Heads up! The Olathe libraries will be closed on Monday, October 14 for staff training.
The new Indian Creek opens on October 19, 2019! In preparation, the temporary Indian Creek location closed on September 8, 2019. Please note service changes during the transition.
What could be better than reading a book about outer space? How about being read a book from outer space? Imagine listening to a story read to you by a real astronaut floating weightless through the heavens! Well, imagine no more. Story Time from Space features stories read by working astronauts living aboard the International Space Station. You can find a number of different children’s books read by a variety of different astronauts. It’s like having your own private story time from space!
Watch astronaut Scott Kelly share the book Mousetronaut, written by Mark Kelly (Scott’s twin brother who is also a retired NASA astronaut) and read from the International Space Station. This book tells the story of a small mouse named Meteor who joins a space shuttle crew and rescues the mission by going where no mouse has gone before. Story Time from Space is a project of the Global Space Education Foundation.