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Solar Eclipse 2017

On August 21, 2017 we will be in the path of a solar eclipse!

Eclipse 2017 Emblem
Visit https://eclipse2017.nasa.gov/ to learn more!

All children who sign up for summer reading will receive eclipse viewing classes.   Remember, safety first when viewing the eclipse, please read How to View an Eclipse Safely before you try.  Plus, join us for these fun, hands-on, programs to explore different ways of viewing the eclipse:

Making Binocular Stations for Eclipse Viewing

Saturday, August 12, Noon – 1:00 PM, Upstairs Community Room

Learn how to use binoculars or a telescope to safely project an image of the solar eclipse onto a piece of paper.  All ages. Bring your own binoculars if you have them, the Library has limited pairs to share.

Diagram of a DIY pinhole projector.

Making Pinhole Projectors for Eclipse Viewing

Saturday, August 19, Noon – 1:00 PM, Upstairs Community Room

 

Learn how to use a cereal box, shoe box, or even two pieces of cardstock to safely project an image of the solar eclipse onto a piece of paper. All ages.