Space Programs

Teen Time: Astronauts Eats

Portage Lakes Branch Library - Community Room
Tuesday, June 18: 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Do you know what astronauts eat during their time in space? Learn about making a “space” meal and sampling something from a different dimension.

Space Cadets Story Time

Norton Branch Library - Reading Garden
Wednesday, June 19 and June 26: 10:30am - 11:15am
Soar into a universe of stories with stories, games, and crafts.

NatureConnect Create: Moon Walk

Portage Lakes Branch Library - Community Room
Wednesday, June 19: 11:00am - 12:00pm
Inside and outside fun for everyone! Shoot for the moon with us as we investigate our nature area and craft a unique Moon Model.   Children’s program.

NASA Astronaut Mike Foreman

Main Library
Thursday, June 20: 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Learn what it's like to fly on a NASA space shuttle with someone who's been there - Navy Captain (Retired) Mike Foreman.

Astronaut Training

Ellet Branch Library - Community Room
Friday, June 21: 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Do you have what it takes to be an astronaut? See what real astronauts experience in space and complete our library astronaut training program. For kids in grades K-5.

Astronomy Day

Main Library
Saturday, June 22: 10:00am - 4:00pm
Look to the stars! Visit the inflatable planetarium provided by the Cleveland Museum of Natural History, and check out other out-of-this-world activities throughout the day.   All ages

Space STEM Series

Northwest Akron Branch Library
Tuesday, June 25: 2:00pm - 3:15pm
Ever wondered if you have what it takes to be an astronaut? Ponder about STEM challenges geared towards space in this Space STEM Series. You do not need to attend in sequence. For grades 4-8.

Teen Time: Splatter Painting

Portage Lakes Branch Library
Tuesday, June 25: 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Create something as colorful as the cosmos. We will supply the paint and canvas; wear old clothes and be prepared to create! Space is limited so please register in advance.

Create Galaxy Soap

Odom Boulevard Branch Library
Tuesday, June 25: 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Learn an easy method to create your own galaxy patterned soap. Teen program.

Star Wars: Building a Galaxy with Code

Main Library
Tuesday, June 25: 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Beginning coding and gaming for teens.

Out of this World Crafts

Ellet Branch Library
Friday, June 28: 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Make your own spaced-out creations. For kids grades K-5

Tween Spa Science

Main Library
Saturday, June 29: 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Grades 3 to 6: Make bath bombs, sugar scrub, and more! Experiment with hands-on materials and make cool concoctions! Space is limited; registration required.

Space! To Crafts & Beyond

Northwest Akron Branch Library
Saturday, June 29: 3:00pm - 4:15pm
Make a galaxy-in-a-jar, your very own terrarium, and more in this craft focused space program.   Grades 3-5

Exploring the Solar System through STEAM

Maple Valley Branch Library
Saturday, June 29: 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Enjoy an afternoon of interplanetary fun with Ms. Erica! Learn about the solar system with interactive science and art activities. It’s sure to be out of this world!  Grades K-5

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