NASA @ My Library

{This page has not been updated for 2024; please check our Events page for upcoming library programs. Visit NASA's eclipse page here.}

Past Programs

  • Solar Science Saturdays (dates and program descriptions below) | View photos of these programs here.
    • Intro to Solar Eclipses: September 16, 2023, at 2:00 p.m.
      Learn about solar eclipses and make a case for your solar eclipse glasses.
    • Make a Pinhole Viewer: September 23, 2023, at 2:00 p.m.
      Local astronomer Zachary Lichtmann will guide you in making your own pinhole viewer and provide fascinating information about the sun.
    • Safe Sun Viewing & Chalk Art: September 30, 2023, at 2:00 p.m.
      Learn to use a variety of solar science tools and create solar eclipse chalk art.
    • Be a NASA Scientist: October 7, 2023, at 2:00 p.m.
      Become a citizen scientist using the GLOBE Observer app.
    • Eclipse Day: October 14, 2023, 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
      Bring your solar eclipse glasses to the library to view the eclipse, or come inside the library to view the livestream of the eclipse as it goes across the country!
  • August 13, 2022: Marine Science Fair | View photos of this program here.
  • August 6, 2022: Eyes of the Wild | View photos of this program here.
  • July 30, 2022: Space Painting | View photos of this program here.
  • July 13, 2022: Jenkinson's Aquarium: No Bones About It | (Included in the Oceans in Motion activities)
  • July 9, 2022: Nebula in a Jar | View photos from this program here.
  • June-August 2022: Oceans in Motion | View photos of the Oceans in Motion activities here.
  • March-April 2022: Lost in Space | View photos from this and other past programs here.
  • February 2022: African American Stars of NASA
  • December 18, 2021: Launch Day
  • December 16, 2021: RVCC Tonight's Sky
  • December 15, 2021: RVCC Our Solar System
  • December 14, 2021: Telescope Night
  • December 14, 2021: RVCC To the Moon and Back
  • December 13, 2021: RVCC Magic Tree House Space Mission
New Brunswick Free Public Library will have more STEM programming for all ages soon, as a NASA @ My Library partner

NASA@ My Library is based upon work funded by NASA under cooperative agreement No. NNX16AE30A. Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of NASA@ My Library and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration.


Webb's First Images Expert Panel Discussion:

Webb's First Images Expert Spanish Panel Discussion:


Watch the James Webb Space Telescope Launch (recorded December 25, 2021):


Watch Looking Deeper into Space with James Webb Space Telescope (live streamed Oct. 13, 2021).


View more James Webb Space Telescope videos from NASA.gov: James Webb Space Telescope Videos


Learn more about the James Webb Space Telescope:

  • Where is Webb? - This data-driven infographic shows the status of Webb on its journey to L2 orbit. The page constantly updates as Webb travels, deploys, and cools to operating temperature.

  • Webb's Launch - From arrival at the ESA launch Facility in Kourou French Guiana, through launch and deployment, this page is your starting point for exploring Webb's launch and commissioning.

  • What Is the James Webb Space Telescope? - This page is a more kid-friendly introduction.