14 Aug The Great American Solar Eclipse
*******WE WILL HAVE A LIMITED NUMBER OF GLASSES FOR THE ATTENDEES OF OUR VIEWING PARTIES BEGINNING AT 12:00PM TODAY, AUGUST 21. ONE PAIR PER PERSON IN ATTENDANCE.*********
The August 21st Great American Solar Eclipse is a week away! The eclipse begins in our area at 11:55 am. The maximum eclipse will occur at 1:21 pm and end at 2:44 pm. The Library has a very limited supply of glasses to disperse.
We will not be able to accommodate requests for large group numbers.
It is imperative that you practice safe viewing procedures for the health of your eyes. https://eclipse2017.nasa.gov/safety
The Library is hosting 3 solar eclipse viewing events the day of August 21 beginning at 12:00pm at Main, Coolspring, and Kingsford Heights. laportelibrary.org
Michigan City Public Library and New Carlisle-Olive Township also have a limited number of glasses for the public. Glasses can also be purchased at Walmart.
A school or library they can find discounted glasses here.
School Discount Glasses
A member of the public can purchase glasses from these sites.
American Paper Optics: http://www.eclipseglasses.com
Rainbow Symphony: www.rainbowsymphony.com/ eclipse-glasses
Thousand Oaks Optical: http://www.thousandoaksoptical.com/
You might also suggest making a pinhole projector. There are many ways to make a pinhole projector and they can be made for free with common household items. https://eclipse2017.nasa.gov/how-make-pinhole-projector-vie…