What's something all of us in the world can do together? Revel at the beauty of the night sky! Celebrate World Space Week from October 4–10, 2018. This year's theme is Space Unites the World. How will you celebrate the cosmos?
- Out of This World Teen Books. Tales include aliens, exploration and cautionary tales!
- Astronomy in Fiction. Novels about real-life astronomers, lovers looking at comets and more.
- If You Liked Hidden Figures. Learn about how women shaped the future of space exploration.
- Space: What Movies Can Tell Us. Movies based on true events and imaginative films about space and unknown worlds beyond.
The exploration of space will go ahead, whether we join in it or not, and it is one of the great adventures of all time, and no nation which expects to be the leader of other nations can expect to stay behind in the race for space. —John F. Kennedy
- Stream a space-related film on Kanopy.
- Learn all about astronomy, from its ancient origins to present-day breakthroughs on Kanopy.
- Visit hoopla for books, movies and audiobooks on space, the cosmos and more for all ages.
- View October Sky, a film based on the true story of a coal miner's son who takes up rocketry, on Tuesday, October 9, at Koelbel Library.
- Register your child for a STEAM program.
- Browse upcoming technology programs.
- See what astronauts read—because they have to unwind somehow.
- BookRiot made a list of 50 Must-Read Books Set in Space. How many have you read?
- Astronaut books and media for kids and adults
- Space documentaries
- Books and films by Neil deGrasse Tyson, one of the best known astrophysicists
- Books and films by Carl Sagan, who brought astronomy into the public eye