Annular Solar Eclipse

October 14, 2023

On October 14, 2023, an annular solar eclipse will cross North, Central, and South America. Visible in parts of the United States, Mexico, and many countries in South and Central America, millions of people in the Western Hemisphere can experience this eclipse.

During an annular eclipse, looking directly at the Sun without specialized eye protection designed for solar viewing is never safe. Review these safety guidelines to prepare for the upcoming eclipse.

Are you ready for the next annular solar eclipse? Make sure you stop by a branch, opens a new window to pick up your free eclipse glasses.

Eclipse & Astronomy Events

Grab a pair of eclipse glasses at one of our branches and look towards the sky - or come check one of our events to learn more about eclipses and space!

Armchair Astronomy

Armchair Travel: Armchair Astronomy

Oct 14th | 10:00am - 11:00am
Reference librarians will introduce you to library resources that can help you begin your journey to becoming an amateur astronomer.

Want to learn the latest from the library?

Space Out!

Learn more aspects about space exploration and astronomy by checking out resources in our collection!

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