Have space suit – will travel

I was crazy about outer space as a kid.  I had astronaut pajamas, and I remember as a 5-year old jumping into bed to go to sleep and doing a countdown (5…4…3…2…1 – Blastoff!) before closing my eyes and pretending my bed was a rocket. I also had the book “You will go to the … Continue reading Have space suit – will travel

Where’s My Flying Car? Science Fiction Predictions

It is always fun to read science fiction and see how the author predicts the future. This is especially true for older books. Not only was our technology not nearly as advanced back then, but we can also truly see how it all turned out. For instance, a lot of writers still had us using … Continue reading Where’s My Flying Car? Science Fiction Predictions

Live Long and Prosper

UPDATE from Youth Services Staff:  The "Under the Stars" program at Macon County Public Library has been rescheduled due to the rain and thunderstorms that are forecast for Thursday evening, March 12. It will now be held on Thursday, March 26 at 7 PM. Consequently, Science Club will be at 7 PM that day (instead of … Continue reading Live Long and Prosper

I Love Sci-Fi!

By Deb I just received my first NextReads Science Fiction e-newsletter.  This month the theme is books that have been turned into movies.  Brilliant!  Two of my favorites!   I’ve loved sci-fi for as long as I can remember.  The first sci-fi book I remember reading was Miss Pickerell Goes to Mars by Ellen MacGregor.   It’s … Continue reading I Love Sci-Fi!