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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!

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Upcoming Events

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Wed, Oct 22,
4:00 PM

@ Gardena Mayme Dear Library

Wacky Science series: Portable Planetarium!

Join us for a trip through the skies in this Portable Planetarium, presented by Full Spectrum! Participation is limited to the first 40 participants. Call now to reserve your space! For children in grades K-5.

This program is part of a year-long science series encouraging children to pursue careers in science by presenting science in a fun but engaging manner. All programs are generously sponsored by the Los Angeles County Library Foundation in conjunction with the Gardena Valley Friends of the Library.

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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!

  • BookFLIX
    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! 

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