Wednesday, March 14, 2007

MISSION READ: To the Library and Beyond


In cooperation with the Library Summer Reading Programs in the area, Dr. Sandra Magnus, NASA astronaut, has confirmed the date of her visits to the libraries this Spring!

Dr. Magnus was born in Belleville and graduated from Belleville West. She received her bachelor degree in physics and a master degree in electrical engineering from the University of Missouri-Rolla and a doctorate from the School of Material Science and Engineering at the Georgia Institute of Technology.

On Saturday, April 7, 2007 she will be at the Hayner Public Library in Alton at 10:00am, the Collinsville Library at 1:00pm, and O'Fallon Library at 3:00pm to share her experiences of being in space and working on the International Space Station.

A true hometown girl with a 'World of Experience' - Come listen to the fascinating world of a real astronaut!