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Explore the Universe at 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.

Upcoming Events

What’s Up At NASA?

Sunday, October 10 • 4:00 p.m. • YouTube

Log on to hear a brief overview of some of the exciting projects and missions that NASA is working on including Lucy, DART, Perseverance and Ingenuity, and the Commercial Crew Program.  Take part in a YouTube Live event with an interactive live chat feature.  Q and A will be available throughout the presentation.  

Log in five minutes before the start time and look for the live event HERE

NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope

Sunday, November 14 • 4:00 p.m. • YouTube

NASA’s newest space telescope, the James Webb, is scheduled to launch in late 2021.  This incredible engineering wonder will allow scientists to do things that humankind has only dreamed of such as peering through the clouds of interstellar gas and dust that obscures stars in nebulae to seeing back to the very beginning of time in the universe.  Hear all about the history and plans for the JWST and prepare for what promises to be one of the greatest storytellers of all time. Take part in a YouTube Live event with an interactive live chat feature.  Q and A will be available throughout the presentation.

Log in five minutes before the start time and look for the live event HERE

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.

Photo by NASA on Unsplash

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