The Westminster Reference Library in London started lending out telescopes in April 2018.   The Project has also attracted quite a bit of press attention. Here are some relevant links:

Location details are as follows:

Westminster Reference Library
35, St. Martin's Street
London WC2H 7HP

If your library is not on the list and would like to be included, please Register Your Program with us.  

Our Goal

To foster scientific literacy, stimulate an interest in astronomy, and provide people who have never looked through a telescope the chance to experience the excitement that comes from discovery