Li­brary events

Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette - - OUR TOWN -

Pub­lic li­braries across the coun­try will be of­fer­ing pro­grams on the 2017 to­tal so­lar eclipse and pro­vid­ing view­ing glasses to pa­trons. Here are a few events in North­west Arkansas.

Fayet­teville Pub­lic Li­brary

Glasses dis­tri­bu­tion: 1:30 p.m. Sun­day. Limit 1 per per­son. Lec­ture: 6 p.m. Tues­day. “Eclipses — Sci­ence and Safety,” by Caitlin Ahrens, UA Cen­ter for Space & Plan­e­tary Sci­ence. In­for­ma­tion: 856-7207, hro­bideaux@faylib.org

Springdale Pub­lic Li­brary

Safety video, glasses dis­tri­bu­tion: 11 a.m. Aug. 21, chil­dren’s au­di­to­rium

Pic­nic lunch: 11 am. Aug. 21, Mur­phy Park.

In­for­ma­tion: 750-8180, spring­daleli­brary.org

Ben­tonville Pub­lic Li­brary

Ben­tonville Pub­lic Li­brary cel­e­brates the so­lar eclipse with “pas­sive” pro­gram­ming due to their re­pur­pos­ing project.

Book dis­play: ‘“All Things Space” Bi­b­li­og­ra­phy: BPL on­line re­sources

In­for­ma­tion: 271-6816, spekel@ben­tonvil­lear.com, ben­tonvil­leli­brary.org

Rogers Pub­lic Li­brary

When: 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. Aug. 21 Events: Crafts, NASA livestream of eclipse, tele­scope with so­lar fil­ter. No view­ing glasses avail­able.

In­for­ma­tion: 621-1152

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