Children’s Programs:

Storytime is taking a short break.

It will return in the New Year.


  Adult Programs:

The Friends of the Preston Public Library Invite You to:

Spring Stars: Tips and Tricks for
Observing the Night Sky


Mystic Seaport
The Museum of America and The Sea
Treworgy Planetarium
75 Greenmanville Avenue
Mystic, CT 06355

Saturday, March 14, 2020

6:30 pm – 7:30 pm – Interactive Star Show in the Planetarium

7:30 – 8:30 pm   – Telescope
observing session on the museum grounds

Discover the beauty of the dark night sky that has inspired poets and guided mariners.  Learn how to find the principal stars and constellations as well as a story or two about them.  Inside the Treworgy Planetarium at Mystic Seaport, the stars and planets are projected overhead onto the surface of a 30-foot diameter dome.  About 1,200 can be shown.  The planets, sun, and moon are projected by individual lights. 

Adults & Children:  $5 to benefit the Friends of the Preston Library (payable at the Planetarium)

 Limited capacity in the Planetarium, so please sign-up at the front desk of the Preston Public Library or call (860-886-1010) as soon as possible, no later than March 10, 2020

Parking:  Park in the northern lot across from the Thompson Building (new one that looks like a wave).  A staff member will meet visitors inside the Thompson Building and will show you where to access the Planetarium.


Bring your family and kids.  We would be delighted if you can join us !

Brought to you by The Friends of the Preston Public Library

Star light, Star bright

Join us for a night of lights!


Will update as information on our next program becomes available!

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