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 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.