Lincoln City Libraries hosting eclipse events, handing out eclipse viewing glasses

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LINCOLN, Neb. -- Monday, July 31 marks just three weeks until the total solar eclipse. Lincoln City Libraries are making sure you and your family are prepared to safely view the eclipse.


For two weeks, Lincoln libraries will be holding eclipse events where they will hand out eclipse viewing glasses, help you make a pinhole viewer, and host other games.

The events are:
-Monday, July 31, 2 to 4 p.m., Anderson Branch, 3635 Touzalin Avenue
-Wednesday, August 2, 2 to 4 p.m., Eiseley Branch, 1530 Superior Street
-Thursday, August 3, 2 to 4 p.m., Gere Branch Library, 2400 S 56th Street
-Wednesday, August 9, 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Bennett Martin Public Library, 136 S 14th Street
-Wednesday, August 9, 2 to 4 p.m., South Branch Library, 2675 South Street
-Saturday, August 12, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Walt Branch Library, 6701 S 14th Street

A limited number of eclipse viewing glasses will be available for the public following each program. Libraries not hosting programs will have glasses for distribution beginning July 31.