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Grant Awarded

The Carson City Library has been selected through a competitive application process to be part of NASA@ My Library, an initiative to engage public audiences nationwide in informal and lifelong learning with the excitement of NASA exploration and discovery. In spring 2017, more than 500 libraries applied to participate.

Click here to read more on the NASA@ My Library at the Carson City Library!


Solar Eclipse Viewing 2017

Join us in viewing the Solar Eclipse at the Carson City Library on Monday, August 21st from 9-11AM. We will have hands-on activities, free solar eclipse glasses, and a photo booth to help you commemorate this amazing event.

Be sure to take appropriate precautions the day of the solar eclipse, click on this Safety Flyer to learn more or this for information on Viewing the Solar Eclipse Safely (En Español). For more information on the solar eclipse, check out this Viewing Guide.

Supplies are limited, register in advance to reserve your spot by clicking here!




Voyager and Space Memorabilia

Stop by the Carson City Library to view an exhibit of Voyager and Space Memorabilia provided by Maxine Nietz. Her personal collection was acquired while working at JPL Engineering, LLC. It has been made available to the public in our Nevada Reference section in support of the NASA @My Library program.


NASA@ My Library is led by the National Center for Interactive Learning (NCIL) at the Space Science Institute (SSI) in partnership with the American Library Association (ALA) Public Programs Office, the Pacific Science Center, Cornerstones of Science and the Education Development Center. Funding comes from NASA’s Science Mission Directorate via cooperative agreement No. NNX16AE30A. Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed by NASA@ My Library do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration.