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My Mother the Astronaut

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July 11, 2019


Washington Heights Public Library

Washington Heights

Young elementary, Tween


Event description:

To the moon and beyond! Aquarius's mom is an astronaut and today is "Take your child to work day". Aquarius can't wait to go to NASA and find out what it's like to be in space! They visit Mission Control where she meets scientists and engineers who show her what they do and she learns all about space travel. Her imagination blasts off and she dreams of incredible journeys through the cosmos! Best for ages 5 and older.

Address: 1000 Saint Nicholas Ave.
Washington Heights, NY 10032
Phone: 212-923-6054

About Washington Heights Public Library

Standard hours: Monday-Thursday, 10am-7pm; Friday-Saturday, 10am-5pm
Wheelchair accessible: Yes

The first Washington Heights Library opened in 1868. In 1914, the library moved to its present quarters at 1000 St. Nicholas Avenue. The four-story, brick structure designed by Carrère and Hastings, houses an adult, young adult, children's, and reference collection. A multi-use auditorium is available for community group meetings as well as library programs.