Astronomy week is February 20-24, 2023. We will be having many fun programs for youth and adults alike. See below for a list of activities. Events will also be posted on the website calendar and the library social media accounts. Please call the library if you have any questions 407-647-7700.
Monday, February 20 at 4:00 pm
Join local astronomy enthusiast, Nanci Adler, to explore concepts in astronomy and the constellations in our night sky through books, activities, and crafts. Recommended for ages 6+, but ALL AGES welcome. No registration or library card required.
Tuesday, February 21 at 4:00 pm
DoDad’s Lab: OuterSpace
Blast off to Outer Space Science with DoDad’s Lab. Professor DoDad and his zany lab assistant Darcy will take the audience into the science of space. All ages welcome!
Tuesday, February 21 at 7:00pm
Tissue Paper Art on Canvas
Celebrate astronomy week with us and create a beautiful picture. We will use tissue paper to form nebulas and galaxies on canvas. Register for this class on our website beginning February 1. Class size is limited. Ages 14 and up.
Wednesday, February 22 at 4:00 pm
Fresh For Kids: Space Edition
Get ready to blast off and prepare recipes that are out of this world! Ages 5 and up. Space is limited. Registration required. Please call the library to register. 407-647-7700.
Wednesday, February 22 at 6:00 pm
Cosmic Conversations: Tour of the Night Sky
Join NASA JPL Solar System Ambassador Sharife Gacel for a short presentation followed by a telescope viewing at Quinn Strong Park. No registration or library card required.
Exploring the James Webb Telescope
Thursday, February 23 at 7:00 pm
Join Derek Demeter, astronomer and Director of the Emil Buehler Planetarium at Seminole State College for this presentation about the James Webb Space Telescope. He will detail its amazing recent discoveries and mission objectives. No library card or registration required.