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Solar Eclipse

Jefferson County will be a prime viewing spot on August 21st for one of the rarer celestial events, a total solar eclipse!  

All Branches are out of the eclipse glasses. 

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Library Events

Arnold Branch:

Eclipse glasses are being given away to children who complete the Summer Reading Program at the Arnold Library.  Eclipse Glasses will also be given as a prize to adults who complete the Adult Reading Program that begins on August 1st.  Plus we will have Eclipse Glasses to give away on the day of the big event!

Total Solar Eclipse Watch Party on Monday August 21st from 11:30am to 2:30pm.  We will have live music from Steve Chosich, the MoJo food truck on site, and giant lawn games to play.  Make sure to bring blankets and chairs.  

Eclipse Watch Party

Northwest Branch:

Eclipse Viewing - Monday, August 21
12:00 - 2:30 p.m.

Experience the 2017 Total Solar Eclipse at this family event!  Attendees will receive a free pair of eclipse safety glasses (while supplies last). Kids can make a Planetary Sun Catcher craft and scribble with sidewalk chalk.  Joe Callahan and the Bluegrass Band will be performing from 12:30 - 1:30.  Kona Ice will be selling refreshing treats.  Bring blankets and chairs to get comfortable!

Windsor Branch:

Safe Eclipse Viewing Class -Wednesday, August 9 at 6:30 p.m.
Learn about the August 21, 2017 Total Solar Eclipse from a member of the St. Louis Astronomical Society. Jefferson County will be in the prime viewing region for this rare event, and the class will emphasize viewing the eclipse safely. A free pair of eclipse safety glasses will be offered to those in attendance. Please call 636-461-1741 to register.

View the Eclipse-Monday, August 21
The Windsor Branch of the Jefferson County Library, located at 7479 Metropolitan Blvd., will be a viewing place for the Eclipse on Monday, August 21. The public is invited to bring lawn chairs, and free eclipse viewing glasses will be provided while supplies last. We will also live stream the Eclipse in our meeting room through NASA. Totality will occur approximately from 1:17 to 1:20 p.m.