EXPLORE THE UNIVERSE @ YOUR LIBRARY!

 

 

Solano County Library is one of only 3 libraries in California, and 75 nationwide to be awarded a prestigious NASA@MyLibrary grant.

 

This grant is designed to share the excitement of NASA exploration and discovery with our community.

 

Join us for a compelling learning experience and be a part of the story, science and adventure of NASA’s exploration of our solar system and the universe beyond.

 

 

 

SOMETHING FOR EVERYONE!

 

 

We will have programs that engage various age groups and get the chance to meet NASA scientists, engineers and educators. We will have something for everyone!

 

Programs will include national and international STEM/space events as well as storytimes, robotics programs, weather programs, and other STEM-related offerings. Programs will be held between May 2017 and October 2018.

 

Star Art Contest

June 12 - July 16
Submit celestial-inspired artwork to the library for our Star Art Contest. Design your own constellation, paint a realistic picture of Jupiter, write a haiku about life on Mars, or create a meme about the solar eclipse – whatever you like! Learn more

Claw Robots with Vanden High @ Suisun City Library

Thursday, June 22 - 3 p.m.
Susiun City Library
601 Pintail Dr., Suisun City, CA 94585

Meet the students from the Vanden High Robotics team and test drive a claw bot! Children under 10 must be accompanied by an adult.
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Super Summer Coding Club @ Rio Vista Library

Thursdays at 1pm beginning July 13
Rio Vista Library
44 South Second Street, Rio Vista, CA 94571

A beginning programming class using the Scratch programming language on Raspberry Pi computers. For ages 7-10.  Maximum class size of 10.  Registration required. All materials provided.
To register call 866-572-7587.

Pre-Eclipse Extravaganza @ Town Square Library

Thursday, August 17 - 4 p.m.
Vacaville Public Library - Town Square
1 Town Square Place, Vacaville, CA 95688

This is one party you won’t want to miss! Free eclipse viewing glasses, a Solar System Ambassador from the Jet Propulsion Lab, and free STEM activities for everyone!
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NASA@ My Library is led by the National Center for Interactive Learning (NCIL) at the Space Science Institute (SSI) in partnership with the American Library Association (ALA) Public Programs Office, the Pacific Science Center, Cornerstones of Science and the Education Development Center. Funding comes from NASA’s Science Mission Directorate via cooperative agreement No. NNX16AE30A. Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed by NASA@ My Library do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration.

 

"I hated school. It's embarrassing when your peer would correct your spelling paper and you had practically nothing...The literacy program has really helped me by encouraging me. I never got that when I was a kid."

- Ron

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