Posted on: July 12, 2017

Rio Rancho Public Libraries Receives NASA@ My Library Grant

Rio Rancho Public Libraries is proud to announce that it is one of 75 public library systems selected to be part of the NASA@ My Library initiative to engage public audiences nationwide in informal and lifelong learning with the excitement of NASA exploration and discovery.

As a NASA@ My Library Partner, Loma Colorado Main Library and Esther Bone Memorial Library will offer free programs and activities for various age groups throughout the year that explore NASA science and technology. The first program will be a solar eclipse viewing party on Monday, August 21 at Loma Colorado Main Library. More information will be available in the coming months at riorancholibraries.org.

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. Collaborators include International Observe the Moon Night team members based at the Planetary Science Institute, NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center, the Lunar and Planetary Institute, Wyle Labs and NASA’s Ames Research Center.

Rio Rancho Public Libraries provide the greater Rio Rancho community with resources and enriching experiences that facilitate individual and community growth. The Loma Colorado Main Library is located at 755 Loma Colorado Boulevard NE, and the Esther Bone Memorial Library is located at 950 Pinetree Road.  

Discover your library at riorancholibraries.org.