Somerset County Library System Solar Eclipse Events

Date/Time

Aug 21, 2017

Description

All events on August 21:

 

 North Plainfield branch - Program Room
Monday, August 21: 12:00pm - 3:00pm
AGE GROUP:  KIDS, FAMILIES
EVENT TYPE:   STEM
Want to watch the solar eclipse of 2017 but don't have a good view or the weather isn't what you hoped?? Join us as we live stream the solar eclipse! We'll have snacks and beverages available to enjoy while you watch.More info on the live stream of the solar eclipse here:NASA EDGE will join forces with the NASA Heliophysics Education Consortium to air a live webcast of the total solar eclipse from Southern Illinois University from Carbondale, Illinois. The webcast will begin airing at 12 noon EDT (16:30 UTC). Prior to the totality in Carbondale at 11:52:26 AM CDT, we will introduce you to the science of eclipse and a variety of NASA experts including mission scientists, engineers and educators.Throughout the entire webcast we will switch to live views of the total eclipse as it occurs. So if you're unable to view the eclipse in person, don't worry. Sit back, relax and let NASA EDGE turn your location into the best seat in the house!
 Bound Brook branch - Children's Program Tables
Monday, August 21: 12:00pm - 1:00pm
AGE GROUP:  KIDS
EVENT TYPE:   CRAFTS & HOBBIES
Get ready for the eclipse today. We will construct a solar oven that can be used to harness the energy of our amazing sun. We will test it out on Tuesday when the sun will be back in action.
 North Plainfield branch
Monday, August 21: 12:30pm - 1:30pm
AGE GROUP:  KIDS
EVENT TYPE:   STEM
A total eclipse of the sun is here and we want to celebrate it! Measure how far we are from the sun and then make your own solar eclipse to take home with you.
 Hillsborough branch - Conference Room
Monday, August 21: 1:00pm - 3:00pm
AGE GROUP:  TWEENS, TEENS, KIDS, FAMILIES, ADULT
EVENT TYPE:   STEM
View the total solar eclipse in our Conference Room as we connect to NASA TV to live stream the eclipse as it makes its way from Oregon to South Carolina.
 Manville branch
Monday, August 21: 1:00pm - 3:00pm
AGE GROUP:  TWEENS, TEENS, KIDS, FAMILIES, ADULT
EVENT TYPE:   STEM
Watch NASA TV's live stream of the solar eclipse as it makes its way from Oregon to South Carolina.
 Warren Township branch - Meeting Room
Monday, August 21: 1:00pm - 4:00pm
AGE GROUP:  TWEENS, TEENS, KIDS, FAMILIES, ADULT
EVENT TYPE:   STEM
Come to the library to view the 2017 Total Solar Eclipse, the first total solar eclipse visible from the continental United States since February 1979.
 Bridgewater branch - Meeting Room ABC
Monday, August 21: 1:00pm - 3:00pm
AGE GROUP:  ADULT
EVENT TYPE:   STEM
Bridgewater library will be connecting to NASA TV to live stream the eclipse as it moves its way from Oregon to South Carolina.

Location

Various locations
NJ

Additional Information

County:

Somerset

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