Apollo at the Los Angeles Public Library

 

ARTIFACTS ON THE ROAD

The Space Center will visit various branches of the LA Public Library with Apollo artifacts and present activities tied to the artifacts and the Apollo program. See below for dates, times and locations.

 

June 1, 2019

2:00pm

Sherman Oaks Martin Pollard Branch Library

14245 Moorpark Street
Sherman Oaks, CA 91423


 

June 15, 2019 

10am - 1pm

Pico Branch Library (Santa Monica)

2201 Pico Boulevard
Santa Monica, CA 90405


 

June 22, 2019

1:00pm

West Valley Regional Branch Library

19036 Vanowen Street
Reseda, CA 91335


 

June 29, 2019

11:00AM

Washington Irving Branch Library

4117 W. Washington Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90018


 

June 29, 2019

2:00pm

Mar Vista Branch Library

12006 Venice Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90066


 

July 27, 2019

2:00pm

San Pedro Regional Library

12006 Venice Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90066


 

Alma Reeves Woods - Watts Branch Library

10205 Compton Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90002

July 30, 2019

3:00pm


ALUMNI TALK

Celebrate the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11’s moon landing with a series of discussions with former aerospace professionals from the Apollo era in conjunction withthe Los Angeles Public Library.  The alumni will visit branches and look back at the “space race” and the local contributions that put a man on the moon in less than a decade.  These chats will occur at the following LA Public Library branches across Los Angeles.

 

Porter Ranch Branch Library

11371 Tampa Ave.
Porter Ranch, CA 91326

July 13, 2019

2:00pm


 

West Valley Regional Branch Library

19036 Vanowen Street
Reseda, CA 91335

July 27, 2019

1:00pm


 


West Valley Regional Branch Library

19036 Vanowen Street
Reseda, CA 91335

October 5, 2019

2:00pm


ALUMNI PANEL DISCUSSION

Join a panel of distinguished former aerospace professionals from the Apollo era, eager to share their recollections, from the personal to the professional. These are the people who designed and built the spaceships that took us to the Moon! Hear the story of humanity’s greatest technical achievement from those who made it happen.

This discussion will be moderated by the President and Executive Director of the Columbia Memorial Space Center, Ben Dickow.

 

Central Library - Taper Auditorium

650 W. 5th Street
Los Angeles, CA 90071

September 22, 2019

2:00pm