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One Giant Leap for Mankind

Celebrate the 50th anniversary of the July 1969 Moon landing and space exploration with these events, booklists, and more.

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Shoot for the Stars Events Shoot for the Stars Events

Check out all of our space-themed classes and events.
Check out all of our space-themed classes and events.
Online Resource

Earn a Digital Badge Earn a Digital Badge

Take one small step and sign up for Summer Reading June 1st to complete this far-out mission.
Take one small step and sign up for Summer Reading June 1st to complete this far-out mission.
Blogpost

July 20, 1969: Walking on the Moon July 20, 1969: Walking on the Moon

By Virginia
Learn details about the Apollo 11 mission as we celebrate 50 years since the 1969 moon landing.
Learn details about the Apollo 11 mission as we celebrate 50 years since the 1969 moon landing.
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Aliens: Escape From Earth Aliens: Escape From Earth

Join Sciencetellers for an action-packed and educational alien adventure using science experiments and more! Grades K-6. Sign up.
Join Sciencetellers for an action-packed and educational alien adventure using science experiments and more! Grades K-6. Sign up.
Staff List

To Infinity & Beyond: Space Exploration To Infinity & Beyond: Space Exploration

recommended by CRRLCollection
Check out one of these Hollywood films on space exploration and travel.
Check out one of these Hollywood films on space exploration and travel.
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Paint the Galaxy Paint the Galaxy

Jun 6th | 2:30pm - 4:00pm
Create a galaxy painting. Materials provided. Adults.
Create a galaxy painting. Materials provided. Adults.
Staff List

High Impact Asteroid Fiction High Impact Asteroid Fiction

recommended by CRRL_SarahH
Whether you mine one, live inside one, or fear it's coming to destroy the Earth, any way you slice it, asteroids make for an exciting read.
Whether you mine one, live inside one, or fear it's coming to destroy the Earth, any way you slice it, asteroids make for an exciting read.
Staff List

CRRL My Librarian: Moonshot 1969 CRRL My Librarian: Moonshot 1969

recommended by CRRL_VirginiaJ
Mission accomplished. Learn how and why it was done and who was involved with these books and videos.
Mission accomplished. Learn how and why it was done and who was involved with these books and videos.
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Guardians of the Galaxy Marathon Guardians of the Galaxy Marathon

Jun 8th | 11:00am - 5:00pm
Save the galaxy with the Guardians! Teen & adult.
Save the galaxy with the Guardians! Teen & adult.
Staff List

CRRL Picks: Shoot for the Stars CRRL Picks: Shoot for the Stars

recommended by CRRLCollection
Shoot for the stars with these adult fiction titles on space exploration and other cosmic adventures.
Shoot for the stars with these adult fiction titles on space exploration and other cosmic adventures.
Resource

Check Out Now: Astronomy eMagazine Check Out Now: Astronomy eMagazine

Includes expert science reporting, vivid color photography, complete sky coverage, informative telescope reviews, and much more.
Includes expert science reporting, vivid color photography, complete sky coverage, informative telescope reviews, and much more.
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Space Cinema Space Cinema

Howell
Join us for space movies the whole family will love. All ages.
Join us for space movies the whole family will love. All ages.
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Fabulous Friday: Astronaut Academy Fabulous Friday: Astronaut Academy

"One giant leap..." Become an explorer of the stars with this K-6 event.
"One giant leap..." Become an explorer of the stars with this K-6 event.
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Backyard Astronomy for Beginners Backyard Astronomy for Beginners

Jul 15th | 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Part of our Science Cafe summer series. Presented by David Abbou, NASA/JPL Solar System Ambassador. For adults.
Part of our Science Cafe summer series. Presented by David Abbou, NASA/JPL Solar System Ambassador. For adults.
Staff List

CRRL Teens: Galactic Adventures CRRL Teens: Galactic Adventures

recommended by CRRLTeens
These young adult fiction titles embrace space travel, space operas, and everything else out of this world.
These young adult fiction titles embrace space travel, space operas, and everything else out of this world.
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