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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: Galaxy Quest
Sunday, November 22 • 5:00 p.m. • YouTube

Log on to take a journey into some of the aspects of galaxies within the Universe.  Take part in a YouTube Live event with an interactive live chat feature.  Q and A will be available throughout the presentation.

Excavation Dig Experience
Friday, December 11 • 3:30 p.m. • ZOOM

Meet up with other kids via Zoom to discuss our Earth Rocks activity. Share what you discovered when you did the activity at home. Watch library staff excavate their own kits! Share your favorite geology jokes.

Instructions in English               Instructions in Spanish

Excavation Dig Experience
Wednesday, December 16 • 3:30 p.m. • ZOOM

Meet up with other kids via Zoom to discuss our Earth Rocks activity. Share what you discovered when you did the activity at home. Watch library staff excavate their own kits! Share your favorite geology jokes.

Instructions in English               Instructions in Spanish

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.

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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