News Update: Broward County Libraries offering Free Eclipse Glasses
You’ve had 99 years to prepare. But just in case you’ve procrastinated, we have good news – you can still get viewing glasses for free! To boot, you can also participate in enjoyable educational programs designed to enhance your once-in-a-lifetime experience.
With just over a week until the total solar eclipse, AKA: The Great American Eclipse, these programs (many occurring during the actual eclipse) are being offered throughout Broward County. Here is a list of events:
- -August 17 – Eclipse 2017 – Big Sun, Small Moon? 6 to 7:30PM, Margate Catharine Young Library, 5810 Park Drive, Margate, FL 33063, 954-357-7500
- -August 19 – Pre-Solar Eclipse Celebration: Make an edible model of the sun, 1 to 2PM, African-American Research Library and Cultural Center
- -August 20 – Pre-Solar Eclipse Party, 12 to 4PM, Stirling Road Library, 3151 Stirling Road, Hollywood, FL 33312, 954-357-7550
- -August 21 – Solar Eclipse Special Event, 12:30 to 7:30PM, African-American Research Library & Cultural Center, 2650 Sistrunk Blvd., Fort Lauderdale, FL 33311, 954-357-6282
- -August 21 – Let’s View the Solar Eclipse, 1 to 5PM, Main Library, 100 S Andrews Avenue, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301 954-357-7444
- -August 21 -Solar Eclipse: Watch NASA stream total eclipse of the sun from across the U.S., local observatory telescopes streams, view live partial eclipse of the sun outdoors with free eclipse glasses, arts and craft projects and more, 1 to 5PM, Southwest Regional Library, 16835 Sheridan St., Pembroke Pines, FL 33331, 954-357-6580
- -August 21 – Solar Eclipse: Experience the fascinating real-life science behind an eclipse, 2 to 3PM, North Lauderdale Saraniero Library, 6901 Kimberly Blvd., North Lauderdale, FL 33068, 954-357-6660
If you have questions or would like to register for any of the upcoming events, call your local library.
News Update Source: Get Your Free Eclipse Glasses From These Broward Libraries – NBC 6 South Florida http://www.nbcmiami.com/news/local/Get-Your-Free-Eclipse-Glasses-From-These-Broward-Libraries-439970223.html#ixzz4penvxTy2