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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. Programs will be held between May 2017 and October 2018.

Upcoming Events

YouTube Live: 3, 2, 1 Liftoff!
Sunday, December 20 • 5:00 p.m. • YouTube

Log on to hear about the past, present, and future of space rockets.  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

Live Virtual Star Party
Sunday, January 24 • 4:00 p.m. • YouTube

Log on to participate in a virtual astronomical observing event. Weather permitting. Take part in a YouTube Live event with an interactive live chat feature. Q and A will be available throughout the livestream. Log in five minutes before the start time and look for the live event HERE

Live NASA Simulcast of the Landing of the Perseverance Mars Rover
Thursday, February 18 • 12:00 p.m. • YouTube

Log on to a simulcast of the landing of NASA’s Perseverance Mars Rover. Take part in a YouTube Live event with an interactive live chat feature. Q and A will be available throughout the livestream. Log in five minutes before the start time and look for the live event HERE

Astrophotography
Sunday, March 21 • 4:30 p.m. • YouTube

Log on to learn the basics of astrophotography. Take part in a YouTube Live event with an interactive live chat feature. Q and A will be available throughout the livestream. 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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