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2019-05-28 Mysteries in May

Join us for an exciting meeting of mystery authors at the Oakley Library.  Authors Jim Hasse, John Schembra, Ann Parker, and Penny Warner will join us in a panel discussion and take questions about their decades of work.


2019-05-30 Junior Investigator Afternoon

May's Read to 2020 Challenge is all about mysteries, and we suspect you've been meeting this month's challenge. Come to our Investigator Afternoon and participate in some brain-stimulating mystery activities. You'll also meet other kids and share the mystery books you've read this month. There will be prizes and fun! 


2019-06-01 Read to 2020 - June Challenges

Read to 2020 - Are you up to the challenge?

June:  Travel - Here and Beyond

- A book that takes you on a journey to a new land

- A book about a vacation

- A book about aliens or UFOs


2019-06-07 Astronaut Q&A with Daniel Bursch

NASA Astronaut Daniel Bursch, will be visiting the Pleasant Hill Library. Join us as he shares his experiences on the International Space Station, moderated by NASA Scientist, Dr. Margaret Race!

As a former Naval Test Pilot and NASA Astronaut Mr. Bursch is a veteran of four space flights. He has logged over 227 days on the International Space Station, including spacewalks and one of the longest space flights for US astronauts: 196 days in space. Get the chance to talk with a real astronaut and ask him some questions of your own!


2019-06-07 Astronaut Daniel Bursch Visits Danville!

Former NASA astronaut Daniel Bursch is coming to Danville to talk about his experiences in space and to answer your questions!  Bursch has been on four space flights, logging over 227 days in space, including 196 days as a flight engineer on the International Space Station, one of the longest single flights for a U.S. astronaut!  Back in the earth's atmosphere, Bursch has had an extensive career as a naval pilot. 

You can submit questions for Mr. Bursch beginning May 13, by coming in to the library, emailing a question (amiller@ccclib.org), or by registering for the event and submitting a question online.  Registration is not required.

Mr. Bursch will speak in the Danville Community Center.  Stay afterward to shoot (paper) rockets into the sky, play with Rec on the Go, and maybe look at the night sky through a telescope!

Sponsored by Contra Costa County Library and in partnership with the Town of Danville