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Monday, August 21, 1 to 4 p.m., “Total Solar Eclipse Safe Viewing & Activities.” To celebrate this rare event of a total solar eclipse, the library is hosting a safe viewing of the solar eclipse (Limited quantity CE ISO certified viewing glasses. To ensure you have viewing glasses, bring your own.) and the low-tech pinhole camera as well as a variety of informational activities and children’s crafts related to the eclipse. You’re invited to the library’s main gallery, children’s library – and the solar eclipse viewing on the pedestrian bridge outside the library for this unique experience, sponsored by the Blount County Friends of the Library.
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Some (not all) locations in the following retail chains sell ISO-compliant safe eclipse glasses and/or handheld viewers made by the companies listed at the top of this page, so you can confidently buy solar viewers if you find them in their stores — but not on their websites. Links are provided only to help you locate the store nearest you.
For more information: https://eclipse.aas.org/resources/solar-filters