Eclipse Viewing Event
Monday August 21, 2017
12:30 PM until 4:00 PM
THIS EVENT IS FULL AND OUR WAITLIST IS FULL. We look forward to welcoming registered participants to our activities. The Great American Eclipse is today, and the Library is celebrating! Rain or shine we will have events at the Library.
Eclipse glasses and viewing (glasses available for registered attendees)
Make pinhole viewers in the lobby 10 am to 1 pm. (Please bring a shoebox),
History Wall - make art or share a memory that we will digitize into online slide shows
Live Streaming of total eclipse areas via NASA's website in the Lovell Room
Leaf Shadow Viewing - watch the shadows made by trees during the eclipse
Book Displays (OF COURSE!!) Children ages 8-12 can also register for our Astronomy Club beginning this fall
Walk the Solar System Path - Find out how vast our solar system truly is
Space Riddles Scavenger Hunt - Find and answer them all for a special giveaway
Solar Eclipse T-Shirts - Make a memory of this special day (Bring your own t-shirt)
Space Snack while supplies last
Eclipse glasses will be given out in the Library Lovell Room to registered participants from 12:30-1:30. (NOTE TIME CHANGE TO ACCOMMODATE our many patrons!) Waitlist guests should visit the Lovell Room between 1:30-2 pm when any available glasses will be given out in order of waitlist number. ALL GLASSES WILL BE GIVEN OUT BY 2 pm. Arrive on time to receive yours. Sun safety and a signed waiver are required of all participants, and a responsible adult must accompany all children and be responsible for their safety. No one should look at the sun without appropriate eclipse glasses.
Eclipse glasses are courtesy of a grant from the Moore Foundation, Star_Net, and the Space Science Institute
Location: Lovell Room
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