Program Resources

Browse through a variety of program ideas and resources contributed by librarians throughout Northwest Ohio. Have a resource you would like to share? Email a brief description along with a copy and/or link to Erica Pax, Emerging Technologies Educator at

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Shoot for the Stars Storytime 2019

This space themed storytime includes book recommendations, fingerplays, songs and rhymes, and a stained glass foil star craft.

Solar System to Scale Planet Spacing Activity

When we see a model of our solar system, we usually see the planets spaced approximately equally apart. Are the planets really spaced equally apart? Complete this activity and find out!

Space Lapsit and Toddler Storytimes

Includes both lapsit and toddler space themed storytimes.

Space Parties – Large Group Program Ideas

This resource provides a range of ideas for space themed programs in the library and includes games, crafts, and food ideas, book lists, and storytimes.

Space Snacks

Several ideas for space themed snacks.

Space Story Time

This space themed storytime includes suggestions for books, songs, and a craft.

Space Storytime (ages 3-6)

This space themed storytime includes book suggestions, songs, and rhymes.

Space Storytime | Target age: Preschool (3-5 years)

This space themed storytime includes book recommendations, songs and rhymes, a straw rocket craft, astronaut pudding snack recipe, and instructions for making moon sand.

Space Theme Craft Images

Photographs of space themed crafts on display at the 2019 Summer Reading Program Workshop.

Space Theme Passive Program Ideas

20 space theme passive program ideas including handouts.