August 9, 2017

Eclipse Activities

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August 21, 2017 - August 21, 2017
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Monday August 21st ALL DAY activities

Watch a live stream of the eclipse at the library and pick up your pair of FREE eclipse glasses (while they last)

The library will be Live Streaming the eclipse in the downstairs meeting hall!  At the mini-makerspace table we have a fun eclipse craft for families as well as a short video on what it is like to have two minutes to run an experiment over a year in the making. We have a limited amount of FREE eclipse glasses for Library card holders (available starting Monday August 14th) and will have several pairs available to borrow in-house at the library on the day of the eclipse. Please protect your eyes while viewing the eclipse!

NASA has created a special website with all the information you need to learn about the eclipse. According to NASA, “On Monday, August 21, 2017, all of North America will be treated to an eclipse of the sun. Anyone within the path of totality can see one of nature’s most awe inspiring sights – a total solar eclipse. This path, where the moon will completely cover the sun and the sun’s tenuous atmosphere – the corona – can be seen, will stretch from Salem, Oregon to Charleston, South Carolina. Observers outside this path will still see a partial solar eclipse where the moon covers part of the sun’s disk.”