For Immediate Release

Live Stream Solar Eclipse Viewing on the Big Screen
Monday, August 21, 2017 from 1:15pm to 4:00 pm
Woonsocket Harris Public Library
303 Clinton Street, Woonsocket RI 02895

Harris Library to Live Stream NASA Solar Eclipse

The Woonsocket Harris Public Library, 303 Clinton Street Woonsocket, will offer a live stream solar eclipse viewing on the big screen in the large program room on Monday, August 21st from 1:15pm - 4pm. Please join us at the library for a viewing of the rare solar eclipse occurring all across America. A live stream from NASA will be displayed for all to view. Come by the library and pick up a packet at the reference desk to learn the science and history behind solar eclipses. Viewing glasses are not provided, but there will be information and supplies to make your own pinhole projector.  For more information, please call the Reference Desk at 401-767-4124.

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Submitted by Margaret McNulty, 401-769-9044, Woonsocket LIbrary

 

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