Space Programs

50th Anniversary of Apollo 11's Historic Moon Landing - A classic story of American ingenuity

Main Library - Auditorium
Monday, July 15: 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Join us in the Auditorium for a Live Webcast Event to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the NASA Apollo 11 Mission - the space-flight that landed the first two astronauts on the Moon.

Mind, Body & Sole: Teen Tuesdays @ 2

Norton Branch Library - Community Room
Tuesday, July 16: 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Stomp Rockets-Join us and participate in the U.S. Space & Rocket Center’s Global Rocket Launch Challenge. 

Mind, Body & Sole - Space STEM Series

Northwest Akron Branch Library - Community Room
Tuesday, July 16: 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 Program - Teen Time: Green Screen Adventures

Portage Lakes Branch Library - Community Room
Tuesday, July 16: 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Have you ever wanted to land on the moon or soar through the air like a rocket? Spend the afternoon at Portage Lake’s Portable Green Screen Studio. Leave with an out of this world photo!

Mind, Body & Sole: Space Cadets Story Time

Norton Branch Library - Community Room
Wednesday, July 17: 10:30am - 11:15am
Soar into a universe of stories with stories, games, and crafts.

Jr Science Day: Astronaut Edition

Goodyear Branch Library - Community Room
Wednesday, July 17: 6:00pm - 7:15pm
Explore outer space with fun activities for young children. This program is for children ages 4 – 9.

Story Time: My Best Friend is an Alien

Main Library - Children's Library Programming Room
Saturday, July 20: 11:00am - 12:00pm
Stories and fun featuring aliens from outer space. Design your own alien friend.

Story Time - Aliens Invade!

Maple Valley Branch Library - Community Room
Saturday, July 20: 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Take the kids into outer space -- or to the Maple Valley Branch Library for story time about aliens. We will create our very own aliens to take home and enjoy an intergalactic snack!

Mind, Body & Sole - Ozobot Challenge

Odom Boulevard Branch Library - Community Room
Tuesday, July 23: 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Learn about Ozobots and create a challenging spacey course to race them on.

Mind, Body & Sole: Out of This World Summer Reading Finale

Main Library - Children's Library Programming Room
Wednesday, July 24: 2:00pm - 3:00pm
A final blast off for the summer of fun, space-themed activities to fuel your rockets. Groups of 10 or more, please call to register.

Friday Fun Day - Space Rocks

Ellet Branch Library - Community Room
Friday, July 26: 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Paint your own little meteor to keep or hide somewhere in this galaxy.  For kids grades K-5.

A Special Builders' Club

Main Library - Children's Library Programming Room
Saturday, July 27: 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Grades K to 6: Come to this special Builder’s Club and make your own space-tacular rocket ship!

Mind, Body & Sole - Space STEM Series

Northwest Akron Branch Library - Community Room
Tuesday, July 30: 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.

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