By Jennifer La Riviere

Suisun City Library will host a science lesson and ultraviolet (UV) light detector activity on Thursday, Sept. 28 from 3pm-4pm. Participants will learn about UV radiation, ways we can protect ourselves from the harmful effects of UV rays to people on Earth, and how astronauts protect themselves while in space. Kids will make and take home a UV light detector.


The Suisun City Library is located at 601 Pintail Drive in Suisun City.


Solano County Library is one of 75 public libraries 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, SCL is offering free programs and activities for various age groups that explore NASA science and technology. The programs will be held between May 2017 and October 2018. More information, including a program schedule, is available at


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. 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.

For more information contact Jennifer La Riviere, 1-866-57-ASK-US or For a calendar of related programs, visit




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