NASA @ My Library

Upcoming Programs

Solar Science Saturdays
These programs are for all ages, though children under 12 should be accompanied by an adult. Register for one or all of the programs at:

  • 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.

Attendees will receive a pair of solar eclipse glasses at the end of each program listed above.

  • 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!

Past Programs

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.

Go to for live coverage related to the James Webb Space Telescope!

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 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.