- Summer Reading
Explore Space @ Your Library
Thanks to our partnership with the AERO Institute and NASA Dryden Education we invite you to Dream Big and check out our list of great space books for kids, our calendar of exciting space related programs at a library near you, and some of our favorite space websites!
Sat, May 7,
@ Montebello Library
Richard Wade presents a visual, interactive program about the relative sizes and distances of the moon, planets, sun, and stars. Marvel at the vastness and beauty of the universe. Learn what causes the seasons and the phases of the moon For ages 6-12.
Wed, May 18,
@ Acton Agua Dulce Library
Let's learn about comets! You'll get to build your own model comet while learning the different components that make up these icy Solar System bodies. For Rocket Scientists ages 8-12.
Thu, May 26,
@ City Terrace Library
Celebrate the life of the first female astronaut, Sally Ride, by making your very own Mars Egg Rover.
We will drop your rover from up high and see if your egg survives.
Thu, May 26,
@ Rosemead Library
Have you ever been curioius about our sun, moon, stars, and beyond? Richard Wade will delight you with his fantastic hands-on presentation about world of astronomy. You won't want to miss this!
Please arrive early. Seating is limited.
For Families with Children: 5 years - 17 years old.
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Kids Explore Space
- NASA Brain Bites
So you always wanted to ask NASA: What is the temperature of space? How do you scratch your nose in a spacesuit? How long does it take to call Mars? NASA Brain Bites has short, fun space trivia videos!
Read space books online using BookFLIX!
- The Clickable Spacesuit
Learn about spacesuits with this interactive feature on the NASA website.
- NASA's The Space Place
The Space Place is full of games, puzzles, quizzes, videos, pictures and facts about the Earth, Space and Technology.
- NASA’s Kids’ Club
NASA Kids’ Club contains online puzzles, trivia, games, and more!
Parent / Teacher Resources