20X power magnification, 26mm large objective lens and 54yds/1100yds large field of view)
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